Steffen Selected To Become Girls Hockey Coordinator
Mekenzie Steffen Appointed as Coordinator of Girl’s Hockey
NASHVILLE, TN, April, 22, 2020 – TPH Nashville proudly announces the addition of Mekenzie Steffen to its team as Girl’s Hockey Coordinator. In this new role, Steffen will focus on supporting all grassroots and girls hockey growth opportunities while positively impacting the players on and off the ice.
“Mekenzie brings a wealth of leadership experience, a storied career, and a passion for the game that will further our mission of supporting the growth of girl’s hockey and the opportunities for them in Nashville,” commented Nathan Bowen, CEO of TPH. “Her accomplishments and accolades will be an inspiration to all the girls’ she’ll mentor and coach through TPH Programs, the Center of Excellence and with the Nashville Jr. Predators program.”
Mekenzie Steffen, a Minnesota native, joins TPH following a successful hockey career with the University of Wisconsin Badgers, where she won a National Championship and was named team captain her senior season. In addition to her on ice accomplishments, Steffen was also a four-time WCHA All-Academic Team recipient. Prior to her college career, Steffen won a gold medal with the US Under-18 National Team in 2015.
“I am so excited to help continue the growth of girl’s hockey here in Nashville,” said Steffan. “There is a ton of support and love for the game of hockey in this city with endless potential on the girls’ side. I am looking forward to being a role model for the girls. I gained so much from hockey: life-long relationships, lessons learned, opportunities and experiences. I am thrilled to be able to give back to the game and help give the girls the amazing experience that I had.”
As part of their partnership, the Nashville Predators will work with TPH and Premiere Ice Prospects to host the Smashville Girls Hockey Showcase and the Smashville NCAA Women’s Hockey Showcase, featuring Division I women’s college hockey teams and Tier 1 tournament teams from all across North America.
“The Nashville Predators are investing a lot of time, money and resources into growing girls hockey and Mekenzie will directly support that growth, helping guide these young girls through their hockey journeys,” stated JP Dumont, Director of Hockey Operations for the Nashville Jr. Predators program. “Mekenzie will serve as a great mentor for all NJP families as someone who understands the path through youth hockey and beyond.”
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