Jason Payne

Camp Director

A native of Toronto, ON, Payne was promoted this season and is now the Cyclones Head Coach. Coach Payne also served as the Player Development Coach of the Niagara IceDogs of the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) as well as General Manager of the Georgetown Raiders of the Ontario Junior Hockey League (OJHL). He also coached both the Toronto Patriots of the OJHL and the Mississauga Sens AAA program. Coach Payne is also the owner of the Precision Skating School in Toronto where his program focuses on the key dynamics of skating, puck handling techniques, defensive tactics, and other game-related skills. He has worked with all levels of hockey players - from pee wee all the way to professional players.

Prior to his player development career, Payne enjoyed a successful 14-year pro career that saw stops in six different leagues, including 71 games in the AHL with the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks, Carolina Monarchs, Worcester IceCats, and Saint John Flames. He has also racked up 132 games of ECHL action and 140 games in the former United Hockey League (UHL) where he combined for over 1450 career penalty minutes.

  • Cincinnati Cyclones, ECHL, Head Coach 
  • RMHS, Camp Director & Head Instructor 
  • 14 Year Pro Career, AHL, UHL, ECHL
  • Niagra Ice Dogs, OHL, Skill Coach 
  • Precision Skating School, Owner
  • Toronto Patriots, OJHL, Head Coach 
  • Georgetown Raiders, OJHL, General Manager