Darby Hendrickson

Assistant Coach

Darby Hendrickson is in his 12th season as an Assistant Coach with the Minnesota Wild.

Hendrickson was an original member of the Wild and one of the most popular players in team history, playing four seasons (2000-04) and scoring the team's first goal at Xcel Energy Center on Oct. 11, 2000 vs. Philadelphia. The Richfield, Minn., native posted 60 points (29-31=60) in 182 regular season games with the Wild. He appeared in 17 playoff matches with Minnesota in 2003 and recorded five points (2-3=5) including the game-winning goal in Game 7 of the Western Conference Semifinal at Vancouver on May 8, 2003. Hendrickson also skated with Toronto, the New York Islanders, Vancouver and Colorado, posting 129 points (65-64=129) and 370 PIM in 518 games in parts of 10 NHL seasons...

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He played for the University of Minnesota for two seasons (1991-93) after earning the 1991 Minnesota Mr. Hockey Award while playing for Richfield High School and was a member of the 1994 United States Olympic Team. Prior to joining the Wild, Hendrickson served as a studio analyst for FOX Sports North and an analyst for KSTC-TV, Channel 45's coverage of the state high school hockey tournament, as well as a National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) Northwest Division Representative.

He and his wife, Dana, are the parents of four children: Mason, Addison, Beckett and Rennick.

Frederic Chabot

Goaltending Coach

Frederic Chabot was named Goaltending Coach for the Minnesota Wild on August 26, 2020. He spent the previous five seasons (2015-20) as the Wild's Goaltending Development Coach working with goalie prospects throughout the organization, including goaltenders playing for the Iowa Wild in the American Hockey League (AHL), as well as Minnesota draft picks...

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The former NHL netminder joined the Wild after serving as the Goaltending Coach for the Edmonton Oilers for five seasons (2009-14). Prior to working for the Oilers, he served as a Goaltending Consultant with Hockey Canada and its National Junior Team, helping Canada win a gold medal at the 2009 World Junior Championship. Chabot was also an instructor at Hockey Canada's Program of Excellence Goaltending Camp for three years (2007-09). The native of Hebertville-Station, Que., worked as a Goaltending Consultant with Berlin (DEL) in 2008- 09, capturing the league championship with the Ice Bears. Chabot also worked with AIK Stockholm (SWE-2) from 2007-09, overseeing goaltending for the entire organization.

Chabot played 17 seasons of professional hockey (1989-2006) and appeared in a total of 32 NHL contests with the Montreal Canadiens, Los Angeles Kings and Philadelphia Flyers. He spent a majority of his career in the International Hockey League (IHL) and was named the IHL's Most Valuable Player and Top Goaltender in 1999-2000 after going 36-19-7 with a 2.13 GAA and a .920 SV% in 62 games with the Houston Aeros. Chabot was also named best goaltender in the AHL (Baz Bastien Award) in 1993-94, MVP of the IHL in 1996-97 and best goaltender in the German League in 2002-03. He also backstopped the Vienna Capitals to the regular season and playoff championship in the Austrian League in 2004-05. He was originally drafted by the New Jersey Devils in the 10th round (192nd overall) of the 1986 NHL Entry Draft.

He and his wife, Suzanne, have a son, Gabriel, and reside in Quebec City.

Jonas Plumb

Video Coach

Jonas Plumb is in his 11th season as Video Coach for the Minnesota Wild. He is in charge of organizing the team's video requirements during the season...

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Prior to joining the Wild, Plumb worked for Hockey Canada in 2010-11, preparing video for various men's and women's tournaments. Plumb worked for the Swedish men's hockey team at the 2010 Winter Olympics and the National Hockey League's (NHL) Washington Capitals during the 2008-09 season. He has also spent time with the Western Hockey League's (WHL) Vancouver Giants, where he helped the team win the 2007 Memorial Cup and the 2006 WHL Championship.

He and his fiancé, Kristen, live in Wayzata.

TJ Jindra

Video Coach

T.J. Jindra is in his second season with the Minnesota Wild as a Video Coach and third with the organization after being hired as a Video Scouting Coordinator prior to the 2019-20 season. His responsibilities include working with the Wild's amateur scouts to collect and produce video to evaluate players for the NHL Draft, collaborating with the Wild's coaching staff to organize and create daily practice plans, assisting with on-ice practices and working alongside Jonas Plumb with the video replay system during all games and various video projects throughout the season...

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Jindra brings extensive hockey knowledge to the Wild having served on several coaching staffs throughout a variety of hockey levels. He was an assistant coach at the Prep High School level with Shattuck St. Mary's, a volunteer assistant coach at the collegiate level with the University of Notre Dame (his alma mater) and an assistant coach with the University of Alaska Anchorage. Jindra also served as an associate head coach with the University of St. Thomas, as the director of hockey operations for St. Cloud State University and was an assistant coach at the junior level with the United States Hockey League's (USHL) Madison Capitols.
He grew up in Faribault and currently resides in Minneapolis.