Summer Scout Spotlight Series: Get to know Tony Ciampa!

Summer Scout Spotlight Series continues! This week, get to know our featured scout, Tony Ciampa.

How many years have you been scouting?

  • 4th year of scouting

What is your full-time job?

  • FCA Chrysler Canada
  • Work steady midnights and I am a leader on the production side and building of the Chrysler Pacifica and Caravan
  • Been there 24 years.

Tell us about your family

  • Four beautiful kids, three girls and one boy
  • My two oldest girls just graduated from University my son is pursuing a trade and my youngest will be in high school come September
  • I am currently separated in marriage but both their mom and I still have a very good relationship and we are both a very big part of our kids live

Biggest hockey influence in your life?

  • Too many to name
  • Been coaching AAA hockey for thirty years and still love it
  •  A special mention to Rocco Tullio for giving me a chance with the Oshawa Generals to Scout. It’s been a wonderful experience, most importantly meeting and working for a bunch of first class people

Favourite rink to travel to for scouting?

  • I really don’t have a favorite rink
  • Most old rinks give you a home town hockey feeling still

Typical week in your professional life at the height of hockey season?  

  • Work midnights five to six times a week
  • Coach a minor midget AAA team five to six times a week
  • Catch as many games as I can both during the week and weekends for scouting

Most number of time you saw/scouted one player?

  • A few prospects 8 to 12 times depending on location and schedules

Favourite prospect?

  • There have been many that have come through the system where I either coached against them or scouted them
More News
Jack Studnicka Named to Team OHL’s Roster for the 2017 CIBC Canada Russia Series
15 hours ago
17 hours ago
Generals acquire Hayden McCool from the Spitfires
1 day ago
Mitchell Brewer and Nick Wong invited to participate with Hockey Canada at the Under-17 Hockey Challenge
2 days ago
Oshawa Generals acquire Cole Ceci from the Guelph Storm
2 days ago
3 days ago