|Dave Cameron was appointed head coach of the Ottawa Senators on Dec 8, 2014, when the team fired Paul MacLean as coach. Cameron was in his fourth season as assistant coach with Ottawa when he received the promotion. Prior to his time with the Senators, Cameron spent four seasons as coach and general manager of the Mississauga St. Michael's Majors of the OHL. In his final season with the Majors in 2010-11, he led the team to both the OHL championship series as well as the to the championship game of the Memorial Cup.|
Cameron also served as head coach for Canada’s national junior team, winning a silver medal at the 2011 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship held in Buffalo, N.Y. He was also an associate coach for the national junior team in 2010, winning a silver medal in Regina/Saskatoon after winning a goal medal as an assistant coach in 2009 when the tournament was held in Ottawa.
|Prior to joining Mississauga, Cameron spent three seasons in the Senators organization as the head coach of the American Hockey League’s Binghamton Senators. In three years with Binghamton, the team posted a 105-106-29 record over 240 games.|
A native of Kinkora, P.E.I, Cameron came to Binghamton from the Toronto St. Michael’s Majors of the OHL, where he had served as head coach and director of hockey operations. In four years with Toronto, Cameron posted a 145-87-30-10 record.
As a player, Cameron appeared in 168 National Hockey League games, recording 53 points (25 goals, 28 assists) with the Colorado Rockies and the New Jersey Devils between 1981 and 1984. He was originally selected by the New York Islanders in the eighth round (135th overall) of the 1978 NHL Entry Draft.