Brett Heimlich enters his sixth season with the Avalanche and fourth as Video Coach after spending the previous two years as a coordinator.
In his current role, Heimlich presents video breakdowns of game situations to coaches and players, formulates scouting reports on opposing clubs and creates highlight and specialty films for use by the coaches and players. In addition, he provides video reports for postgame individual-player performance reviews as well as statistical analysis for the coaching staff. He is also in charge of video replay.
Heimlich, 34, joined the Avalanche after nine years with the San Jose Sharks. He first joined the Sharks organization in 2004 in event services before working his way up to video assistant, where he directly assisted the coaching staff. He was later promoted to video coordinator, where he communicated on headset with the club's assistant coaches during games while controlling the team's video capture and editing system.
A native of San Jose, Brett resides in Lone Tree with his wife, Amanda, and son, Holden.