Brett Heimlich finished his fourth season with the Avalanche and second as Video Coach in 2018-19 after spending the previous two years as a coordinator.
In his current role, Heimlich presents video breakdowns of game situations to coaches and players during intermissions, 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.
Heimlich, 32, 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 Englewood with his wife Amanda and son Holden.