Brett Olson

Brett Olson

Head Instructor/Co-Owner

Hometown: Superior, Wisconsin

Playing Experience:
Currently in his 6th year of professional hockey
Over 400 AHL games played
ERC Ingolstadt (DEL) 2017-Present
EC Red Bull Salzburg EBEL 2016 – 2017
Portland Pirates AHL 2015-2016 (Florida Panthers Affiliate)
San Antonio Rampage AHL 2014 – 2015 (NHL Affiliate – Florida Panthers)
Abbotsford Heat AHL 2012 – 2014 (NHL Affiliate – Calgary Flames)
Michigan Tech Huskies WCHA 2005 – 2008 (NCAA Division I)
Waterloo Blackhawks USHL 2005 – 2008 (Tier I Junior A)
Superior Spartans WIAA 2002 – 2005 (H.S. Varsity)

Coaching Experience:
Part-time instructor & evaluator – Waterloo Black Hawks USHL
On-ice instructor – Michigan Tech Hockey Development Center
On-ice instructor – Acceleration North, Arden Hills MN

Education:
BS in Kinesiology & Physiology, double minor in Coaching & Psychology, Michigan Technological University, 2012

Accolades:
Signed first professional AHL contract October 2012
Signed first professional NHL contract July 2014
Portland Pirates Assistant Captain 2015 – 2016
Michigan Tech Captain 2010 – 2011 & 2011 – 2012, Assistant Captain 2009 -2010
Michigan Tech Merv Young Award MVP 2009 – 2010
Michigan Tech Gary Crosby Leading Scorer Award 2009 – 2010 & 2011 – 2012
Michigan Tech Robert Matovich Outstanding Freshmen Award 2008 – 2009
2x WCHA All-Academic Team 2010 – 2011 & 2011 – 2012
Waterloo Black Hawks Captain 2007 – 2008
USHL All-Star 2007 – 2008
USHL Anderson Cup Champion 2006 – 2007
2x WIAA State Champion 2002-2003 & 2004-2005

Mike Sislo

Mike Sislo

Head Instructor/Co-Owner

Hometown: Superior, Wisconsin

Playing Experience:
Currently in 7th year of professional hockey
42 NHL games played – over 500 AHL games played
Tucson Roadrunners AHL 2017-Present (NHL Affiliate – Arizona Coyotes)
San Antonio Rampage AHL/Toronto Marlies AHL 2016-2017 (NHL affiliates Colorado Avalanche and Toronto Maple Leafs)
Albany Devils AHL 2011-2016 (NHL Affiliate- New Jersey Devils)
New Jersey Devils NHL- 2014-2015
University of New Hampshire 2007-2011 (NCAA Division I)
Green Bay Gamblers USHL 2005-2007
Superior Spartans WIAA 2003-2005 (H.S. Varsity)

Education:
Bachelor of Science, Health Management and Policy University of New Hampshire, 2011

Accolades:
Signed first professional NHL contract April 2011 (New Jersey Devils)
First NHL game played January 3, 2014
Assistant Captain Tucson Roadrunners 2017-Present
Albany Devils Assistant Captain 2013-2017
University of New Hampshire Captain 2010-2011
University of New Hampshire Century Club (100+ points)
University of New Hampshire Charles E. Holt Coaches Award 2010-2011
University of New Hampshire Hockey East All-Academic team 2009-2010
University of New Hampshire Most Improved Player 2008-2009
WIAA State Champion 2004-2005

Adam Krause

Adam Krause

Instructor

Hometown: Hermantown, Minnesota

Playing Experience:
Currently in his 3rd year of professional hockey and over 150 professional games played
Rochester Americans AHL 2017-Present (NHL Affiliate – Buffalo Sabers)
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton AHL 2015-2017 (NHL Affiliate – Pittsburgh Penguins)
Wheeling Nailers ECHL 2015-Present (NHL Affiliate – Pittsburgh Penguins)
University of Minnesota-Duluth 2011-2015 (NCAA Division I)
Sioux City Musketeers USHL 2010-2011 (Tier I Junior A)
Chicago Steel USHL 2010-2011 (Tier I Junior A)
Hermantown Hawks MSHSL 2007-2010 (H.S. Varsity)

Education:
Bachelor of Finance, Labovitz School of Business & Economics University of Minnesota-Duluth, 2015

Accolades:
Signed first professional AHL contract June 2015
University of Minnesota-Duluth Team Captain 2013-2014 & 2014-2015
2015 UMD Male Student Athlete of the Year
Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award Finalist 2015
2x UMD Goldie Wolfe Award (Most Inspirational Player) 2013-2014 & 2014-2015
UMD Mike Sertich Award (Most Improved Player) 2011-2012
WCHA Scholar Athlete Award 2012-2013
2x NCHC Scholar Athlete Team 2013-2014 & 2014-2015
Duluth News Tribune Player of the Year 2009-2010

Andy Welinski

Andy Welinski

Instructor

Hometown: Duluth, Minnesota

Playing Experience:
Currently playing 2nd year of professional hockey with 4 NHL games played and over 150 professional games played
Anaheim Ducks NHL 2017-2018
San Diego Gulls AHL 2016-Present (NHL Affiliate – Anaheim Ducks)
University of Minnesota-Duluth 2012-2016 (NCAA Division I)
Green Bay Gamblers USHL 2010-2012 (Tier I Junior A)
Duluth East Greyhounds MSHSL 2008-2010 (H.S. Varsity)

Education:
Bachelor Degree in Communication, University of Minnesota-Duluth 2016

Accolades:
Signed first professional NHL contract June 2016 (Anaheim Ducks)
First NHL game played Dec. 11, 2017
University of Minnesota-Duluth Team Captain 2015-2016
All-NCHC Second Team 2014-2015 & 2015-2016
WCHA All-Rookie Team 2012-2013
USA Hockey Junior Player of the Year 2011-2012
USHL Defensemen of the Year 2011-2012
Clark Cup/Anderson Cup Champion 2011-2012 (Green Bay Gamblers, USHL)
Drafted 3rd round (83rd overall) by the Anaheim Ducks 2011

Hunter Miska

Hunter Miska

Goaltending Coach

Hometown: Stacy, MN

Playing Experience:
Currently playing 1st year of professional hockey with over 30 professional games played
Tucson Roadrunners AHL 2017-Present (NHL Affiliate – Arizona Coyotes)
University of Minnesota-Duluth 2016 – 2017 (NCAA Div. I)
Dubuque Fighting Saints USHL 2015-2016 (Tier I Junior A)
Penticton Vees BCHL 2013-2015 (Tier 1 Junior A)
U17/U18 US National Teams USDP 2011-2013 (WHC/WJC)
U17/U18 USNDTP USHL 2011-2013 (Tier 1 Junior A)
North Branch High School 2009-2011 (H.S. Varsity)

Education:
Studied Marketing & Graphic Design at UMD

Accolades:
Signed first pro contract in April of 2017 (Arizona Coyotes)
NCHC Tournament Champion 2016-2017
NCHC All Tournament Team
NCHC Second Team All-Star
BCHL Champion 2014-2015
BCHL First Team All-Star
BCHL Top Goaltender of the Year
BCHL 2nd Team All-Star 2013-2014
WJC U18 Silver Medalist 2012-2013
WHC U17 Silver Medalist 2011-2012

Bronwynn Pichetti

Bronwynn Pichetti

Power Skating Coach

Hometown: Duluth, Minnesota

Credentials:
20+ Years of Coaching Experience
Rated Master Coach by the Professional Skaters Association (PSA)
Accredited Hockey l and Hockey ll in Power Skating by PSA
Guest Presenter for USA Hockey
United States Gold Medalist in Freestyle and Figures Professional Figure Skater

Clients/Camps:
Mites, Squirts, Peewees, Bantams, High School, JR, Collegiate, Olympians and NHL players

Skating Instructor for:
2012 USA Hockey National Development Camp
University of MN-Duluth Men – 2011 NCAA Division l National Champions
University of MN-Duluth Women
College of St. Scholastica NCAA Division lll