Chris Vanstone joins Kunlun Red Star as General Manager after a decade of involvement in the OJHL. Most recently, Vanstone served as GM and President of Hockey Operations for the Milton Icehawks Junior A Hockey Club. Prior to that, he spent three years as a scout and representative with Uptown Sports Management. During that time, Vanstone also coached the Toronto Junior Canadians and Etobicoke Dolphins.
His experience also includes time as GM and Director of Hockey Operations for the Jr A Markham Waxers as well as four years with the Jr A Oakville Blades, where he held the roles of Head Scout, Assistant Coach, Director of Hockey Operations and Associate GM. He guided the Blades to two Buckland Cup championships and two Dudley Hewitt Championships, sending the club to the RBC Cup.
Over the course of his management and coaching career, more than 85 of Vanstone’s players have gone on to hockey success at many levels, including the NHL, AHL, ECHL, NCAA and CHL.