2013 Team Staff

Brampton Thunder Team Staff

General Manager  Lori Dupuis 
Head Coach  Pat Cocklin 
Assistant Coach  Donna Lynn Rosa 
Assistant Coach  Stephanie Burlton 
Director of Media Relations & Social Media  Melissa Boufounos-Milonow 
Trainer  Carrie Alderdice 

Lori Dupuis


General Manager

Pat Cocklin

Head Coach


Cocklin is entering his second season with the Brampton Thunder.  He brings over 22 years of coaching experience, including three years in the CWHL as the Head Coach of the Burlington Barracudas. 

Since he began coaching in 1991, Cocklin has been the Assistant Coach for five different Jr. A clubs and has acted as the Head Coach of three elite clubs, including the Barracudas.

Girl’s/Women’s Hockey Experience:

  • Head Coach of the Burlington Barracudas (2007-2010)

Hockey Experience:

  • Assistant Coach of Burlington Cougars Jr. A (2001-2005)
  • Assistant Coach of Hamilton Red Wings Jr. A (2005-2006)
  • Head Coach of Milton Ice Hawks Jr. A (2006-2007)
  • Assistant Coach of Mississauga Chargers Jr. A (2007-2008)
  • Assistant Coach of Villanova Knights Jr. A (2009-2010)
  • Won Coach of the Year with Burlington City Rep Hockey Club (1992-1993 & 1998-1999)

Pat currently resides in Burlington with his wife and two kids. 

Donna Lynn Rosa

Assistant Coach


Stephanie Burlton

Assistant Coach

Melissa Boufounos-Milonow

Director of Media Relations and Social Media

Melissa is a graduate of the Broadcast-Journalism program at Seneca College and has a post-graduate diploma in Sports Journalism from Centennial College.

She has been playing hockey for 12 years and recently started playing competitive ball hockey. This is her second season working with the Brampton Hockey Club.

Melissa lives in Ottawa with her husband.