In 1968 Sherry Bassin moved to Toronto from Western Canada. He began his hockey coaching career with YMHC in 1969. In 1969, his 1st year as the YMHC Minor Bantams Select Coach, Sherry's team traveled to Chicago and St. Louis and also won the Metro Toronto Hockey League (M.T.H.L) Championships. This was just the beginning of an illustrious hockey career. Sherry moved on to coach the Wexford Midget's to the Ontario Championships in 1970, the Pickering Junior B to the M.T.H.L Championships. Sherry also managed and coached the Oshawa Generals, coached the Canadian World Junior team to a gold medals in 1982/83, and 1983/84 and a silver medal in 1986/86. He coached the Sault Saint Marie Greyhounds to 3 consecutive O.H.L Championships. He was the assistant manager of the NHL Quebec Nordiques and subsequently owned and managed the Erie Otters to an O.H.L Championship and has served as both an Executive and Chairman of the Board of the O.H.L.