John Payetta
Director of Hockey Operations

John Payetta is responsible for overall operations of the hockey program including game night staffing and event management, merchandising, game scheduling, travel arrangements, website updates, media releases, financial administration, hockey camp management and various fundraising events.

In his free time, Johnny enjoys golf, fishing, hiking, biking and watching football

Email: jtpayett@lakeheadu.ca

Paul Wehrstedt

Paul updates the live stats for the OUA website during home games and the individual and team stats after every game (home and away) for the team's website. Paul enjoys watching Nascar, hockey and wrestling, as well as doing stats and spending time with his friends and family.

Larry Bone

A native of Newmarket, Ontario, Bone played NCAA hockey for Northeastern University from 1963-66 and was inducted into the Northeastern Sports Hall of Fame in 1993. He has worked as an assistant coach for the Newmarket Royals of the OHL and as head coach for the Newmarket Flyers of the OJHL.

Bone is married to his wife Sheila and has two children and two grandchildren.

Dr. David McKee
Team Physician

In addition to being the Thunderwolves' team physician, Dr. McKee practices at the LU Sports Medicine Clinic and is also an emergency room doctor at the Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre.

Josh Legrow
Equipment Manager

Billie Barrett
Sports Information Director

Abby Proteau
Athletic Therapist

Abby is a kinesiology major responsible for the safety and well-being of the Thunderwolves as a first responder and by providing treatment and excercise presriptions as required.  

She is also a proud member of the Canadian Ski Patrol and athletic therapist for the Thunder Bay Border Cats baseball team.