2017 Sport International Staff

28 Years Of Experience & Dedication, To Youth Hockey Development!

2017 Summer Online Application (Now Available)

Bob Baldwin, B.Sc. - Born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Bob is currently entering his 37th year of hockey instruction and his 28th year as founder and president of the Sport International Hockey Academy. A former European professional hockey player, and also officiated 10 years as a minor Pro Linesman. Baldwin recently retired from refereeing, ending a 20 year college hockey career. His main goal in life is to pass on his hockey knowledge, to benefit young hockey players, both mentally and physically.
John Melnik - John will be a Head Camp Director this summer after doing a great job with our 2016 Summer Camp Tour. John was born in Syracuse, New York. John is currently studying Media Communications in his Sophomore year, at Onondaga Community College, as he pursues a future as a Social Media Advertiser. John has a great passion for hockey and really enjoys working with young hockey players. We look forward to having John back, for his 2nd summer.
Dan Davis - Dan was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan. dan is currently in his Junior year at Ferris State University, where he is pursuing a major in Criminal Justice. Dan aspires to be a Juvenile Probation Officer, in the future. Dan is currently playing ACHA Division 2 College Club Hockey at Ferris State and will be our Tour 2 Head Camp Director. We look forward to having Dan's leadership skills and hard working approach, returning for an exciting 2nd summer.

Bill Brown, B.Sc. - Billy was Born in Brunswick, NJ. Billy recently graduated from Niagara University, where he gained a degree in Math and Special Education and played Division 1 ACHA at N.U., Billy is aspiring to be a future College Professor and he is currently finalizing his Post Graduate Degree at Elmira College. He is the former starting goalie for the Elmira Junior Jackals. Before playing for Elmira, Billy enjoyed tremendous success at Horseheads High School in New York state, where he won the 2006 High School Championship. Billy will be entering his 6th year with The Sport International Hockey Academy as our Head Camp Director. Billy loves working with young aspiring hockey players, he is very excited to be returning to SIHA, again this summer..

Connor Keelan - Connor was born in La Plata, MD. Connor is currently entering his post graduate studies at James Madison University, where he is studying Secondary Education. Connor has won the ACHA (B.R.H.C) Championship with James Madison University as a defenseman, in 2013 & 2014. Connor is entering his 5th summer with SIHA. We look forward to having Connor's methodical and dedicated approach, returning for our 2017 summer. 

Alex Parker - Alex was born in Darnestown, MD. Alex recently graduated from James Madison University, where he played, coached and studied Political Science & Secondary Education. Alex recently won the ACHA Championship with J.M.U. Alex is a former SIHA student and is entering his 7th summer with SIHA. Alex also recently completed a volunteer stint with "Hockey Without Borders" in Serbia to help grow the sport of hockey in Europe. We look forward to having Alex's charismatic and energetic approach, returning as our Head Camp Director. 
Matt Sciandra - Matt was born in Buffalo, NY and is entering his 3rd summer with SIHA. Matt will be the Tour 3 Goalie Instructor this summer. Matt will be working towards a Law Degree in college. We are very excited to have Matt's enthusiasm for both the sport of hockey and the Goaltending position, a part of our 28th year.. 
Connor Kettle - Connor was born in Binghamton, NY and is entering his 1st summer as our Tour 1 Goalie Instructor. Connor is currently in his Junior year, studying Political Science at Le Moyne College in Syracuse, NY. Connor's aspirations in life, is to become a Law Enforcement Officer. Connor earned MVP honors at Union Endicott High School. We are looking forward to having Connor's passion for the goaltending position, a part of our 2017 summer program. 

Ryan Running - Ryan is a native of Flint, Michigan. Ryan is currently studying at Ferris State University, where he is studying Secondary Education and is playing ACHA Division 2 College Club hockey at Ferris State University. Ryan will be returning for his 2nd summer with SIHA and he will be our Head Goalie Instructor on Tour 2. We are very excited to have Ryan's experience and upbeat approach, for our 2017 Goaltending Program.

Matt Medonis - Matt is a native of Royal Oak, Michigan. Matt is currently a Sophomore at Ferris State University, studying Graphic Design and playing hockey at the Division 2 ACHA level.. Matt is entering his 1st summer with SIHA and he is very excited to be working with young aspiring hockey players and having the opportunity to pass along his experience to his students. We look forward to having Matt's exuberance and passion for hockey, apart of our 2017 SIHA Staff.
Gary Archambeault, B.A. - Gary is originally from Masenna, New York. Gary is the former Elmira College JV Hockey Coach. Previously, Gary enjoyed a successful hockey career at both Elmira College and Canton ATC (National Champions '81 & '82). Gary also spent 4 years as an AHL Scout for The Cornwall Aces. We are very happy to have Gary and his wealth of experience coupled with his disciplined approach, back for his 20th year of hockey instruction with SIHA.

PAST SIHA STAFF PICTURES

Our original SIHA Staff in Rochester, NY

SIHA Staff at Disneyland in Anaheim, CA

SIHA Staff in the Las Vegas, NV

SIHA Staff Meeting in Webster, NY 

SIHA Staff Meeting in Rochester, NY

SIHA Staff Meeting in Rochester, NY


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