Sylvain has been with the hockey school for over 30 years. He grew up in Montreal and went to the University of Quebec in Montreal where he studied Physical Education and played hockey. Sylvain moved to the Chicago area in 1987 and has been the Hockey Director for the Glenview Park District since then. He is also the Hockey Director for the Glenview Stars, a travel hockey organization. He has coached all levels of youth hockey, winning multiple State Championships, International Tournaments, and a Tier 1 National Championship. Sylvain resides in Buffalo Grove, Illinois with his wife Lucie and his children Josianne and Cody.