Currently playing for Calvin College ACHA D1. Austin is a great leader and the current captain for Calvin. He grew up playing locally for the Grand Rapids Christian Hockey Organization.
Neal Brooks is the father of John and Alex and has been apart of all their training. He is a Former head coach with the Holland Ice Dogs Association and has managed his own camps for roller hockey players. Time spent with figure skaters gives him an inside understanding of proper technique.
Coach Neal currently coaches learn-to-skate at Cedar Springs Sports Plex and will be coaching newer skaters under the age of 10. His upbeat mentality for learn-to-skate players is unmatched.
Assistant Skills Instructors
University of Maine NCAA D1
Davenport University ACHA D1
Graduate of UW Steven's Point NCAA DIII. Alex had a long junior career in the NAHL, and took his high skilled style of defense to the NCAA level. In 2016, he began his professional career in the SPHL and later the ECHL.
Alex's teaching styles are observational to indicate issues in a player's technique. With a pure joy for hockey, Alex keeps everything light with fun banter and energy.