Dave Chambers (born May 7, 1940 in Leaside, Ontario) is a former Canadian ice hockey coach.
After playing junior hockey in the
Ontario Hockey Association, Chambers took several minor league assistant coaching jobs before landing a role at Ohio State University for two seasons from 1970-72. He left Ohio State to coach at York University in his native Toronto. He is the winningest coach in Ohio State history by winning percentage. He later took a position behind the bench of the junior league Toronto Marlboros.   He was coach of the gold-medal winning Canadian team at the 1988 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships in Moscow.
Chambers served as an assistant coach with the
Minnesota North Stars. He then was head coach of the Quebec Nordiques from 1990 to 1992. For the 2008-09 season, he worked as coach of the Rapperswil-Jona_Lakers in Switzerland. He also served as an assistant coach with ZSC Lions from 2000 to 2003 and from 2006 to 2008, and from 2003 to 2005 with the SCL Tigers.
He is currently an assistant coach with the
Schwenninger Wild Wings in Germany.
Chambers has also authored a series of instructional books that provide lessons on both on-ice skills and coaching.
Coaching record [ edit ]
2nd in Emms
Lost in second round
Ohio State University (Independent) (1970-71–1970-71)
Ohio State University (CCHA) (1971-72–1971-72)
Conference regular season champion Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
Division regular season champion Division regular season and conference tournament champion
Conference tournament champion
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