Planet Hockey Team Members


We bring to you a passionate, innovative educational staff, certified and hand-picked from throughout the world.  Planet Hockey works 12 months a year training hockey players of all ages and ability levels and travels the globe learning new training techniques and refining our industry leading training methods.  Planet Hockey is proud to bring you the finest instructional hockey staff available.

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Shawn Killian | USA

Product of the game, fan of the game, student of the game.

Founder | President

Professional
Founded Planet Hockey, Inc.; 1994
Director of Global Strategies

Director of Hockey Consultants, Inc.

Instructor
Instructed and consulted more than 50,000 players worldwide

North American and European Programs Director
Past skills trainer to the German Ice Hockey Federation and the New Zealand Ice Hockey Federation
Current NHL skills coach

Player
2 years Junior A (USHL) | 4 years college hockey

Education
Bachelor of Business Administration; University of Wisconsin Eau Claire

Martin Groma | Slovakia

European Director | Advisor

Manager
Slovakia Olympic Team and National Teams:  U17, U16

Coach
Professional Head Coach - Slovakia.  Top A+ European Union Coaching License

Instructor
Skills Camps and symposiums throughout Slovakia, Germany, Russia, Canada and USA

Player
10 years professional, champion of Jr. League SVK, Slovakia National Team

Education
PaedDr. - Doctor of Pedagogy Comenius University in Bratislava; Faculty of Physical Education and Sport

Dave Babych | Canada

Director of Canadian Programs | Advisor

Player
19 NHL seasons; 1195 games, drafted #2 overall 1980, 142 goals and 581 assists

Winnipeg, Hartford, Vancouver, Philadelphia and Los Angeles.

Professional
Player Development Consultant & Scout Vancouver Canucks; NHL
Instructor

Conducts camps throughout the US, Canada, Europe and Ukraine.

Blake Coleman | USA

Advisor | Instructor | Student

Player
4 NHL seasons (currently playing for Tampa Bay Lightning)

2020 Stanley Cup Winner - Tampa Bay Lightning

New Jersey Devils, Tampa Bay Lightning

US Men's National Team; 2018

Miami University

Indiana Ice - USHL (player of the year, offensive player of the year; 2011)

Instructor
Planet Hockey Skills Camps

Planet Hockey/Coleman Combine
Education

B.A Interdisciplinary Business Management, Minor in Sport Management - Miami University

Niclas Glader | Sweden

European Partner | Advisor

Player
4 seasons professional hockey - Sweden

Professional
Founder/Owner Glader Powerskating - Sweden
Instructor

Conducts camps throughout the US, Canada and Europe

Trains top youth and professional players 

Josef Huber | Germany

European Partner | Advisor

Player

German Professional player - 6 years

Professional
Planet Hockey Director - 4 years

Scout and Coach - Bavarian U14 and U15 state election teams
Instructor

Head Skills Coach - EV Füssen Professional Team
Assistant Coach and Skills Coach - EV Füssen, Oberliga 2019/2020
Youth Director and Head Skills Coach - EV Füssen U7-U15

Petri Suomela | Sweden

European Partner | Advisor

Coach/Manager

Hockey Director – Enköpings SK, Enköping, Sweden

Head Professional Coach & Hockey Director – Enköping SK, Sweden

Head Professional Coach, Youth Coach & Hockey Dirrector - Kållered SK, Sweden

General Manager of Bålsta HC, Sweden

Swedish Division 2 Coach Bålsta HC 2005-06

District Team Coach TV-puck Sweden 2003-04

Junior Coach division 1 Sweden 1996-98

​Level 3 Coach Sweden - Top Level In Sweden

Player
Bålsta HC, Sweden

Junior hockey Kiekko-67 div 1 Finland | Junior hockey Bålsta HC div 1 Sweden

Professional

Planet Hockey International Instructor 1997-present

Planet Hockey Instructor Europa 2004-present

Planet Hockey Cup - Sweden; European Director

Vladan Drozdik | Serbia

European Partner | Advisor

Coach/Manager

Planet Hockey European Partner, USA Skills Coach 2016-present

Hockey Director – HK Vojvodina Novi Sad, Serbia

IIHF Development Camps - Finland 2009 & 2014

IIHF Asian Development Program Seoul 2014

Player

IHL European SE Regional League - 7 years
5 IIHF World championships - Team Serbia 

Professional

Professor of physical education and kinesiology

Stefan Stankovic | Serbia

European Partner | Advisor

Coach/Manager

Planet Hockey European Partner, USA Goaltending Skills Coach 2017-present
Assistant Coach and Goaltending Coach HK Vojvodina - Novi Sad, Serbia

BIHU IIHF Development Camp - Goaltending Coach

Dave Marlin Goaltending Academy

Goaltending Coach - Serbia National U18 Team

Player

IHL European SE Regional League - 4 years

Serbian Professional League - 7 years

Instructional Staff

Seamus Andrew    NY    USA
Chris Beaudoin    CT    USA
DJ Campbell    NJ    USA
Anthony Frati    NY    USA
Merrideth Gallagher    MA    USA
Hannah Medsker    MA    USA
Nicolas Merendino    NY    USA
Kristen Molina    NM    USA
Eric Pereira    CT    USA
Jack Pereira    CT    USA
John Rifelj    ID    USA
Kim Tiberi    NC    USA
Mark Umbro    NY    USA
Edmund Vogrich    IL    USA
Kayla Etreni    Ontario    Canada
Colin Murray    ONT    Canada
Caitlynn Radbourne    Ontario    Canada
Luka Jarcov    Zagreb    Croatia
Medarda Pack    Croatia    Croatia
Fran Srketić    Zagreb    Croatia
Lubomir Klosik    Staré Město    Czech Republic
Ondřej Ling    Břeclav    Czech Republic
Jan Vlach    Brno    Czech Republic
Andreas Lauridsen    Esbjerg    Denmark
Sebastian Nielsen    Esbjerg    Denmark
Alberte Schlie    Esbjerg    Denmark
Caroline Soendergaard Copenhagen   Denmark
Mirko Hänninen    Pattijoki    Finland

Teemu Juppala   Tampere   Finland
Simo Korpela    Imatra    Finland
Mikko Vainikka    Pirkanmaa    Finland
Juraj Chovan    Zilina    Slovakia

Milan Ladiver    Zilina    Slovakia
Martin Petný    Zilina    Slovakia
Silvester Ševčík    Slovenská Republika    Slovakia
Lucia Záborská    Martin    Slovakia
Mickaela Trobäck Paulsson    Blekinge    Sweden
Artem Verbenko   Kiev     Ukraine

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