Taso Sofikitis is an Investing Partner at TPH and the CEO and President of Maynards Group of Companies. Taso is originally from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and attended the University of Alabama in Huntsville. Taso was a defenseman for the UAH hockey team that won the Division II Hockey National Championship in 1996. During that season, Taso racked up 41 points (11G-30A) in 29 games.
Ricci, a former University of Denver Pioneer and current Philadelphia Flyers Skills Coach, has over 2 decades of coaching experience. Ricci is currently the Executive Director for the Colorado Thunderbirds Tier 1 Hockey Club and is also the Founder of Ricci Hockey Consulting.
Travis Richards, a native of Crystal, Minnesota, is a Partner at the TPH Center of Excellence in Grand Rapids. Richards played four season at the University of Minnesota for the Golden Gophers hockey team. In 1988, he was selected #169 overall by the Minnesota North Stars at the NHL Draft. He currently coaches the U16 AAA Fox Motors team and resides in Grand Rapids with his wife and children.
Mike Slobodnik, a native of Grand Rapids, Michigan, is a Partner at the TPH Center of Excellence in Grand Rapids. Slobodnik played with the Cleveland Barons of the NAHL before going on to NCAA Division III hockey at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Slobodnik currently coaches Pee Wee Major ‘AAA’ for Fox Motors and is also the Head Coach of Grand Rapids Catholic Central High School. He still resides in the Grand Rapids area with his wife and children.