On-Ice Coach


I live in Lakeville with my wife Sheena and two sons Gunnar 12, and Crew, 9. Outside of coaching hockey, I enjoy spending time outdoors golfing and fishing.

What do you like most about BA?
The opportunity that is provided to grow in hockey development and excel in school.

Why is it important to have solid academics in addition to good hockey training?
You can’t do one successfully without the other. Being a good student can help increase your hockey development.

Which coach or teacher had the biggest impact on your life and why?
Tom Rowe-Albany – River Rats/Carolina Hurricanes. Tom showed me what it was like to be a true professional, a leader, and a good teammate.

What is your favorite hockey memory?
My first NHL game.

What are your credentials and hockey experience?
Three years in MN High School Hockey-2nd Team All-State 1999-2000
Two years in USHL- USHL All-Star 2000-2001/2001-2002
Drafted 2002 in the 7th Round (217th Overall) by San Jose Sharks
Two years in NCAA St. Cloud State-NCAA tournament birth in 2003
Five years/495 games in AHL-Cleveland, Albany, Portland, Binghamton
Three years/62 games in NHL-Carolina Hurricanes
Six years/246 games in Europe/DEL-Ingolstadt, Dusseldorf
Served as Captain/Assistant Captain for 11 out of 14 years as a Pro