Rick Gadwa, a native of Brighton, Michigan, is the Manager of Hockey Operations & Programming at the TPH Center of Excellence in Detroit. He graduated from Hartland High School, where he currently coaches the varsity boys hockey team. Gadwa is a graduate of Davenport University where he played three years of college hockey. He then went on to play semi-professional hockey for the Battle Creek Revolution in the AAHL. The father of three still resides in Brighton, Michigan.
A native of Redford, Michigan, Sellin played Tier 1 and 2 youth hockey before playing two years for his local high school team as a junior and senior. From 2000-2004 he played junior hockey in various leagues in both Canada and the US, including the OPJHL and the NAHL. Following his hockey career, David moved out west living in Southern California and Oregon before moving back to his home state in 2017. He is now an assistant coach with the Hartland High School Boys Varsity hockey team and resides in Hartland, Michigan with his wife Asia.
Cameron Burt, a native of Detroit, Michigan, is a Player Development Coach & Mentor at the TPH Center of Excellence in Detroit. Burt grew up playing with the Michigan Ice Dogs before starting his junior career in the former Eastern Junior Hockey League (EJHL). From there, Burt made the jump to the United States Hockey League (USHL) and earned a commitment to the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). In just his second year at RIT, Burt was awarded the NCAA AHA Tournament MVP and helped RIT claim the Atlantic Hockey championship. Burt then went on to play professionally with his most recent stop being with MAC Újbuda in Slovakia.
Julian grew up in Washington Township, Michigan playing his youth hockey in the Metro Detroit Area. He finished his youth hockey career with the Oakland Jr Grizzlies where he then signed an NAHL Tender with the Lonestar Brahmas out of Fort Worth, Texas. During his time in Texas, he won a National Championship and was the captain of Lonestar in his second year. This will be his 5th year coaching AAA hockey all at the 18U and 16U AAA ages. He is currently in his 3rd Season as a Scout for the Kingston Frontenacs in the OHL and 4th Season as a scout for the Lonestar Brahmas in the NAHL. Julian is excited to be a part of the TPH family helping mentor young student-athletes and being a part of their development.
Jeff Lerg, a native of Livonia, Michigan, is a Goaltending Coach at the TPH Center of Excellence in Detroit. Jeff Lerg played four years of NCAA hockey at Michigan State University from 2005 to 2009, where he won a National Championship in 2007. He was also a Hobey Baker Finalist in 2008. Throughout his career, he received multiple awards: USHL Player of the Year, French League Goalie of the Year, and ECHL All-Star.
Rob has been a goalie coach in the Detroit area for nearly 15 years & has trained many goalies at the junior, college & professional levels and is currently the Director of Pro & Prospect Development for Future Pro USA, where he is responsible for designing & implementing various training programs to help high-level goalies maximize their potential. Rob earned a Bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education from Eastern Michigan University, where he also played ACHA-D1 hockey.