Global Prospects Academy Coaches

Meet our Global Prospects Academy Coaches

On-ice training and instructions are provided by the coaches of Global Prospects Academy. Our head coaches are former NHL and professional-level players who have now established themselves as respected coaches in the hockey world.  Head coaching staff is supplemented by assistant coaches and special skills coaches (goalie training, power skating, etc.) on an as-needed basis. 

 

  • Off-ice training and sports performance education are undertaken by our on-staff professionals.
  • All GPS coaching and training staff are SafeSport certified. 

 

For the educational component, NTCA provides fully certified educational experts to provide and instruct our students. NTCA teachers and students interact on an individualized schedule ensuring that students are successful in the classroom and on the ice. 

GM of Global Prospects Academy & Tampa Bay Crunch

Nick Lindberg

Hockey Coach

Veronica Crafts

Stan Neckar
Hockey Coach

Stan Neckar

Brett Strot
Hockey Coach

Brett Strot

Luke Zimmermann
Assistant Coach

Luke Zimmermann

Angelo Pata
Assistant Coach

Angelo Pata

Alec Zec
Assistant Coach

Alec Zec

Sports Performance and Recovery

Mark Gochenour

GM of Global Prospects Academy & Tampa Bay Crunch

Nick Lindberg

Hockey Coach

Veronica Crafts

· 24 years of skating experience

· 12 years of coaching experience

· Skating Specialist for hockey players (power skating instructor)

· Experience working with players of all levels from Learn to Skate, rec, travel, Junior, Major Junior, to NHL

· Goal: To create stronger, more efficient and versatile hockey players by improving their skating technique

· Before moving to Tampa held the position of skating director for the Nordiques hockey program in Lewiston, Maine

· From Ottawa, Ontario Canada

· For more information visit “Crafts Skating – AHCI Tampa” on Facebook and Instagram

Stan Neckar

Hockey Coach

Stan Neckar

Brett Strot

Hockey Coach

Brett Strot

Luke Zimmermann

Assistant Coach

Luke Zimmermann

Angelo Pata

Assistant Coach

Angelo Pata

Alec Zec

Assistant Coach

Alec Zec

Sports Performance and Recovery

Mark Gochenour

Mark Gochenour is a former world class athlete and degreed exercise physiologist with an expertise in speed development, strength training, orthopedics and Metabolics.  He has spent over 20 years developing athletes in the United States and around the world.  Accomplishments include building the first and largest  Sports Performance Training Center in the Middle East for both Men and Women.  In addition he is a consultant for the United States Military which included black operation for the US Air Force and Special Operations for the US Army.  In addition he has consulted with TAMPA SWAT, the DEA, and the FBI.  He has guided thousands of athletes to championships in the NFL, NHL, MLB, NCAA, and 2 Indy 500 victories.

PHONE:(813) 803 - 7260

EMAIL:mgochenour@ahcenterice.com