Shakopee MN, Wife Katie Son Kodyn Daughter Kalla, Golf, Downhill Skiing

What do you like most about BA?
Watching our young players grow as people and hockey players, and gaining confidence in all area’s that it takes to be a successful student and athlete.

Why is it important to have solid academics in addition to good hockey training?
In order to be a great athlete you need to be a well balanced individual from in the classroom, to home being a good son, daughter, brother, or sister. This allows players to be the most focused with training with out distractions in order to achieve their goals on the rink.

Who was one coach/teacher that had the biggest impact on your life?
Eric Means gave me the opportunity and provided the knowledge to be a top defenseman for a team in the toughest Division 1 conference in the nation.

What is your favorite hockey memory?
2011 season despite losing in the finals game 7 2-1.

What are your credentials and hockey experience?
2 Years AJHL- 2000-02, AJHL allstar game 2002, represented Alberta in 2002 Viking cup Tournament, set team record for most points by a defenseman in a season in 2002 earned a Full Scholarship to Minnesota State 2002.
2002-2006 Minnesota State University- Most points by a freshman Defense in school history, 2005 All Tournament team for Ohio State Christmas tournament. Lead all defense in scoring each season I played for Mankato.
2006-2013 Professional
2006- Kalpa Koupio Findlands top league
2007- ECHL Idaho Steel Heads play off Champions
2010- CHL All Star game finished 3rd in league for defensive scoring
2011- CHL Confrence champions 3rd in league for definsive scoring, defense in scoring for playoffs.