With great sadness and a heavy heart we announce the passing WMHA member Chad Doucet, News (Welland Minor Hockey)

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Jan 23, 2024 | chris channon | 908 views
With great sadness and a heavy heart we announce the passing WMHA member Chad Doucet
It is with great sadness and a heavy heart we formally announce the recent and sudden passing of WMHA member, Chad Doucet or “Coach Chad” as he was known to many within the Welland Tiger family.


Coach Chad was a beloved volunteer with WMHA for many years. Most recently, he coached both of his boys in the U7 and U15 Divisions. The loss of Coach Chad has been devastating to our community and his warming presence in our rinks will forever be missed.

Coach Chad was not only a cherished hockey volunteer but also a loving husband, father, son, brother and friend to many in our community. Our hearts go out to all of his family and friends including his wife Lindsay and their two boys, Ryder and Carter.

Coach Chad will forever be known for his huge heart, warm smile and a deep passion for the game of hockey that he shared with many of our children over the years.

If anyone is interested in providing support directly to Coach Chad’s family please see the “Go Fund Me” and “Meal Train” links below.



At this time, Coach Chad’s family appreciates the support and privacy that have been afforded to them during this very difficult time.