Cameron, 56, has spent the last three-plus seasons as assistant coach with the Senators, after being appointed to the position on June 23, 2011
Prior to joining the Senators, Cameron spent four seasons as the head coach and general manager of the Mississauga St. Michael’s Majors of the Ontario Hockey League. In his final season at with the Majors, he led the club to the OHL’s best record and the Memorial Cup and OHL finals. In four years with Mississauga, the Majors posted a 165-91-16 record in 272 regular-season games.
Cameron also served as head coach for Canada’s national junior team, winning a silver medal at the 2011 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship held in Buffalo, N.Y. He was also an associate coach for the national junior team in 2010, winning a silver medal in Regina/Saskatoon after winning a goal medal as an assistant coach in 2009 when the tournament was held in Ottawa.
Prior to joining Mississauga, Cameron spent three seasons in the Senators organization as the head coach of the American Hockey League’s Binghamton Senators. In three years with Binghamton, the team posted a 105-106-29 record over 240 games.
A native of Kildare Capes, P.E.I., Cameron came to Binghamton from the Toronto St. Michael’s Majors of the OHL, where he had served as head coach and director of hockey operations. In four years with Toronto, Cameron posted a 145-87-30-10 record.
Cameron also served as head coach of Canada’s national men’s summer under-18 team at the 2004 U-18 Junior World Cup, winning a gold medal. He led the same team to a fourth-place finish at the tournament in 2003.
As a player, Cameron appeared in 168 National Hockey League games, recording 53 points (25 goals, 28 assists) with the Colorado Rockies and the New Jersey Devils between 1981 and 1984. He was originally selected by the New York Islanders in the eighth round (135th overall) of the 1978 NHL Entry Draft.
Cameron and his wife Kelly, live in Ottawa and have two boys, Connor and Ben.