ABOUT ATHLETES RESOURCE
Athletes Resource is a comprehensive sports-oriented service organization dedicated to assisting individuals in developing, achieving and maintaining their athletic goals. The Athletes Resource team is committed to being an integral component in success of their clients by providing direction, instruction, training, motivation, marketing and promotion as well as other value-added services.
THE ATHLETES RESOURCE TEAM
Mike's very distinguished career includes 15 seasons of professional hockey in American minor pro and top European leagues.
He was 3-time Hockey Olympian with the Italian Olympic Team and competed the Winter Olympic Games in:
- 1992 Albertville, France
- 1994 Lillehamar, Norway
- 1998 Nagano, Japan
His career highlightes also include:
- NCAA All-American defenseman (2nd team West 1988)
- 10 consecutive 'A' Pool Senior World Championships with Team Italy
- Head Coach P.F. Chang's U18 AAA
- Arizona State University Hockey Club (ACHA), Head Coach/GM from 2003 - 2008
His current roles include Director of Amateur Hockey for the Coyotes Amateur Hockey Association in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Born January 27th 1966 in Kamloops, British Columbia, Mike has played hockey for almost as long as he has been able to walk.
He played Junior Hockey for the Penticton Knights (BCJHL) in 1983 before attending the University of Minnesota at Duluth and playing NCAA D1 from 1984 to 1988. He was MVP at Minnesota, Duluth in 1988 and 1st Team All-WCHA in 1988 and subsequently turning pro. He holds a degree in Mass Communications and a Minor in Psychology from the University of Minnesota, Duluth.
Mike holds citizenship in US, Canada and Italy. He resides permanently in the US with his wife Sonja and son Ryan.
Rob's 13 year impressive professional hockey career took him around the world, and includes:
- Four year scholarship to Northeastern University
- 1st team All American, 3 years all Hockey East
- 2 years Los Angeles Kings NHL
- 2 years Phoenix Roadrunners IHL
- 8 years European Hockey including Switzerland, Germany, Finland, and Italy
He was also:
- Interim General Manager-SC Riesersee Germany
- Interim Head Coach-SC Riesersee Germany
- Secretary/Treasurer NHL Alumni, Phoenix Coyotes
- Western Conference Scout for the New York Islanders
Rob holds degrees in Accounting and Management from Northeastern University, where he won the prestigious Herbert Gallagher Award, given to the outstanding scholar, athlete and citizen at the school.
He is currently the Toronto Maple Leaf's West Coast Pro Scout and operates an NHL 'pre training camp every summer in Phoenix with Mike and Brendan.
Born Nov 3rd, 1967 in Toronto, Canada, Rob has been involved in hockey since leaving St. Michael's College Boys School to attend Northeastern University on a hockey scholarship. His knowledge extends world-wide and the contacts he continues to have give him a wealth of information he is happy to use to further the careers of the increasingly talented youth in the southwest. Rob is a dual British/Canadian citizen and resides permanently in the US with wife Holly and daughters Alexandra, Brooke and Taylor.
Brendan's playing career includes the following:
- High School Hockey at the nationally recognized Mt. St. Charles Academy, Woonsocket, RI (89-92)
- Prep School Hockey at Westminster School, Simsbury, CT (92-94)
- Junior Hockey with the Rochester Mustangs USHL, Rochester, MN (94-95)
- At the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, NCAA DI, Hockey East (95-99)
- He has over a decade of coaching experience including the Volunteer Assistant Coach for the Cedar Rapids Rough Riders (USHL) in 1999-2000
- Head Coach of PF Chang's 16U AAA
Brendan's impressive career includes his present position as co-owner of a registered investment advisory firm, Thomson Financial Advisors LLC. He is SEC licensed (Series 7, 66, 24) as well as life insurance licensed. He is also former corporate director of Retail and Hockey for Polar Ice Entertainment, Inc.
He earned a Sports Business Management degree from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst in 1999.
Brendan was born December 11th, 1974 in Woonsocket, Rhode Island. He presently resides in Scottsdale, Arizona with his wife Danielle.
Having spent over 25 years in the technology, marketing and web design fields, Dave has lived and worked all over the world. His extensive resume covers a wide variety of industries including banking, finance, manufacturing, healthcare and real estate. He has worked for several Fortune 500 companies in Europe, Asia and the Americas.
From London originally, Dave grew up in Germany, Ireland, South Africa and England before settling in the US. He is a US/British citizen and lives in Phoenix, Arizona with his wife Jill. They are proud parents of Erin, who is currently attending college.
Dave is owner of JDE LTD, a custom web design and marketing company and is responsible for the creative development, marketing and web design for Athletes Resource.