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Sheldon Brookbank – Assistant Coach

Sheldon Brookbank joined the Penguins as an assistant coach on August 8, 2022.

Brookbank brings five seasons of coaching experience to Wilkes-Barre/Scranton in addition to a 16-year pro playing career. The 41-year-old spent parts of the past four seasons as an assistant coach in the NHL for the Chicago Blackhawks.

The native of Lanigan, Saskatchewan racked up 853 professional games, 351 of which were spent in the NHL. Brookbank suited up for Chicago, the Nashville Predators, New Jersey Devils and Anaheim Ducks, and hoisted the Stanley Cup as a player for Chicago in 2013.

Brookbank appeared in 367 AHL games with the Grand Rapids Griffins, Milwaukee Admirals, Cincinnati Mighty Ducks, Lowell Devils and Cleveland Monsters. He won the Eddie Shore Award as the AHL’s best defensemen in 2006-07 with Milwaukee, when he led all league blueliners 38 assists and 53 points.

His brother, Wade, spent two seasons (2006-07, 2009-10) as a player with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, recording eight points (4G-4A) and 284 penalty minutes in 107 games.

  • Nick Biamonte – Video Coach
  • TBD – Equipment Manager
  • Jack Walsh – Assistant Equipment Manager
  • Henry Augenstein – Equipment Staff
  • Dave Hughes – Equipment Staff
  • Seamus McKelvey – Athletic Trainer
  • Zander Kosmala – Athletic Trainer
  • Connor Keenan – Strength & Conditioning Coach