Winnipeg Jets Coaching Staff

Dean Chynoweth

Assistant Coach, Winnipeg Jets

Dean Chynoweth was appointed as an assistant coach on June 17, 2024.

Chynoweth, 55, served as an assistant coach for the Toronto Maple Leafs for the past three seasons. The Calgary, Alta. native previously served as an assistant coach for the Carolina Hurricanes (2018-2021) and the New York Islanders (2009-2012). Chynoweth also worked as a head coach for the AHL’s San Antonio Rampage in the 2015-16 season and for the Lake Erie Monsters (2012-2015). Chynoweth also worked in several roles in the WHL since 2000 and as an assistant coach/assistant GM for the IHL’s Utah Grizzlies from 1998 to 2000.

Chynoweth was drafted in the first round (13th overall) by the New York Islanders in the 1987 NHL Draft. He played 10 seasons professionally, including 241 regular season games for the Islanders and the Boston Bruins where he posted 22 points (4G, 18A) and 667 penalty minutes. He also played six playoff games for the Islanders and Bruins.