Current Staff



Troy G. Ward

  • Founder and Developer of Hockey & Sons.



Marilyn Bowers
Administrative Assistant

  • Registrar and Secretary for Hockey & Sons.




Luke Strand
Skills Coach

  • Former Assistant Coach of University of Wisconsin Madison.
  • Former Head Coach of Madison Capitols (USHL).



Keith Paulsen
Skills Coach

  • Current Video Coach, Iowa Wild (AHL).
  • Former Assistant Coach, Madison Capitols (USHL).



Taylor G. Ward
Skills Coach

  • Current Assistant Coach of UW Eau Claire women's hockey team.
  • Former player for UW Eau Claire.



Wes Bolin
Tactics Coach

  • Current Head Coach of Woodbury, MN High School.
  • 32 years of coaching experience at various hockey camps.
  • 2007 Minnesota AA Coach of the Year
  • 1995 Wisconsin coach of the Year.



Brett Petersen
Tactics Coach

  • Current Head Coach of Gustavus Adolphus College.
  • Former Assistant Coach of St. Cloud State.
  • Former player for University of Colorado, Denver Pioneers 1989-1993.



Tim Coghlin
Skills Coach

  • Current Head Coach of St. Norbert College.
  • 2008, 2011, 2012, 2014 National Champions.
  • Inducted into University of Wisconsin, Stevens Point athletic Hall of Fame.



John Hill
Skills Coach

  • Current Professional Scout for Columbus Blue Jackets.
  • Former Assistant Coach of University of Minnesota.
  • Former Head Coach of University of Alaska, Anchorage.



Justin Hale
Tactics Coach

  • Current Graduate Assistant, Bemidji State.
  • Former equipment manager, Madison Capitols (USHL).
  • Former player at UW Stevens Point.



Matt Miller

  • Former Head Coach of New Prague, MN High School girl's varsity.
  • Former Video Coach with the Houston Aeros (AHL).




Gordon MacFarlane

  • Co-Founder, Coaching 2 Connect, leadership development and performance improvement.




Nathan Ward
Lead Counselor

  • Current student at University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire.
  • Former captain for Mt. Lebanon, PA, High School.



Matt Johnson

  • Current professional player, Greenville Swamp Rabbits.
  • Former player at Lake Superior State.



Kurt Halbach

  • Current player at Iowa State.



Tommy Muck

  • Current player at Bemidji State.
  • Former player, Madison Capitols (USHL).



Graydon Skok
Counselor/Goalie Coach

  • Current Varsity Goalie, New Prague, MN.