Born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Bob is currently entering his 38th year of hockey instruction and his 29th 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 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 21st year of hockey instruction with SIHA.
Alex will be our Tour 1 Camp Director this summer after doing a great job with our 2017 Summer Camp Tour. Alex was born in Washington, Illinois. Alex recently graduated from Ferris State University with a degree in Secondary Education. Alex is currently a teacher for The Grandville, Michigan School District. Alex has a great passion for hockey and really enjoys working with young hockey players. We look forward to having Alex back, for his 2nd summer with SIHA.
Matt is a native of Royal Oak, Michigan. Matt is currently a Junior at Ferris State University, studying Graphic Design and playing hockey at the Division 2 ACHA level.. Matt is entering his 2nd 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. Matt will be our Tour 2 Camp Director this summer. We look forward to having Matt's exuberance and passion for hockey, a part of our 2018 SIHA Staff.
James was born in Syracuse, NY. James is currently in his Sophomore 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 3 Camp Director after showing great Leadership qualities last summer with SIHA. We look forward to having James returning for our 2018 summer and his enthusiastic demeanor towards his students.
Paul was born in Carmel, NY. Paul is currently a Junior Sports Studies Major at St. Bonaventure University and is a Dean's List Student. Paul currently plays for the St. Bonaventure Division 1 ACHA team and Paul would like to pursue a coaching career in the future. Paul will be entering his 1st summer with SIHA and will be our Tour 1 Goalie Instructor. We look forward to having Paul's intelligent approach to the goaltending position and working with our young goaltenders, this summer.
Andrew is a native of Palos Heights, Illinois and is entering his 1st 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 as our Tour 2 Goaltending Instructor, this summer.
Joe was born in Palmetto, Florida and is entering his 1st summer as our Tour 3 Goalie Instructor. Joe recently graduated from Florida State University with a degree in Sport Management and a Minor in Professional Communications. Joe is currently a coach in the "Hockey Without Borders" program in Serbia and Hungary and also has a Level 1 USA Hockey Coaching Certification. We look forward to having Joe's international experience a part of our 2018 Goaltending Program.
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 3rd 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 2018 Goaltending Program.
Dan was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Dan is currently in his Senior 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 University. We look forward to having Dan's leadership skills and hard working approach, returning for an exciting 3rd summer.
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 6th summer with SIHA. We look forward to having Connor's methodical and dedicated approach, returning for our 2018 summer.