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2019 Sport International Staff

31 Years of Experience & Dedication to Youth Hockey Development!

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Bob Baldwin, B.Sc.

Born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Bob is currently entering his 38th year of hockey instruction and his 30th 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.

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 22nd year of hockey instruction with SIHA.

James Adler

James was born in Syracuse, NY. James is currently in his Senior year at Canisius College, where he is studying Sports Management. James is also pursuing a Graduate Assistant position in the future with The Canisius Hockey Team, as their Equipment Manager. James will be our Tour 1 Camp Director after showing great Leadership qualities last summer with Tour 3. We look forward to having James returning for our 2019 summer and his enthusiastic demeanor towards his students.

Matt Sciandra

Matt was born in Buffalo, NY. Matt is currently a Freshman at The University of Rochester where he plays hockey and is pursuing a degree in Financial Economics. Matt is studying to eventually become a Real Estate Investor. Matt will be entering his 5th summer with SIHA and will be our Tour 2 Camp Director (splitting duties with Alex Parker). We look forward to having Matt's enthusiastic approach to the Camp Director position and his return, for another great year!

Andrew Reif

Andrew is a native of Palos Heights, Illinois and is entering his 2nd summer with SIHA. Andrew is currently Majoring in Psychology with a Minor in Legal Studies at Ferris State University. Andrew is also a goaltender for the ACHA Ferris State University hockey team. Andrew is very passionate about the goalie position and brings a strong exuberance with his instructing techniques. We look forward to having Andrew returning for his 2nd summer as our Tour 3 Goaltending Instructor.

Joseph Fabec

Coach Fabec was born in Palmetto, Florida and is entering his 3rd Summer as our Tour 3 Camp Director. Joe graduated from Florida State University  (FSU) with a degree in Sport Management and a Minor in Professional Communications. He is currently a Level 3 USA Hockey certified coach residing in Manchester, NH. Joe is a Skills Coach for the New Hampshire Jr Monarchs and an Assistant Coach for Bishop Brady Highschool. Recently, he was living in Hungary playing and coaching ice hockey for HC Kiskörős & HK Spartak. We look forward to having Coach Fabec return for the 2020 Summer.

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 4th summer with SIHA and he will be a Head Instructor on Tour 1. We are very excited to have Ryan's experience and upbeat approach, for our 2019 summer.

Connor Keelan

Connor was born in La Plata, MD. Connor recently graduated from James Madison University, where he gained a degree in 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 7th summer with SIHA. We look forward to having Connor's methodical and dedicated approach, returning for our 2019 summer.

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