Dave Snuggerud

Dave Snuggerud

As one of Breakaway Academy’s co-founders, Dave has turned his passion for hockey and learning into a lifelong purpose at Breakaway Academy. After playing three seasons of college hockey at the University of Minnesota and one season for the U.S. National Team, Dave...
Andy Brink

Andy Brink

Andy is Breakaway Academy’s co-founder and Director of Athletic Development. He also teaches Character Development throughout the school year. Growing up in Bemidji, Andy played six years of varsity golf and three years of varsity hockey. Following high school, Andy...
Erik Westrum

Erik Westrum

Erik is the Director of Business Operations at Breakaway Academy. Erik attended the University of Minnesota and played hockey for the Golden Gophers. He was a two-time captain for the gophers and is currently on the top 15 all-time scoring list at the U. During his...
Gary Hegenes

Gary Hegenes

Gary is one of the co-founders of Breakaway Academy. Gary attended North Centeral Bible College and worked in sales for Cordon Bleu from 1964-73. During his tenure he was rewarded with the National Sales Manager of the Year award, and was ranked second in the nation...