Named 8th head coach in Condors franchise history on April 27, 2018.
Woodcroft, 41, served as an Oilers assistant coach for the past three seasons under Todd McLellan, after joining the Oilers staff in 2015.
Prior to joining the Oilers, Woodcroft served as an assistant coach with the San Jose Sharks for seven seasons. He also spent three seasons as a member of the Detroit Red Wings coaching staff (2005-08), including their 2008 Stanley Cup Championship season.
Internationally, Woodcroft won a gold medal with Team Canada at the 2015 Men’s World Hockey Championship as an assistant coach. He was also an assistant coach for the under-23 Team North America at the 2016 World Cup of Hockey.
Joined the Condors (AHL) as an assistant coach in 2015-16 after serving as head coach of the 2014-15 ECHL Bakersfield Condors.
Compiled four consecutive 40-win seasons in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League (QMJHL) with Lewiston and Blainville-Boisbriand.
Previously an assistant coach at his alma mater, Clarkson (NY) University, from 2003-2010.
Dave Manson was announced as an assistant coach with the Condors on June 4, 2018.
Manson, 51, has worked with the Prince Albert Raiders of the Western Hockey League (WHL) since 2011 as both an assistant and associate coach. It was his second stint with the Raiders after being an assistant coach with the team from 2002-09. During his most recent time with the Raiders he helped develop first-round NHL selections C Leon Draisaitl (#3, EDM, 2014), D Josh Morrissey (#13, WPG, 2013), and C Mark McNeill (#18, CHI, 2011). In his first stint in Prince Albert, he helped develop first-round selection C Kyle Chipchura (#18, MTL, 2004).
As a player, the Prince Albert, Saskatchewan native played 1,103 NHL games for Chicago, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Phoenix, Montreal, Dallas, and Toronto. The d-man notched 390 points (102g-288a) and 2,792 penalty minutes over his 16-year NHL career. His penalty minutes total is 13th most all-time in NHL history. He was drafted in the 1st round, 11thoverall of the 1985 NHL Draft by the Chicago Blackhawks. His son Josh has played four seasons on the blue line for the Anaheim Ducks.
Johnson joined the organization in 2017 after playing professionally with Springfield (AHL), Reading (ECHL), and Missouri (ECHL).
He assists the coaching staff with video breakdown and analysis.
Originally from Bloomington, Minnesota, Johnson played four seasons of collegiate hockey at the University of Minnesota-Duluth.