Team Personnel

Jeff Fox – Assistant Coach

Peter Campbell – Assistant Coach

Mark Fratarcangeli – Skills Coach

Stéphane Levere – Goalie Coach

Stéphane Levere joined the Ottawa Jr. Senators as goaltending coach eight years ago. Under his watch, all of Ottawa’s starters have moved on to a higher level, whether it be at the NCAA level or USports.

The Embrun resident, who is a gym teacher at École secondaire catholique Casselman, also coaches high school volleyball and is responsible for his school’s Special Olympics program.

In his spare time, Levere enjoys cycling, cross-country running, and tennis. He also spends a lot of time reading on the mental aspect of the game of hockey as he believes it plays a crucial part in a goalie’s ongoing development.


Dr. Laura Creppin – Head Trainer

Dr. Laura Creppin enters her fourth season as the Head Trainer for the Ottawa Junior Senators Hockey Club. A valuable asset to the organization, Creppin is tasked with helping to diagnose and treat player injuries throughout the season.

Born and raised in Orleans, Dr. Creppin received an Honours Bachelor of Health Sciences from the University of Ottawa and a Doctor of Chiropractic Degree from the Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College. She is also certified in contemporary medical acupuncture and optimizing neuromuscular performance.

Dr. Creppin played competitive soccer and hockey as well as volleyball and tennis and remains an active participant in those same sports today. Prior to working with the Junior Senators, Creppin worked sideline coverage for various soccer and running events where she began to combine her passion for athletics and medicine.


Carmelo Pugliese – Head Equipment Manager

Carmelo Pugliese begins his third season as the Equipment Manager with the Ottawa Junior Senators. Pugliese has spent many years around various CCHL arenas, making stops in Nepean with the Raiders, and in Kanata with the Stallions, before finding a home with the Junior Sens after being hired by HC/GM Martin Dagenais.

Carm keeps busy throughout the season ensuring the players equipment is in great shape for every game and practice. He takes tremendous pride in sharpening skates according to each players specifications. Carmelo’s positive attitude and hard-working style has endeared him to all OJS players and staff who appreciate all he does.

In his spare-time, Carmelo enjoys participating in a variety of sports as part of the Special Olympics program including floor hockey and softball. He lives in Ottawa with his wife.