Current Staff



Troy G. Ward

  • Founder and Developer of Hockey & Sons.



Marilyn Ward
Administrative Assistant

  • Registrar and Secretary for Hockey & Sons.




Luke Strand
Skills Coach

  • Current Head Coach, Sioux City Musketeers (USHL).
  • Former Assistant Coach, UW-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, Sioux City Musketeers (USHL).
  • Former Assistant Coach, 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.



John Hill
Skills Coach

  • Former 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 Assistant Coach, Texas Baramas (NAHL).
  • Former Graduate Assistant, Bemidji State.
  • Former player at UW Stevens Point.




Gordon MacFarlane

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




Nathan Ward
Lead Counselor

  • Current student, UW-Eau Claire.
  • Former captain for Mt. Lebanon, PA, High School.



Matt Johnson

  • Current player, Indy Fuel (ECHL).
  • Former player at Lake Superior State.



Tommy Muck

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



Mac Jansen

  • Current player, UW-Eau Claire.



Noah Janofsky

  • Current player, Richmond Generals (USPHL).



Joe Becker

  • Current player, Hill Murray High School.



Graydon Skok
Counselor/Goalie Coach

  • Current student, UW-Eau Claire.
  • Former New Prague, MN goalie.