Patrice Dagenais

Patrice Dagenais


Patrice “Pico” Dagenais is the co-captain of Team Canada along with Trevor Hirschfield. He is known as a hard-working, intelligent player. Like many members of Team Canada, Dagenais comes from a strong hockey background. Before he acquired a spinal cord injury in a construction accident, he played Jr. C hockey for St.-Isadore and won three consecutive gold medals with his high school hockey team, the Embrun Cyclones.

His family owns the Ottawa Junior Sens Junior A hockey team. Dagenais earned a degree in Business Marketing in 2011. He has a park named after him in his hometown of Embrun.


Dagenais’ career highlight is winning silver at the London 2012 Paralympic Games. Winning gold at the Toronto 2015 Parapan American Games on home soil was also a special moment. In March, Dagenais was named co-captain of Team Canada.


Dagenais enjoys hockey, music, handcycling, kayaking and public speaking. He is supported by his parents and his brother.


2015 Parapan American Games 1st

2015 World Wheelchair Rugby Challenge 1st

2014 World Championships 2nd

2012 Paralympic Games 2nd

2010 World Championships 5th


2015 Toronto Parapan AmsWheelchair RugbyWheelchair Rugby - Mixedgold
2012 London ParalympicsWheelchair RugbyWheelchair Rugby - Mixedsilver


Games Sport Event Result
2016 Rio Paralympics Wheelchair Rugby Wheelchair Rugby - Mixed 4
2012 London Paralympics Wheelchair Rugby Wheelchair Rugby - Mixed 2
Games Sport Event Result
2015 Toronto Parapan Ams Wheelchair Rugby Wheelchair Rugby - Mixed 1