Instructors

Clarke Wismer

Clarke Wismer has been teaching for 18 years in SD #34, and at Robert Bateman Secondary since 2005.  He currently teaches Law 12,  Work Experience and runs the school hockey program.  Mr. Wismer has been involved in hockey as a player and coach for 37 years.  As a player he began playing Jr. Hockey in Southern Ontario at the age of 14 finishing with 2 years of Jr.B in Thunder Bay, ON while attending Lakehead University.  Over the past 10 years he has coached all levels in the Chilliwack Minor Hockey Association.  Clarke has run youth development camps for 10 years and is the Director of the Chilliwack Jr. Chiefs Spring Hockey program in Chilliwack, he also coaches the 2006 AA team.   For the past 8 years Clarke and Jeff have run the Robert Bateman Secondary School hockey program in Abbotsford. Their High School team also won the BC Hockey High School Tier 2 championship in 2015.    Mr. Wismer is a certified Hockey Canada Development 1 coach.  Currently, Clarke is the head coach of Chilliwack Minor Hockey Pee Wee A1 team.

Jeff Dods

Jeff Dods has been teaching for 21 years in SD #34 all at Robert Bateman Secondary.  He currently is the Career Counsellor for the school and has been a Provincial champion rugby coach in the past.   Mr. Dods has been involved with hockey for 39 years as a player and coach.  He played Minor Hockey in Prince George. Played Junior A Hockey in Kelowna and captained the Prince George Spruce Kings. He played Varsity University Hockey at UBC where he was assistant captain and awarded the teams best defensemen. Mr. Dods also represented Canada in Senior AAA at Four Nations Tournament in Holland. For the past 8 years Clarke and Jeff have run the Robert Bateman Secondary School hockey program in Abbotsford. Their High School team also won the BC Hockey High School Tier 2 championship in 2015.  Presently, he is coaching Pee Wee A2 in Chilliwack. In addition, Jeff runs several youth development camps throughout the year.   Jeff has a Masters Degree with a focus in Curriculum and Instruction.  Mr. Dods is a certified Hockey Canada Development 1 coach.