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Joel Quenneville - Head Coach

Joel Quenneville was named head coach of the Florida Panthers on April 8, 2019.

Quenneville, 61, has more than 20 years of NHL head coaching experience with the St. Louis Blues (1996-2004), Colorado Avalanche (2005-2008) and Chicago Blackhawks (2008-2018) organizations. A native of Windsor, Ontario, Quenneville is one of only two NHL Head Coaches in NHL History to reach 900 wins. Quenneville is a four-time Stanley Cup champion, with three championships won as a head coach.

Quenneville guided the Blackhawks to Stanley Cup victories in 2010, 2013 and 2015 during a historic 10-year run with the Blackhawks and is one of only 11 head coaches in NHL history to win the Stanley Cup on three occasions. Since 2005-06, Quenneville is the only NHL head coach to win the Stanley Cup three times.

The recipient of the Jack Adams Award in 1999-00, Quenneville helped lead the St. Louis Blues to a President's Trophy with a 51-19-11-1 record.

Prior to his head coaching career, Quenneville served as an assistant coach for the Quebec Nordiques/Colorado Avalanche (1994-96), winning the 1996 Stanley Cup.

The former defenseman was selected by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the second round (21st overall) of the 1978 NHL Entry Draft, Quenneville played in 803 career NHL regular season games, recording 190 points (54-136-190) with Toronto (1978-79 to 1979-80), the Colorado Rockies (1979-80 to 1981-82), New Jersey Devils (1982-83), Hartford Whalers (1983-84 to 1989-90) and Washington Capitals (1990-91).

Quenneville has been married to his wife Elizabeth since 1988 and has three children Anna, Lily and Dylan.

Coaching Staff

Training Staff

Equipment Staff

Charlotte Checkers

Hockey Operations

General Manager: Gregory Campbell

Manager, Team Services/Video Coordinator: Alec Rippetoe

Coaching Staff

Assistant Coach, Goaltending: Leo Luongo

Training Staff

Head AthleticTrainer: Alex Ambrose

Head Strength and Conditioning Coach: Artie Hairston

Equipment Staff

Head Equipment Manager: Chris Fournier

Assistant Equipment Manager: Eric Consentino