Craig Priestlay Director of Skating Development

Craig is currently an elementary school teacher in Thunder Bay and is a former player at both the CIS (Lakehead University) and WHL (Edmonton Ice, Swift Current Broncos) levels. He was also a member of the 2005 Allan Cup winning Thunder Bay Bombers. Craig has been teaching Power Skating across Western Canada for over 20 years. He has been the owner and lead instructor of Superior Stride Power Skating since it's inception in 2008, and he is looking forward to many more years to come!

  • 20+ years of Power Skating Instructor experience (Novice-NHL participants)

  • 13 years Owner and Director of Skating Development - Superior Stride Power Skating

  • 2008-present Elementary school teacher 

  • 2009-2011 Coach of Major Midget Thunder Bay Kings

  • 2001-2006 Canadian InterUniversity Sport (CIS) Player – Lakehead University Thunderwolves

  • 2006 OUA Men’s Hockey Champion - Lakehead University Thunderwolves

  • 2005 Allen Cup Champion – Thunder Bay Bombers

  • 2001 Florida Panthers Free Agent - Training Camp 

  • Former Western Hockey League (WHL) Player – Edmonton Ice and Swift Current Broncos

  • Former Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) Player – Drayton Valley Thunder