Born and raised in Florida, Josh played youth hockey in Orlando for the Orlando Stars. Josh moved to Colorado at 16 to play for the nationally renowned Pikes Peak Miners AAA program. With the Miners, Josh was on the inaugural 16U NAPHL Championship team and finished as the second-leading scorer in the NAPHL 18 division.
Josh went on to win a National Championship with the Idaho Jr Steelheads and finished his junior career with the Witchita Falls Wildcats in the NAHL. While in Wichita Falls, he was recruited by UMASS Boston where he played on their NCAA D3 Frozen Four team until injuries cause the end of his playing days.
Along with experience as an assistant and head coach with the Makos, Josh has worked numerous hockey camps around the country, including the prestigious Turcotte Stickhandling School. Before moving back to Florida in 2019, Josh was on the staff of Pro Vision Hockey Academy in Knoxville, TN.
Petr was the 4th round pick (101st overall) of the Ottawa Senators in the 1998 NHL Entry Draft. He played one season with Torpedo Yaroslavl of the Russian League before coming to North America for the 1999-00 season. He spent the 2000-01 and 2001-02 seasons playing with both the Senators and Griffins, before being traded to the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim in February 2004. He played 22 more games for the MightyDucks at the end of the 2003-04 season, before returning to Russia to continue to play hockey. Besides working at the CoE, Petr works within several IceDen programs and travel hockey.
WHL, Van Drunen made his professional hockey debut in 1997 with the Baton Rouge Kingfish of the ECHL. He then went on to enjoy a professional career through the 2010-11 season with time spent in multiple leagues including the ECHL, IHL, UHL, AHL, and NHL. Van Drunen currently coaches with the Fox Motors Hockey Club.
Lucas Stern is a Player Development Coach & Mentor / Goaltending Coach at the TPH Center of Excellence in Huntsville. A Minnesota native, Stern played youth hockey all the way through to college hockey in the ACHA. He also serves as Alabama’s Goalie Development Coordinator for USA Hockey. Stern previously served as the Director of Hockey for the Memphis area.
Darin Taylor is a Player Development Coach & Mentor at TPH Huntsville. Born and raised in Huntsville, Taylor played for the Huntsville Chargers organization for 13+ years. Taylor received a Bachelor of Biology with a focus on Exercise Physiology at the University of Alabama in Huntsville. He is ACSM certified as well as a Level 3 USA Hockey referee.
Earning many accolades and building upon great opportunities and relationships throughout the years, he has now dedicated himself to sharing the knowledge he has gained with the next generation of great hockey players. In his previous career Taylor has accomplished a high school hockey State Championship as well as was awarded Regional and International Silver Stick Champion and Kory Paries award recipient for a defensive player that exemplifies qualities and characteristics both on and off the ice.
Housley, a native of Stillwater, Minnesota prides himself in bringing passion to the rink each day, with high energy and a focus on getting better for the future. Wilson brings a decade of instrumental experience, working with elite student-athletes from the National Hockey League (NHL), the United States Hockey League (USHL), NCAA, Juniors, High School, and youth levels across the Midwest.
As a son of a coach, he has grown up in a rich hockey household, where he has benefited from family knowledge. His father, Phil Housley, is one of the most prolific scoring defensemen in NHL history, an NHL Hall of Fame player, and the current assistant coach for the Arizona Coyotes of the NHL. As the tradition of coaching has continued, Housley has held positions with the Thief River Falls Norskies of the Superior International Junior Hockey League (SIJHL) as Head Coach, Assistant GM & Director of Player Personnel. More recently, he spent the 2020-2021 season as the Assistant Coach for the Tri-City Storm in the USHL.
Housley possesses credentials that consist of Bachelor of Science in Integrative Science and Arts, Communications & Leadership from Arizona State University. He also holds an Associate’s Degree from Century College in White Bear Lake, MN.
Originally from British Columbia, Canada, Tyler played three years of Junior hockey in the British Columbia Hockey League (BCHL). After his Junior career, Tyler played four years at Utah State University, ACHA II going to nationals all 4 years. Tyler has been coaching youth hockey since 2014.
Dallas Drake, a Canadian former professional ice hockey winger in the National Hockey League (NHL), originates from Trail, British Columbia, Canada. Drake is a Player Development Coach & Mentor at the TPH Center of Excellence in Phoenix.
Having begun his hockey career with the Rossland Warriors (KIJHL) and the Vernon Lakers (BCJHL), Drake would soon travel to Northern Michigan University, where he assisted the team in winning the 1991 NCAA Men’s Ice Hockey Championship his junior year. That same season, Drake was awarded NCAA Defensive Player of the Year, First All-Star Team, and First All-American Team. He would later be inducted into the Northern Michigan University Hall of Fame in 2002.
Following his winning college career, Drake continued his success on the ice with the Detroit Red Wings for his rookie season in 1992-1993, posting 44 points on 18 goals and 26 assists. Drake played the beginning of his career for the Detroit Red Wings, but later played for the Winnipeg Jets/Phoenix Coyotes, and St. Louis Blues. Drake came full circle by ending his stellar NHL career with Detroit and won his first Stanley Cup championship in his final season in 2008. On July 15, 2008, Drake announced his retirement from the NHL.
Scott Munroe, a native of Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, is a Player Development Coach & Mentor at the TPH Center of Excellence in Phoenix. Munroe has a tremendous amount of experience as both a player and a coach. Munroe played four years in the crease for the University of Alabama in Huntsville. In 2003, he backstopped the Chargers to a College Hockey America regular-season championship. Following college, Munroe spent eight seasons in the American Hockey League with the Philadelphia Phantoms, Bridgeport Sound Tigers, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, Adirondack Phantoms, and Springfield Falcons. Munroe also spent one season in the Kontinental Hockey League and a season in the Swedish Hockey League. As a coach, Munroe has served as a development and goaltending coach in the QMJHL with the Moncton Wildcats and an assistant coach in NCAA-III with Trinity College.
Brian Slugocki, a native of Scottsdale, Arizona, is a Skills Coach at the TPH Center of Excellence in Phoenix. Slugocki played junior hockey in Phoenix with the Phoenix Polar Bears before going on to play for the University of Arizona for four seasons. Slugocki amassed 157 points (89G-68A) in 126 games while playing for the Wildcats. He also took his talents overseas for a year in Sweden following his college career. Slugocki recently spent time with Darryl Belfry, who is recognized as a leader and innovator in hockey having spent time training players like Auston Matthews, Sidney Crosby, Nathan MacKinnon, and John Tavares.