When Al Tresoor coached at East Elmwood and then moved to Kelvin Community Centre, he coached winning minor teams at every level. He later went on to coach junior hockey with Kildonan North Stars and St. Boniface Saints. who he led to a Manitoba/Saskatchewan title in 1970-71. Tresoor coached for 29 years. He learned wherever he could - skating tips from Harold Snell, an Ice Capades clown, advice on goaltending from his baseball coach, Terry Sawchuk, and help from Carl Brewer, Anatoly Tarasov, the great Russian coach, and when he lived in Toronto, Lloyd Percival.