ACAC Hall of Fame Inductee: Perry Pearn

ACAC Hall of Fame Inductee:  Perry Pearn

As coach of the NAIT Ooks Hockey team Perry Pearn built a Tradition of Excellence in the program that continues to this day. His work ethic and attention to detail have made him successful and respected at the collegiate, national, international and professional levels.

Perry coached the NAIT Ooks Hockey team for 14 seasons and left with a record of 457 wins-177 losses and 24 ties, 6 ACAC Championships, 6 Canadian Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Championships and 7 times was honored as ACAC coach of the year.  In 1984 his team went 24-0 in league play, and undefeated thorugh playoffs, championships and CCAA Championships. 

In 1990 and 1991 he was Assistant coach with the Canadian Junior team which won World championships and coached the Canadian team in the Spengler Cup. In 1993 Perry was Head Coach of the Canadian Junior team that went 6-1 in the tournament and won the World Championship.

Since leaving NAIT, Perry coaching travels have taken him to Switzerland, Medicine Hat and then to the NHL where he has been an assistant coach in Winnipeg, Ottawa, New York and Montreal. 

Congratulations Perry Pearn on your induction into the ACAC Wall of Fame.