Ross Yates

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Ross Yates
Born (1959-06-18) June 18, 1959 (age 58)
Montreal, QC, CAN
Height 5 ft 11 in (180 cm)
Weight 170 lb (77 kg; 12 st 2 lb)
Position Centre
Shot Right
Played for Hartford Whalers
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1981–1992

Ross Richard Yates (born June 18, 1959) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player and a former American Hockey League head coach. He played seven National Hockey League (NHL) games with the Hartford Whalers during the 1983–84 season. Yates was an All-Canadian with the Mount Allison University Mounties where he set Canadian college scoring records. He played in Europe after his NHL years and then entered coaching. He is the former head coach of both the Syracuse Crunch of the AHL and the Saint John Sea Dogs of the QMJHL.

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