The Bradford Rattlers

John Duco Hired as Associate Head Coach
(Bradford Ont. October 4, 2011)
By: Sean Werth

The Bradford Rattlers have added John Duco to the coaching staff in the position of Associate Head Coach.

John played 4 seasons in the NCAA's Division III hockey; spliting time between Oswego State College and Buffalo State College. Duco spent 4 years in the OPJHL playing with North York, Wexford, Thornhill and Stouffville. In his final year of junior, John lead his team in scoring with 62 points in 37 games.

John holds a Master's degree in Education, and is a supply teacher with the Toronto Public and Catholic School Boards. He will also be an asset to our team in the academic development of our athletes,providing regular tutoring sessions for our local and international players this season.

John brings a wealth of experience and connections to the Rattlers organization. Before joining the Rattler's coaching staff, Duco had spent two years coaching in the GTHL. This past summer, John was also a head instructor at the World Hockey Centre.

John is the brother of Mike Duco of the NHL's Vancouver Canucks.