Dany grew up in Québec, Canada where he played youth hockey from the age 4. He attended St-Joseph boarding school in the Trois-Rivières area where he was the captain of the hockey varsity team. He went on to play Collège AAA at Collège Laflèche, Trois-Rivières. He then attended Université Laval in Québec while playing Tier II Junior hockey. Dany attended graduate school at North Carolina State University, Raleigh where he spent some time with the Wolfpack of the ACHA (ACCHL).
He moved to the Philadelphia area in 2007 and started his coaching career with the Valley Forge Colonials mite program where he has been the assistant director since 2013-2021.
Dany has been coaching the Minutemen 2013 team since 2021/22 season.
Valley Forge Minutemen Squirt Minor 2022-2023
Valley Forge Militia/Mite Major 2021-2022
Valley Forge Colonials Mite Director/Coach 2019-2021
Valley Forge Minutemen Squirt Major 2017-2018
Valley Forge Minutemen Squirt Minor 2016-2017
Valley Forge Minutemen Squirt Minor 2015-2016
Valley Forge Minutemen Mite Major 2014-2015
To teach fundamental hockey skills and promote teamwork in a fun, positive and respectful environment so players keep improving and are ready for the next level.