Geno hails from Bloomington, MN and has a wealth of hockey experience. Geno played his High School hockey at the Academy of Holy Angels. From there he went on to play for the St. Paul Vulcans in the USHL and then to St. Cloud State University. After a great career at SCSU, Geno moved on to the professional ranks playing 8 years in various Pro Leagues: UHL, CHL, IHL, ECHL, and overseas in Germany. Geno is a skilled hockey player who is very knowledgeable and passionate about the game. Some say he taught his younger brother Mark, everything he knows about hockey. Geno has a great personality and he has an uncanny ability to make anyone smile (especially hockey players). He also has unique way of getting through to players, and like his parents, was born to be a teacher. Geno is a valuable asset to all hockey players he gets the chance to mentor, teach, and train.
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"Ras" grew up in the Twin Cities, playing hockey for St. Louis Park High School. During his HS career he earned the Mr. Hockey Award in 1995 as the most outstanding senior hockey player in the state. After HS, Ras went on to play for the University of Minnesota for 2 years (1995-97). During that time, he also was selected in the 1st Round of the NHL Draft (7th pick overall), by the Buffalo Sabres in 1996. Ras then split his 9 year NHL career between the Buffalo Sabres, Los Angeles Kings and the New Jersey Devils. While his list of accomplishments may seem long and overwhelming, he is more excited than ever to be a part of the Membership Program, and states “being able to help aspiring hockey players to achieve their goals is the most rewarding thing I have ever done”.
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George is a Mendota Heights, MN native. George played in the USHL for the St. Paul Vulcans for two years, accumulating 54 points in only 42 games during his second season. His talent was noticed while playing for the Vulcans by St. Cloud State University. Playing four years for the Huskies before going on to play professionally for teams in several high level leagues, including AHL, ECHL, and the EIHL (The EIHL is the highest level of pro hockey in the U.K.). While playing for the Belfast Giants of the EIHL, George became the team captain, a fan favorite, and the club’s all time leading point scorer (194 in 187 games). He also led Belfast to an EIHL Championship in 2005-06 and 2011-2012. George brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the MAP and his mission now is to pass along everything he can to help hockey players develop.
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Wes grew up in Saint Paul, MN where he played high school hockey at St. Thomas Academy. Graduating in 2005, his team played in the Class A State Tournament during his senior year. Following high school, Wes played Midget AAA for Russell Stover in Kansas City, KS and then played his college hockey at the University of St. Thomas (MIAC). He has experience coaching youth players since 2002 and continues to do so through the MAP and MSR events. Now in his 6th year with the program, Wes is an experienced instructor both on the ice and in the weight room. He is well-educated in skating specific instruction while also having a strong understanding of the EvoSport workout program. Wes has a humorous personality that meshes well with his training and teaching, and has been one of the players' favorite instructors during each of his years with the company.
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"Marty" is the Director of Strength and Conditioning at the South Campus. He lives in Bloomington and is a teacher of physical education and special education in Owatonna. He went to college at Bemidji State University and has coached hockey for the past 14 years at various levels (High School Varsity, Junior Varsity, Bantam, Peewee A, and Peewee B1). Marty has a Master’s in Education from St. Mary's University and is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.
Jason brings 15 years of coaching, teaching, developing, and helping players advance to the next level. Bergie established the Minnesota Scouting Report and was the Minnesota Head Scout with USHL Central Scouting for three years. Before moving back to the Twin Cities, Jason developed his own player advancement and sports marketing company in Chicago. He coached with the Chicago Young Americans AAA Organization at the PeeWee, Bantam, and High School levels. Many of the players Jason has helped are currently playing in College or Juniors. “I have taken my experience, along with my love for the game, and created a player development and advancement program unlike any camp, clinic, league, recruiting service or training facility in the world. Our formula challenges players and offers them the ability to train in an atmosphere they will truly enjoy”.
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Aaron grew up in Hastings, MN where he played his high school hockey. After high school, Aaron then played for Green Bay Gamblers (USHL) where he won the league title and was named Playoff MVP. He then moved on to play college hockey at the Minnesota University-Mankato, where he was All-WCHA during his senior year. Aaron is the all-time D1 scoring leader for the MSU Mavericks. Following college hockey, he proceded to have an illustrious career of professional hockey. Playing in Europe for ten seasons, Aaron was a consistent offensive talent for teams in Slovakia, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, and Slovenia. His highlighted accomplishments in Europe include two scoring titles in the Austrian first league, two scoring titles in the German second league, and a league championship while playing in Straubing, Germany. Aaron brings a great deal of playing experience to the staff and specializes in puck skills instruction and coaching offensive awareness for forwards and defensemen alike.