Riley “Riles” Cote is a Canadian former professional ice hockey left winger and is currently an assistant coach with the Lehigh Valley Phantoms of the American Hockey League (AHL). He played four National Hockey League (NHL) seasons with the Philadelphia Flyers and was mainly known as an enforcer. Upon retiring from the Philadelphia Flyers Riley founded the Hemp Heals Foundation, a 501c3 non-profit organization dedicated to promoting cannabis/hemp as viable renewable resource, that can help increase the quality lives of all people. Cote also sits on the PAHIC (Pennsylvania Hemp Industries Council) board His role as the NHL League Ambassador for Athletes for CARE allows him to continue pursuing his passion to help athletes find safe non toxic ways to find relief, manage pain and guide them to understand self healing.
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