Dan Tessier played major junior hockey in the OHL where he was named team captain for the Ottawa 67s. He established his success with top honors as a faceoff specialist, being awarded the OHL Top Faceoff award three years in a row through 1998 to 2000. He was also awarded the CHL Top Faceoff Award in 1999.
In the 1998/99 season, Dan had and 84-point season while leading the 67s to a Memorial Cup victory.
In the years that followed, Dan played at the professional level in the East Coast Hockey League, as well as playing overseas in the Holland Super League. He also played in the AHL and multiple European leagues making a name for himself internationally.
In 2002, Dan opened his own hockey instruction school, running training camps for youth during the summer.
In 2017, Dan started coaching girls hockey, establishing his teams as true competitors in the league. His second year coaching brought medals in nearly every tournament entered, and an OWHA Provincial Championship.
Over his years of coaching, Dan has proven to know how to get the best out of his team and his tireless dedication shows his love of the sport and bringing it to the kids.