Updated: Apr 13
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In today's episode, we talk with Head Coach and General Manager of the Chippewa Steel in the NAHL.
This episode will be hosted by Gresko and co-hosted by Flachman with Special Guest Al Rooney.
The Chippewa Steel are in their inaugural season in the NAHL. They have Head Coach/GM Al Rooney leading them and they couldn't be in better hands. Rooney started out playing hockey at the late age of 16. Then after only 6 years of playing experience found himself signing his first Professional Hockey contract. Yes, he worked that hard and was a natural at the sport. After playing D3 NCAA with SUNYAC for Buffalo State, and his Profesional Career, Rooney found himself behind the bench coaching. With coaching he had the same trajectory, he became wildly successful and moved up the hockey ladder quickly to now Coaching and Managing an NAHL team, which is a huge accomplishment. We talked to Coach Rooney about all things hockey and how he got his team ready for this upcoming NAHL season.
Al Rooney's Career
Hockey Player Mindset
What are Coaches and GM's looking for in players
How to have a successful season
Fighting in Junior Hockey
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