Brett Olson

Brett Olson

Head Instructor/Co-Owner

Hometown: Superior, Wisconsin

Playing Experience:
Currently in his 7th year of professional hockey
Over 400 professional 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-Founder

Hometown: Superior, Wisconsin

Playing Experience:
Currently in 8th year of professional hockey
Over 500 professional games played
BridgePort Sound Tigers AHL 2018-Present (NHL Affiliate – New York Islanders)
Tucson Roadrunners 2017-2018 (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
Tucson Roadrunners Assistant Captain 2017-2018
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

Andy Welinski

Andy Welinski

Instructor

Hometown: Duluth, Minnesota

Playing Experience:
Currently playing 3rd year of professional hockey with 26 NHL games played and over 170 professional games played
Anaheim Ducks NHL 2017-Present
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

Brenden Kotyk

Brenden Kotyk

Instructor

Hometown: Regina, Saskatchewan

Playing Experience:
Just finished his 2nd Professional year.
Over 100 professional games played
Toledo Walleye ECHL 2018-Present
Hartford Wolfpack AHL 2017-2018 (New York Rangers Affiliate)
Greenville Swamprabbits (2017-18) (Rangers affiliate)
Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs (2013-2017)(NCAA Division 1)
College of St.Scholatica (2012-2013) (NCAA Division 3)
Dauphin Kings (2010-2012) (MJHL Junior A)
Humboldt Broncos (2009-2011) (SJHL Junior A)

Education:
Bachelor of Applied Human Sciences, Public Health Education and Promotion, University of Minnesota Duluth, 2017

Accolades:
Signed first professional AHL contract, June 2017
Assistant Captain MInnesota Duluth (2016-17)
UMD Goldie Wolfe Award (Most inspirational player) (2016-17)
UMD Shjon Podein Community Service Award (2016-17)
Derek Hines Unsug Hero award Finalist (2016-17)
NCHC Champions (2016-17)
All Rookie team with St.Scholatica (2012-13)
Captain Dauphin Kings(2011-12)
MJHL Defenseman of the Year (2011-12)

Hunter Miska

Hunter Miska

Goaltending Coach

Hometown: Stacy, MN

Playing Experience:
Currently playing 2nd year of professional hockey with 1 NHL game played and over 60 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

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