Somang - Administration Staff

Michael Bujold

President Michael Bujold is the President and Founder of Somang Hockey and is actively involved in the recruitment and advancement of the program’s players.

Young-Ki You
CFO -Vice-President

In addition to being the co-founder of Somang Hockey along with Michael Bujold, Young Ki You is also the CEO of the Somang Group, and a board member of the Y2M Corporation and Mojo Sports and Entertainment.

François Landreville
V-P Hockey et Director of player Development

He has over twenty-seven years of experience in coaching professional players (NHL, AHL, CHL). Widely regarded as one of the best development specialists, François has been with Somang since its inception.

Somang - Head Coaches 2021-2022

Martin Groma

Originally from Slovakia, Martin joins Somang with ten years of experience as a professional player and involved in the management of the Slovak national teams (U23, U17, U16).

Louis-Karl Pettinicchi

One of Somang’s rising stars as a head coach. At a relatively young age, LK already has a wealth of experience.  An excellent teacher, LK is the ideal candidate to develop Somang’s young players.


Andre Marais

Originally from South Africa, André joins Somang from the South African Ice Hockey Federation where he was the Director of Coaching and Player Development. André holds a USA Hockey Level IV certification.

Jean-François Thibodeau

 Jean-François is a motivator for his players with his high octane approach to the game. A true “players’ coach”, JF gets the most out of each of his players.

Matej Matusek

 Matej has gained international experience as a coach and player. In the role of coach, Matej has worked for the prestigious Hiti Academy in Slovenia. Matej also works with all the goalies in our program.