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Sheldon Keefe

Born:September 17, 1980Draft:1999 Lightning, 47th overall
Hometown:Brampton, ON, CANPosition:Right Wing
Known For:Shoots:Right
National Team:CanadaCurrent Team:Toronto Maple Leafs
(Head Coach)

Sheldon Keefe (born September 17, 1980), is a Canadian professional ice hockey coach and former player. He is the current head coach of the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League. His younger brother Adam Keefe is the current head coach of the Belfast Giants of the EIHL.

Years as NHL player: 2000-05

Years as a NHL coach: 2019-present

Sheldon Keefe Toronto Maple Leafs
Sheldon Keefe, Toronto Maple Leafs Head Coach (Photo by Mark Blinch/NHLI via Getty Images)

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Coaching History

  • 2003-13 Pembroke Lumber Kings CJHL Franchise Owner
  • 2005-06 Pembroke Lumber Kings CJHL Asst. Coach
  • 2006-13 Pembroke Lumber Kings CJHL GM/Head Coach
  • 2012-15 Soo Greyhounds OHL Head Coach
  • 2012-13 Canada East U19 WJAC-19 Asst. Coach
  • 2014-15 Canada White U17 WHC-17 Head Coach
  • 2015-20 Toronto Marlies AHL Head Coach
  • 2019-present Toronto Maple Leafs Head Coach


  • 2006-07 CJHL Champion
  • 2007-08 CJHL Champion
  • 2008-09 CJHL Champion
  • 2009-10 CJHL Champion
  • 2010-11 CHL T1 Champion
  • 2010-11 RBC Cup Champion
  • 2014-15 CHL Coach of the Year (Brian Kilrea Award)
  • 2014-15 OHL Coach of the Year (Matt Leyden Trophy)
  • 2015-16 AHL All-Star Game
  • 2017-18 AHL Calder Cup Champion