Pro Hockey Instructors
Matt Moulson, NHL Buffalo Sabres
Born in Canada, Matt was captain of the Cornell University hockey team and is currently in his 12th year in the NHL. He plays left wing and has three-time 30+ game seasons. He brings a wealth of knowledge and skills to teaching aggressive offense.
Jonathan Quick, NHL Los Angeles Kings
A Connecticut native, Jonathan played youth hockey at Twin Rinks and college hockey at UMass, before joining the LA Kings in 2007. He is a 2-time Olympian, winner of 2 Stanley Cups, and won the Conn Smythe Trophy as the NHL’s best goaltender.
Cam Atkinson, NHL Columbus Blue Jackets
Born in Connecticut, Cam played for Boston College and was on the U.S. World Hockey Championship team before being drafted by the Columbus Blue Jackets. A right winger, he has had 20+ goal seasons the last two years, brings scoring skills to his clinic and camp students.
Sean Backman, AHL Manchester Monarchs
Currently in his fifth year in pro hockey, CT native Sean played youth hockey at Twin Rinks, was the second leading all-time scorer for Yale, and scored 5 playoff goals for the Monarch’s 2014/15 Calder Cup winning season. A right winger, Sean has been an instructor for 8 years.
Kaleigh Fratkin, NY Riveters
Kaleigh played college hockey at Boston University where she was a three-time Hockey East Champion and made four NCAA Tournament appearances. She served as an Assistant Captain for the Terriers as a senior. Kaleigh won a silver medal with Team Canada at the 2009 IIHF Women’s U18 World Championships. Since turning professional, Kaleigh captained the CT Whale (NWHL) last season and now plays for the NY Riveters (NWHL) where she appeared in her second consecutive All-Star game this past season.
Alexa Gruschow, NY Riveters
A native of Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania, Alexa played in 133 games at RPI and racked up an impressive 93 points (46g-47a) during her career. Alexa ranks #3 on the school’s Division I points list and #2 in career goals. She was named Captain and the team’s Most Valuable Player for the 2015-16 season. Alexa now plays for the NY Riveters (NWHL).