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Shawn Killian - Boulder, Colorado

President, Founder, Director of Global Programs, Lead International Instructor

  • University of Wisconsin - Eau Claire. Bachelors of Business Admin., 1992
  • Conducts Camps, Tournaments and Coaching Seminars worldwide
  • Has instructed more than 50,000+ hockey players worldwide including NHL players, Professional Players, USA & European National Team members, College Players, Junior Players, European Professional & Youth Teams, Women's Teams, Youth and Adult Players
  • Trains and Consults 100+ hockey associations worldwide
  • Hockey Consultant to the German Ice Hockey Federation, New Zealand Ice Hockey Federation and to numerous players, teams and Associations in North America and Europe
  • Manages TEAM Planet Hockey; European Hockey Tournaments and Skills Training Clinics throughout Europe
  • International presenter and keynote speaker 
  • Has conducted camps, consulted and presented in USA, Canada, Germany, Sweden, Czech Republic, Italy, France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, Croatia and New Zealand.
  • Official skills trainer to the German Ice Hockey Federation
  • Founder/Director - International Coaches Education Program (ICEP); Stockholm, Sweden, Gothenburg, Sweden, Ljubljana, Slovenia and Maribor, Slovenia.
  • Contributing author to several hockey trade publications
  • Produced two leading Hockey Training DVDs: 
    • Skating & Puck Control - Confidence, Control & Power on Skates
    • Dryland Training - Off Ice Training for On Ice Excellence
  • Volunteer work with various non-profit groups including Ice Hockey in Harlem; New York, NY
  • Owns and operates the Planet Hockey Ranch in Colorado.
  • President of Hockey Consultants, Inc. and Hockey Opportunities, Inc

Steve Strunk - Golden, Colorado

Vice President, Director of Global Programs, Lead International Instructor

  • Planet Hockey European Tours Head Coach & Evaluator
  • Teaches Planet Hockey Programs throughout the United States & Europe
  • B.A. in History - Colorado College, 1992
  • Colorado College 1988-92 (Div. I, WCHA) Captain 1992. Scoring Leader
  • Columbus Chill 1993 (ECHL)
  • Milwaukee Admirals 1993 (IHL)
  • Phoenix Roadrunners 1994 (IHL)
  • Detroit Vipers 1995 (IHL)
  • Price Edward Island Senators 1996 (AHL)
  • Milwaukee Admirals 1997 (IHL)
  • U.S. Olympic Festival 1989 (Gold Medal) & 1990
  • Madison Capitols, Madison, WI 1986-88 (USHL - Jr. A) Captain 1988
  • World University Games (Bulgaria) 1988
  • Planet Hockey Director/Instructor 1995-Present.

Jamie Herrington - Cornwall, Ontario Canada

Director of USA Programs, Lead International Instructor

  • Planet Hockey European Hockey Summit Coach & Evaluator
  • Directs Planet Hockey Programs throughout the United States & Europe
  • Scout – USA Hockey NTDP (Current)
  • Scout – International Scouting Service (Current)
  • Director – The Next Stride, Inc (Current)
  • NCAA Assistant Coach – Castleton State College (2009-2010)
  • Director – Nashville Jr. Predators (2012-2014)
  • Director – Denver Jr. Pioneers (2010-2012)
  • Professional Hockey Player (2002-2009)
    • CHL, ECHL, France Magnus Ligue, Italian League
  • Castleton State College - Masters Degree in Education
  • Dartmouth College – ECAC, Ivy League (1998-2002)
    • Bachelor of Arts, Major in Neuroscience
    • Two Time Captain
    • ECAC All Rookie Team '99 | All ECAC Team '02
  • Cornwall Colts – Canadian Jr. A (1994-1998)

Petri Suomela - Balsta, Sweden

European Programs Director, Lead International Instructor

  • Hockey Director – Enköpings SK, Enköping, Sweden 2013-present
  • Planet Hockey Europe - Director of Swedish Programs and Recruiting
  • Head Pro Coach & Hockey Director – Enköping SK, Sweden 2012-13
  • Head Pro and Youth Coach & Hockey Dir. - Kållered SK, Sweden 2011-12
  • General Manager of Bålsta HC Sweden 2005-06
  • Swedish Division 2 Coach Bålsta HC 2005-06
  • District Team Coach TV-puck Sweden 2003-04
  • Junior Coach division 1 Sweden 1996-98
  • Swedish Division 2 Balsta HC 1998-05
  • Junior hockey Kiekko-67 div 1 Finland 1995-96
  • Junior hockey Bålsta HC div 1 Sweden 1993-95
  • Head Instructor- Swedish Hockey camps
  • Level 3 Coach Sweden - Top Level In Sweden
  • Planet Hockey Lead Instructor 1997-present
  • Planet Hockey Instructor Europa 2005-present
  • Planet Hockey Cup - Sweden; European Director

Jackie Wedster Kooistra - Chicago, Illinios

Director of Girls Programs

  • Planet Hockey Director and European Hockey Summit recruiter and coach
  • St Jude Knights Hockey Club - Girls Hockey Director
  • Played for Team Illinois and Culver Academy
  • University of New Hampshire -  4 year award winner
  • Team USA U18 and U22 Camps - Olympic Training Center; Lake Placid, NY
  • Conducts skills camps for USA Hockey, Planet Hockey, Crazy 8’s Hockey
  • Professional power skating and skills coach
  • Certified personal trainer, and strength & conditioning coach
  • Currently Coaches for the St Jude Knights, The Chicago Mission AAA, is the power skating instructor for USA National Team Development Programs
  • Committee member to select USA Hockey representative athletes for Select Camps
  • AHAI Girls Hockey Board member (Illinois governing hockey body)
  • Conducts USA Hockey coaching education classes in Illinois

Travis Hanson - Hancock, Michigan

Director and Lead Instructor

  • Assistant Hockey Coach - Finlandia University; 2011-present
  • Flint Generals - IHL; 2009
  • Muskegon Lumberjacks - IHL; 2009
  • Cincinnati Cyclones - ECHL; 2008
  • Finlandia University Hockey 2004-2008
  • Captain Finlandia University 2005-2008
  • MCHA Champions 2007
  • MCHA All Academic Team 2006, 2007, 2008
  • Finlandia University Most Improved Player 2005, 2007
  • Finlandia University Academic Award 2006
  • B.A. Business Marketing and Accounting, Finlandia University 
  • Dryland strength and conditioning coach

Derek Miller - Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada

Lead Instructor

  • Head Hockey Instructor - Ottawa Senators Hockey Programs (Bell SensplexCapital Sports Management Inc.) - Ottawa, ONT.
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior Bachelor of Science-2006
  • Planet Hockey Canada- Director Of Canadian Programs
  • Planet Hockey Head Instructor 2003-Present
  • Owner-Operator of Miller Hockey Consulting 2003-Present
  • Owner-Operator of Next Generation Skills Camps 2007-Present
  • 4 Years In the Manitoba Junior Hockey League-1998-01 League Top Defenseman, First Allstar team 2001
  • 1 Year in the British Columbia Junior Hockey League-2001-02 Captain, First Allstar Team
  • Academic Scholorship to University Of Wisconsin-Superior 2002-2006
  • Completed 4 years of NCAA hockey and competed in National Championship in 2006 as Captain of team
  • Bossier-Shreveport Mudbugs (CHL) League Finalists 2006
  • Rochester Americans Main Camp(AHL) 2006
  • Elmira Jackals (United Hockey League) 2006-07
  • Quad City Mallards (United Hockey League) 2007
  • UHL Top Scoring First Year Defensman 2006-07
  • San Antonio Rampage Main Camp(AHL) 2007
  • Bossier Shreveport Mudbugs (Central Hockey League) Regular Season Champions 2007-08
     

Dave Babych - Edmonton Alberta Canada

Consultant

  • 19 yrs NHL; 1195 games played: Winnipeg, Hartford, Vancouver, Philadelphia, Los Angeles
  • Drafted #2 overall 1980;  Winnipeg Jets
  • NHL All-star 1983 & 1984
  • Team Canada 1980/81 & 1988/89
  • Scout - Vancouver Canucks; present

Chris McAllister - Saskatoon, Saskatchewan Canada

Lead Instructor

  • Drafted #40 overall - 1995 (Vancouver Canucks)
  • Played 300+ NHL games for Vancouver, Toronto, Philadelphia, Colorado
  • Played 200+ games in the AHL
  • Played during NHL lockout for the Newcastle Vipors - EIHL (England)
  • Enjoys training young hockey players to help them reach their hockey potential
     

Scott Wray - Ottawa, Ontario Canada

Instructor

  • Ontario Hockey League (OHL) - 4 years
  • East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) - 2 years
  • Central Hockey League (CHL) - 10 years
  • Rapid City Rush (CHL) Assistant Coach -  2 years
  • President's Cup Champions (CHL) - 2010

Paul Vincent - Utica, New York

Lead Instructor

  • Drafted - 1993 by Toronto Maple Leafs, NHL
  • Played 600+ professional hockey games
  • AHL, IHL, ECHL, UHL, European Pro Leagues
  • Dutch National U20 Skills Coach
  • Dutch National U18 Coach

Yann Sauve - Montreal, Quebec Canada

Lead Instructor

  • Current member of the Vancouver Canucks - NHL
  • Drafted #41 overall - 2008 (Vancouver Canucks)
  • QMJHL - 4 years
  • Canadian National Team - 2007 IIHF World U18 Championships; Tampere, Finland

Jury Luetgen - Koln, Germany

German Programs Director, Lead International Instructor

  • Planet Hockey Europe - Director of German Programs & Recruiting
  • Professional Hockey  - Bietigheim Steelers (2. League)
  • Professional Hockey - Eisbaeren Berlin Juniors (Oberliga)
  • Duesseldorf DEG Metro Stars 2 (Regionalliga)
  • Timmendorfer Strand (Regionalliga)
  • German National DEB U16 & U19 Teams
  • German Junior Championship
  • Teaches German Hockey Schools - Hamburg, Germany
  • German Sport University Cologne, Germany - Sports Medicine Major
  • Rehabilitation / Exercise Science Major
  • Certified FMS-Expert

Cosmo Clarke - Kanata, Ontario Canada

International Programs Director, Coach, Recruiter and Lead Instructor 

  • Director of Athletic Development for The Sportsplex At Valley View
  • Advisor/Mentor for Endeavour Sports Group
  • Skills Coach/ Strength & Conditioning Coach - Dallas Oilers Hockey Club
  • Assist. Coach/Strength & Conditioning Coach – Jesuit Prep College; Dallas, TX
  • Dir. of Coaches & Hockey Operations - Dallas Stars AAA Hockey Club
  • Dir. of Coaches & Hockey Operations - Alliance Bulldogs Hockey Assoc.
  • Head Coach & Dir. of Coaches - Plano West High School Varsity Hockey
  • Plano West Coach; SW Bell High School Hockey Champions 2004
  • Coach of the Year for Southwestern High School Hockey League 2004
  • Certified Personal Fitness Trainer for over 15yrs
  • Level 5 Masters USA Hockey Coach
  • Played 6yrs of Professional Hockey 1995-2001
  • Coaching experience from Youth to Pro: 16+ yrs
  • Coach/GM - Planet Hockey European Tours; Fussen, Germany 2007, Gothenburg, Sweden 2008 & 2009, Stockholm, Sweden 2011

Hannah Westbrook - Laramie, Wyoming

Instructor

  • Currently playing professionally for Leksand IF in Leksand, Sweden
  • 4 year full Division 1 scholarship - University of Vermont; 2007-2011
  • Entrepreneurship Degree
  • Double Minor in Advertising and Public Communication
  • Hockey East All-Academic Team
  • North American Hockey Academy Tier 1 (2005-2007).   Offensive player of the year
  • USA National Tournament (2001, 2002, 2003, 2004)
  • USA National Player Development Camp; 3 years
  • Rocky Mountain District Camp; 4 years
  • Colorado Select AAA (2000-2004)
  • 4 year varsity letter in soccer and tennis
  • 3 year first-team all-state in soccer and tennis

Cameron Goude - Brooklyn Park, Minnesota

Instructor

  • Finlandia University 2009- present
  • Most improved player; 2010-2011
  • Vice president of student senate 2011-2012
  • Majoring in Liberal studies
  • Named assistant captain sophomore year
  • Beaver Valley Night Hawks- 2007-2008; Awarded most dedicated player 
  • San Antonio Diablos-2006-2007

Daniel Andersson - Kungsbacka, Sweden

Instructor

  • SUNY Buffalo State University; International Business Major
  • Neumann University; 2009
  • Hanhals IF - Professional D2, Sweden
  • Kungsbacka Kings - Professional D2, Sweden
  • Kungback Kings - Junior Hockey, Sweden

Nikki Bunnell - Saint Joseph, Minnesota

Instructor

  • Bemidji State University; Special Education
  • Varsity captain St. Cloud Icebreakers 2008-2009
  • Counselor at International Hockey Schools 2009
  • Instructor at International Hockey Schools 2010-2012
  • Coach Sartell Girls U-14 (MN)
  • Special needs instructor St. Cloud School District

Matthew Hughes - Goodrich, Michigan

Instructor

  • Lawrence University- 2009-2012; Biology major
  • Assistant captain junior and senior years
  • 3 years NAHL:  Traverse City and Bozeman
  • Played 1 year of baseball at Lawrence University

Emily Baxter - Stuart, Florida

Instructor

  • Hamilton College; Psychology and Mathematics Double Major
  • Hamilton College Div. 3 Women’s Ice Hockey Team ’09 – ‘13
  • Northwood School Women’s Ice Hockey Team ’06 – ’09
  • Assistant Captain for Northwood School Huskies
  • Played for Team Florida Girl’s U16 & U14 Team
  • Attended USA National Hockey Camps - 2 yrs.
  • Played for Team USA Girl’s Roller Hockey Team

Marko Fišer - Ljubljana, Slovenia

Instructor

  • HK Maribor - Coaching Director; 2012-present
  • 1996 Slovenian National Team – Head Coach; 2009-present
  • HK Olimpija (Slovenia) U10, U12, U16 – Assistant Coach; 2009-2012
  • HK Olimpija (Slovenia) U8, U11 – Head Coach; 2009-2012
  • Marian Gaborik Hockey Camp – Slovakia; Instructor
  • Ledniho hokeje Camp – Czech Republic; Instructor
  • Planet Hockey Swedish Hockey Summit Coach – Stockholm, Sweden; 2011
  • Planet Hockey SI Camp Director - Zalog, Slovenia; 2011 & 2012
  • Planet Hockey SI Camp Director - Ljubljana, Slovenia 2012

Troy Hoban - West St. Paul, Minnesota

Instructor

  • Arizona State University (ACHA)
  • Neepawa Natives (MJHL) 2 years - Team Captain
  • Henry Sibley 4 year varsity letter winner - Team Captain

Corey Garrett - Wausau, Wisconsin

Instructor

  • Kemin Lämärit 2011-2012 (Finland)
  • Lawrence University 2007-2011 (Assistant Captain 2011)
  • Biology Degree; Lawrence University
  • Green Bay Junior Gambler Midget AAA 2006-2007
  • Wausau West High School 3 year Varsity letter winner (Captain 2006)
  • 1st Team All-State Selection 2006
  • Team Wisconsin
  • 3 year WAHA camp instructor

Tim Brownell - Laramie, Wyoming

Instructor

  • Augusta River Hawks (SPHL)
  • Toledo Walleye (ECHL)
  • Weber State University (ACHA)
  • Billings Bulls (AWHA)
  • Rocky Mountain District Team
  • Team Wyoming

Anže Emeršic - Ljubljana, Slovenia

Instructor

  • MHC Martin - Slovakia Extra League U18; 1999/00
  • Chicago Steel - USHL; 2000/01
  • HDD Olimpija - IEL (3 Championships); 2001-05
  • HK Slavija - IEL; 2005-07
  • HK Maribor - Slohokej League; 2007-10
  • HK Olimpija - Slohokej League; 2010-11
  • Slovenian State Hockey Teams; U12, U16, U18, U20
  • Hockey Skills Development Coach for: HK Slavija, HK Maribor, HK Olimpija
  • Planet Hockey SI Camp - Zalog, Slovenia; 2011 & 2012
  • Planet Hockey SI Camp Director - Ljubljana, Slovenia 2012
  • HK Maribor - Coach; Bantam & Midget Teams 2012-present

Danny Battochio - Lively, ONTario Canada

Goaltender Instructor

  • Ottawa 67s (OHL) - 3 years
  • St. Francis Xavier University
  • Rapid City Rush (CHL) - 3 years
  • President's Cup Champions (CHL) - 2010

David Mylrea - Brooklyn Park, Minnesota

Instructor

  • St. John's University (MIAC); 2011-present
  • Coulee Region Chill (NAHL); 2010-11 - Team Captain
  • North Iowa Outlaws (NAHL); 2009-10
  • Champlin Park High School

Riley Weselowski - Pilot Mount, Manitoba Canada

Instructor

  • Neepawa Natives (MJHL) - 2 years
  • Bemidji State University - 4 years
  • Idaho Steeheads (ECHL) - 2 years
  • Rapid City Rush (CHL) - 3 years
  • President's Cup Chamions (CHL) - 2010

Laura Rollins - Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Instructor

  • Norwegian National U18 Girls Head Coach 2011-12
  • Coach, Finland Professional Women's Hockey League, 2009-2011
  • Goaltender coach, various teams and levels Finland 2007-2011
  • Assistant coach, Heinolan Kiekko '93 Boys, Finland 2007-2009
  • Mentor Coach, IIHF International Development Camp, Vierumäki, Finland, 2010
  • Coach, IIHF International Development Camps, Vierumäki, Finland, 2008 & 2009
  • Bachelor of Sports Management and Coaching, Haaga-Helia University, Finland, 2010
  • Bachelor of History, Carleton University (Ottawa, Canada) 2006
  • Carleton University (CIS) goaltender, 2002-2006
  • Carleton University Women's Hockey MVP, 2005
  • Dawson College Liberal Art Diploma, 2002
  • Dawson College (QSSF) goaltender, 2000-2002
  • Area (Päijät Häme) team coach, Pikku Pohjola (Selects) Camp, Finland, 2008
  • Instructor, Pannonia Hockey Camps, Hungary 2008
  • Instructor, Carleton University Hockey Camps 2005-2006
  • Goalie Instructor, Maksymum Hockey, Rochester NY, USA 2005 & 2006

Troy Ward - North St. Paul, Minnesota

Consultant

  • Abbotsford Heat Head Coach - AHL; 2011-present
  • Houston Aeros Assistant Coach - AHL
  • Vice President of Hockey Operations; Next Testing, 2005-present
  • Owner/Founder; Hockey and Sons
  • Captain Univ. Wisconsin Eau Claire - Nat'l Campions - NAIA
  • Univ. Wisconsin Eau Claire; Head Coach & Asst. Coach - NAIA
  • Denver University; Asst. Coach - WCHA
  • Dubuque Fighting Saints; Head Coach - USHL Junior A
  • Indianapolis Ice; Assistant Coach - IHL
  • Pittsburgh Penguins; Assistant Coach - NHL
  • Trenton Titans; Head Coach - ECHL
  • Univ. Wisconsin; Asst. Coach - WCHA
  • East Coast Hockey League; Senior VP and Director of Hockey Operations
  • Broadcaster and game analyst for the Milwaukee Admirals
    CSTV Collegiate Hockey analyst

Blake Coleman - Plano, TX

Assistant Instructor

  • Past Planet Hockey Student
  • USHL - 2 years
  • USHL Player of the year & Top Scorer - 2010/11
  • Miami University (CCHA, D1)
  • 2011 NHL Draft - 75th overall; New Jersey Devils

Niclas Glader - Kungsbacka, Sweden

Instructor

  • Power Skating Coach - Umeå IK, Umeå, Sweden
  • Power Skating Coach - Kungsbacka IK, Kungsbacka, Sweden
  • Planet Hockey Sweden Programs Director
  • Planet Hockey Cup Coach/Instructor - Sweden 2009-2011
  • Planet Hockey Cup Coach/Instructor - Sweden & Slovenia 2012

Tina Ciraulo - Fraser, Michigan

Director and Lead Instructor

  • 10 Years experience boys travel hockey
  • Belle Tire Nat'l Champions; 2000
  • St. Cloud State Univ. Div. 1 2001-2005
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Recreation & Sports Management
  • Full Scholarship for Division 1 Women’s Hockey Team
  • Captain of St. Cloud University Women’s D1 Ice Hockey Team
  • Played Professional Women’s Hockey across Europe
  • Coached at USA Select U16 Player Development Camp
  • Little Caesars Women's Nat'l Champions; 2008
  • CPR and AED Certified through American Heart Association
  • Certified Personal Trainer; National Personal Training Institute
  • Certificate of completion in Basic Nutrition
  • Certificate of completion in BOSU
  • Coach/GM - Planet Hockey European Tours; Stockholm, Sweden 2010
  • Planet Hockey Lead Instructor 2005-present

Milan Ladiver - Instructor. Zilina, Slovakia

  • 11 years in ice-hockey: Zilina , Dolny Kubin
  • Coaches squirt teams in Zilina, Slovakia
  • Physical Education and Sport - Commenius Universuty, Bratislava, Slovakia
  • Physical Education Degree - Banska Bystrica, Slovakia
  • Coaching License C - Top Level Slovak Coaching degree
  • Head Instructor - Slovakian Hockey Camps
  • Languages include: English, German and French
     

Imre Valasek - Instructor. Zilina, Slovakia

  • Slovak National A League Player
  • Junior Champion - MsHK Zilina A-Team, First Slovak League
  • Physical Education Degree - Banska Bystrica, Slovakia
  • Level 3 Coaching License - Slovakia
  • Head Instructor - Slovakian Hockey Camps
  • Bachelors of Material Sciences and Technology, Slovak University of Technology
  • President of Hockey Talent Agency, Zilina, Slovakia 

Jaclyn Daggit - St. Paul Park, MN

  • St. Cloud State University Division 1 Women's Hockey Team; 2008 to present
  • Voted Rookie of the year '08-'09 season
  • Pursuing Elementary Education Major, Minor in Coaching
  • Attended USA National Hockey camp three summers
  • Played for Minnesota Jr. WhiteCaps AAA Hockey Team
  • Wisconsin Wild AAA Hockey Team
  • Park Cottage Grove High School Graduate; Varsity Hockey Captain '06-'07, '07-'08, Voted Varsity hockey Team MVP '06-'07, '07-08', Varsity Hockey Letter '03-'08 (Five Years)
  • Two-time Suburban East All-Conference award
  • Played hockey, soccer and golf

Cammi Granato - Downers Grove, Illinios

Guest Instructor

  • 2008 Inductee into the Hockey Hall of Fame
  • Two-time Olympian & Team USA captain
  • 1998 Olympic Gold Medal, 2002 Olympic Silver Medal
  • Member of each U.S. Women's National Team since 1990
  • Gold Medal 2005 Women's World Championship - 2005, Sweden
  • All-time leading scorer in history of Women's Hockey
  • Vancouver Griffins - Nat'l Women's Hockey League (NWHL)
  • Providence College - Division 1. 1989-93
  • Earned an invitation to the 1997 NHL's New York Islanders training camp
  • Radio color commentator for the Los Angeles Kings of the NHL
  • The first and only team captain for the Women's U.S. National Team - 15 years
  • U.S. flag bearer during the Closing Ceremony - 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics
  • Runs Cammi Granato Gold Medal Hockey Clinic for Girls
  • Started the Golden Dreams for Children Foundation - supports children with special needs
     

Robert Fail - Martin, Slovakia

Lead Instructor

  • Slovak National Team 16, 17, 18, 20
  • Silver Medal in World Winter Universiad
  • Slovak Extraleague
  • Professional Hockey in USA - ECHL, UHL, CHL
  • Professional Hockey in Europe - France, Norway
  • Team Sparta Sarpsburg, Norway 05/06, 06/07
  • Professional International Skills Trainer

Markus Eberl - Landshut, Germany

Lead Instructor

  • EHC Munchen
  • Lanshut Cannibals
  • SCBB Steelers
  • Heilbronner EC
  • U20 EM - Teilnahme
  • U18 EM - Teilnahme
  • U16, U17 - Teilnahme
  • Bayrische Auswahl
  • Jugend EV Landshut
  • Trainerlizenz C
  • Trainer Bambinis Bietigheim - Bissingen
  • Trainer Bambinis EV Landshut

KJ Voorhees - Seattle, Washington

Lead Instructor and European Tours Coach/Recruiter

  • USHL Junior A - Omaha Lancers
  • Colorado College - WCHA Division 1. 4 years. BA degree
  • Professional Hockey in Sweden - 2 years
  • Professional Hockey in USA - WPHL, WCHL, SPHL
  • Knoxville Ice Bears (SPHL) - Top Scorer, 2005
  • SPHL Champions, 2006
  • Ft. Wayne Komets (UHL) - 2006/07
  • Owner and operator of his own hockey schools
  • Planet Hockey Southeastern USA Camps and European Tours Director/Recruiter

Adam Powell - Fairbanks, Alaska

Lead Instructor

  • University of Alaska, Fairbanks Division 1
  • Corpus Christi (CHL) 2006-2010
  • Corpus Christi Youth Hockey Assoc. - Head Midget Coach
  • South Texas Rebels Elite Hockey Club - Head Coach
  • Big Brother/Big Sister Program - Mentor 2006-08
  • SportsRadio Corpus Christi; On-Air personality

Brittany Toor - Hartland, Michigan

Instructor

  • St. Cloud State University Div. 1 Women's Hockey Team; '08-present.  Assistant Captain '11/'12 
  • Psychology Major with a Biology minor
  • Played for Little Caesars AAA Hockey Team
  • Runners-Up at National Championships '07-'08
  • Michigan State Champions '04-'05, '07-'08
  • Crestwood High School Graduate '08
  • National Honor Society
  • Salutatorian of Graduating Class '08
  • Played High School Soccer 
  • Varsity Captain '06-'07, '07-'08
  • All- State Selection '07-'08
  • Michigan Hawks and Livonia United Club Soccer
  • 3 Time State Champions 

 

 

 Brandon Kane - New Glarus, WI
 
  • University of Wisconsin - Platteville: Business; Finance
  • UW - Platteville Div. 2 Club Hockey
  • Monroe Avalanche High School Club Hockey

 

 Tim Olson - Apple Valley, MN
 
  • 2008-Present Hamline University (St. Paul, MN) Hockey Team
  • Biochemistry/Mathematics Major
  • 07-08 Alpena IceDiggers (NAHL)
  • 06-07 Fairbanks,Alaksa IceDogs (NAHL)
  • 05-06 Russell Stover U18 AAA
  • 02-05 Eastview High School Hockey
  • 4 Years Eastview Hockey Camp Instructor
  • 3 Years Bandit Roller Hockey Camp Instructor

 

 Patrick Power - Winnipeg, Manitoba Canada
 
  • University of Wisconsin - Superior
  • 5 yrs Canadian Jr. A hockey
  • Planet Hockey Instructor - 8th year

 

 Josh Biser - Madison, WI
 
  • St Olaf College - MIAC, 2005/06 Captain
  • 2 years Iron Range - MNJHL
  • Total Hockey - Director/Instructor
  • Planet Hockey Instructor - 10th year

 

 Jackie Wedster - Chicago, IL
 
  • Univ. New Hampshire Division 1 Women's Hockey 2003-present. Full Scholarship.
  • UNH's Sue Merz Award recipient, also known as the Seventh Player Award (2005).
  • Graduate of Culver Academy, where she lettered in hockey and lacrosse.
  • Recorded a school-record single-season total of 51 points (30 goals, 21 assists) as a senior.
  • Set the school record for points in a game with five.
  • Played on the Team Illinois club team that won the state title from 1998-2000.

 

 Martina Velickova - Presov, Slovakia
 
  • 2010 Slovakia Women's Olympic Hockey Team
  • HC Slovan Bratislava; present
  • International Championship Division II - 2006/07
  • EWHL (European women's Hockey League) Champion
  • Played and studied in Canada
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  • Coach of youth players ages 6-12
  • Study in Bratislava, Slovakia; Sport training

 

 Petra Pravlikova - Spisska Nova Ves, Slovakia
 
  • 2010 Slovakia Women's Olympic Hockey Team
  • HC Slovan Bratislava; present
  • International Championship Division II - 2006/07
  • EWHL (European women's Hockey League) Champion
  • University Student - Major in Ice Hockey Training
  • Coach of youth players ages 6-12
 

 

 
 Greg Cairns - Wheaton, IL
 
  • St. Olaf's College (MN) Hockey Team - 2008 to present
  • Vermont Academy 2004-2008. Captain - 2008 (NEPSIHA DII)
  • Cyclones Midget AA Captain - 2003
  • Planet Hockey Counselor of the year - 2006
 

 

 Kyle Kelly - Apple Valley, MN
   
  • University of North Dakota: Athletic Training Major
  • 4 years Varsity High School Hockey – Eastview High School
  • All-Conference Award 2007
  • Youth Assistant Coach: Peewee A
 

 

 Kurt Jory - Brandon, Manitoba
 
  • MJHL Prospects team, 2nd Rookie Team
  • Midget AAA National Champions
  • AAA All-Star team (Academic Award)
  • Midget AA Provincial Champions
  • Brandon (Manitoba) Wheatkings, Major Jr. A (WHL)  2005/06
  • Moosejaw Warriors (WHL) 2006/07
  • Goaltender Coach

 

 Ali Williams - Whitby, Ontario

 
  • U-18 Team Ontario at the National Championships in Salmon Arm, BC., 2005
  • Played for Durham West Jr. Lightning- Provincial Silver Medalists, 2006
  • LOSSA High School Hockey Silver Medalists- Austin Wildcats
  • Attends Laurier University - play defense for the Golden Hawks
  • Coach - Whitby Wolves Atom AA Girls Hockey Team, Whitby, Ontario
  • Instructor at various hockey camps including Train Like a Pro

 

 Andrew Widmaier - Philadelphia, PA
 
  • Temple University Hockey (ACHA)
  • Youth AAA/Junior hockey
  • Bishop McDevitt High School Hockey, Captain
  • Instructor, Ed Snider Youth Hockey Foundation
  • Instructor, Selects Hockey
  • USA Hockey, CEP Level 4

 

 Andrew Jordan - Bowling Green, OH
 
  • Ohio State University; Sport and Leisure Studies major, 3rd year
  • Ohio State Club hockey team captain and Vice President
  • Bowling Green High School hockey team captain-2 years

 

  Jeremy Drake - Rochester, NY
 
  • Planet Hockey Off Ice Conditioning Director
  • State University of New York at Brockport (B.S. Physical Education and Sport)
  • Universty of Northern Colorado (M.S. Sport and Exercise Science) 
  • Physical Education and Health teacher at Niwot High School - Colorado
  • Head Boys and Assistant Girls Soccer coach - Niwot High School
  • Competitive hockey player
 

 

 Mark Ray - Ithica, NY
 
  • Planet Hockey Instructor & Goalie Director
  • Goalie Coach - 6 yrs.
  • Midget AA Coach
  • Squirt Travel Coach
  • Colgate University (Div. 1) - Summer Coach, 2 yrs.
  • Hamilton College (Div. 3) - Summer Coach, 2 yrs.
  • NJCAA - 2 yrs.
  • Private Goalie and Skills Training Coach
  • Teaches Planet Hockey Camps throughout the United States

 

 Sean Cullen - Holland, PA
 
  • Valley Forge Freedom (MAHL) - 2007/08
  • Youth Hockey; Junior Hockey & Tier 1 AAA
  • Boulder Valley (Colorado) Midget Minor Asst. Coach 2006/07

 

 Lindsey Akers - Lincoln Park, MI
 
  • Scholarship Wayne State Univ. Division 1  -  CHA All Academic Team
  • B.A in Psycholgy - Wayne State University
  • Played for Little Caesars 15U & Honeybaked 19U
  • Attended USA regional camps
  • Attended Dartmouth Elite Camps
  • 2006 National Champion - Team Detroit
  • 2005 National Runner-up - Team Detroit
  • Coach & Skills Trainer for several youth teams in the metro Detroit Area
 

 

 Whitney DeBoer - Denver, CO

 
  • General Business major at the University of Denver, class of 2009.
  • Played hockey, basketball and softball in high school; Shattuck St.-Mary's.
  • Helped with the Colorado Select Test Drive programs in 2004, 2005
  • Product of Planet Hockey, attended camps for three summers before becoming an instructor.

 

 Adam Jordan - Bowling Green, OH
 
  • Integrated Mathematics (math education) major at Ohio University
  • Youth Travel Hockey Head Coach:  Squirt AA, Peewee A Bantam A
  • Certified level 4 USA hockey coaching education program
 

 

 Mike Krueger - Baraboo, WI
 
  • University of Wisconsin - Platteville: Business; Marketing
  • UW - Platteville Div. 2 Hockey
  • Varsity High School Hockey - Baraboo High School
  • Head Coach; Baraboo Youth Hockey Assoc. - Peewee and Bantam
  • USA Hockey Level 4 Coach
  • Goaltender Coach
 

 Vladimir Sheglov - Eketeringburg, Russia

  • Russian Spartak Head Coach
  • 15 year Russian National Player
  • Russian Superleague Player
  • Holds top coaching honors in Russian Hockey
  • Coached many past and current NHL players including Pavol Datsyuk (Detroit Red Wings) and Alexei Yashin (NY Islanders).
  • Guest Instructor. Russian Interpreter will be present
Chris Wherity - Portland, OR
  • USHL Jr A. Dubuque Fighting Saints, 1989-90
  • ACHA Iowa State Cyclones, National Champs 1992
  • Swedish Division II Balsta HC, 1988-89, 1993-94
  • MA in Exercise Physiology, College of St. Scholastica (Duluth, MN)
  • BA in Exercise and Movement Science, University of Oregon (Eugene, OR)