Developing Mental Resilience

Five Keys To A Mental Recovery Plan One of the most demanding positions in any sport is playing goalie. All eyes are on them. They can’t hide from a mistake or a misstep. When the game is over the goalie is analyzed by everyone including their own coach, teammates, parents of the team, the opposing…

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Kyle Gagneau

Kyle Gagneau is a lifelong hockey player with 12 years of experience in the fitness industry and serves as the Strength and Conditioning Coach at the TPH Center of Excellence in Grand Rapids. Gagneau has earned performance enhancement, corrective exercise, and fitness nutrition specializations from NASM to better serve his athletes and clients.

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Joel Messina

Joe Messina, a native of Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan, is a Goaltending Coach at the TPH Center of Excellence in Grand Rapids. Messina is a Shattuck St. Mary’s and SUNY Brockport (NCAA Division III) product. He’s currently the Vice President of Operations for Bandits Goalie School in South Lyon, Michigan. Messina also oversees goaltending for numerous…

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David Van Drunen

David Van Drunen, a Sherwood Park, Alberta native, is a Player Development Coach & Mentor at the TPH Center of Excellence in Grand Rapids. Following a four-year career with the Prince Albert Raiders of the WHL, Van Drunen made his professional hockey debut in 1997 with the Baton Rouge Kingfish of the ECHL. He then…

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Ryan Kosecki

Ryan Kosecki, a native of Syracuse, New York, is a Player Development Coach & Mentor at the TPH Center of Excellence in Grand Rapids. Kosecki has many years of coaching experience including time in the NJPHL, NAPHL, NA3HL, USHL, NAHL, and T1EHL. From 2018 to 2020, Kosecki served as an assistant coach for the Muskegon…

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Jennifer Marchand

Jennifer Marchand is the Director of Academics for the TPH Grand Rapids division. Jennifer has a Bachelor of Science with a focus on Secondary Education from Ferris State University. At FSU, she majored in English and minored in Biology. Prior to joining TPH, Jennifer taught at Lowell High School in Lowell, Michigan. Jennifer has a…

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Seven CoE Student-Athletes Selected at USHL Phase I Draft

The United States Hockey League (USHL) 2021 Draft takes place in two phases, the first of which took place Wednesday evening. This year’s USHL Draft Phase I is where teams select players exclusively from the 2005 birth year. The USHL is the top junior ice hockey league sanctioned by USA Hockey and the league consists…

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Grand Rapids Names Jennifer Marchand Director of Academics

Marchand brings with her a wealth of coaching and teaching experience. (GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN – August 21, 2020) – TPH Chief Academic Officer Bill Simms recently announced the addition of Jennifer Marchand as the Director of Academics for its Grand Rapids Division.   With her background in coaching and being in an educational environment that…

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