Don started the UPEI Women's Hockey program in 2000-2001, serving as Head Coach for the first 5 years, and then continuing on as manager. He brings 32 years of coaching experience in hockey, football, and rugby at high school, collegiate, and university levels. Don has a BSc. and BEd from Dalhousie University and an MEd. from St. Mary's University. His focus continues to be the all-around wellness of the student-athletes on the Women Panthers team.