| Rick Wamsley
| Goaltending coach
Born May 25, 1959 (Simcoe, ON)
Rick Wamsley enters his sixth season with the Senators in 2015-16 having been named goaltending coach on July 28, 2010. The native of Port Dover, Ont. spent the previous four seasons working in the St. Louis Blues’ organization including a stint as the interim head coach of the team’s American Hockey League affiliate, the Peoria Rivermen. He was hired by the Blues on July 7, 2006, as assistant/goaltending coach after spending the previous seven years as goaltending coach and professional scout with the Columbus Blue Jackets. He began his coaching career as a goaltending consultant with the Toronto Maple Leafs when he retired from professional hockey during the 1992-93 season. With the Maple Leafs, he also served two seasons as assistant coach (1996-97 to 1997-98) and one season as an amateur scout (1998-99).
Drafted by the Montreal Canadiens with their fifth pick (58th overall) in the 1979 NHL Draft, Wamsley earned a record of 204-131-46 over a 12-season career with Montreal, St. Louis, the Calgary Flames and Toronto. In 1989, he won the Stanley Cup as a member of the Flames.
Wamsley's primary responsibility is with the goaltenders at the NHL level, but he also works closely with the development of the goaltenders throughout the team's system, including prospects in the American Hockey League.
In the spring of 2014, Wamsley was appointed to the position of OHL goaltending consultant by the Ontario Hockey League which has seen him work with OHL member clubs in the effort of creating a goaltender coaches advisory board while serving as a leader to help improve goaltending development across Ontario. In this role, he is available to support OHL goaltending prospects and their families at league events which include the annual development combine and all OHF-OHL under-15 programs, while assisting in curriculum development for the OHL coaches conference and for OHL and minor hockey goalie coaches.
Wamsley and his wife, Lori, have three daughters, Kelly, Colleen and Megan.