Jocelyn brings 12-years of National Hockey League experiences to help Horizon Leader Group (HLG) – and its subsidiary brand The Players Box – develop and grow its athlete leadership, brand management and career transition programs.
Born in Mont-Laurier, Quebec, Jocelyn was a 1st round, 10th overall NHL draft pick. A fierce and tenacious player, his career spanned almost 600 games with the Montreal Canadiens, Hartford Whalers, New Jersey Devils, Calgary Flames, Phoenix Coyotes, and included an appearance in the Stanley Cup Final with the Chicago Blackhawks.
Build by athletes, for athletes, HLG’s leverages Jocelyn’s life experiences as part of its mentoring and coaching community that advises athletes at various stages of their careers. HLG’s mandate is to extend and monetize the athlete brand in the game and beyond it, maximizing opportunities and minimizing the transition challenges that athletes from all sports encounter.
Jocelyn will be the first to admit that his transition from world-class athlete to discovering a rewarding and fulfilling life after hockey path was not easy. But true to form, he persisted and reinvented himself as an entrepreneur, and is presently a commercial executive in the consumers good industry. Jocelyn is also an analyst for RDS, a TSN Bell Media company, and the official partner of Hockey Canada’s French-language sports broadcasting network, featuring the Montreal Canadiens.