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MILAN MACH-INTERNATIONAL HOCKEY DIRECTOR & COACH

Milan Mach, former Slovakian national player, joins The Cube for years to come.

Coaching career - 

2013 – 2014 – assistant coach U8 and U12 MHK Humenne

2014 – 2015 – head coach U12 and U14 MHK Humenne

2015 – 2016 – kids coach in Iceland

2016 – 2017 – head coach U11 and U12 MHK Humenne

2017 – 2018 – head coach U12 and U15 MHK Humenne

2018 – 2019 – head coach U11 and U12 MHK Humenne

2020 - 2021 -  chief coach head coach U13, U14 and U15 HK Humenske Levy

2021 - 2022 -  chief coach  head coach U13, U14 and U15 HK Humenske Levy 

NENAD RAKOVIC - USA HOCKEY DIRECTOR & Coach

Red Star Belgrade
Maribor Lisjaki ( Slovenia )
Partizan Belgrade
Melbourne Mustangs

As a player won 2 IHL (International Hockey League) titles
 Partizan Belgrade- General Manager
 Kingsville Kings (Jr. A) - Coach
 Windsor Aces (Jr. A) - Coach
 Red Star Belgrade ( IHL) - General Manager

TOM SCHAUL - DIRECTOR OF GOALIE DEVELOPMENT & CO-COACH

Tom grew up in Mt. Prospect, IL and played youth hockey for Park Ridge’s Northern Express and the Chicago Young Americans. He played American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) D1 Hockey while going to University of Oklahoma to pursue a degree in Special Education. He played four years there while earning his bachelor’s degree.

After college Tom became a practice goalie for the Chicago Wolves, which opened the door for a career in the ECHL. During his 3 years in the ECHL he played mostly for the Chicago Express, Kalamazoo K-wings and Toledo Walleye.

ERIC LEVINE - DIRECTOR OF GOALIE DEVELOPMENT

Eric has spent the last 10 years with Midwest Goalie Academy and the last 3 years as the owner.

Eric's resume includes time in the AHL and D1 Robert Morris University, during his senior campaign, he set numerous RMU single season records including most wins (19), saves (1,148), shutouts (4), GAA (2.40), saves per game (32.80) and SV% (.929). He also holds the program record for most saves in a game, 58 against Quinnipiac (10/31/2009), and most saves in a shutout when his team won the inaugural 3 Rivers Classic tournament, defeating #5 ranked Miami of Ohio 1-0. Eric made 51 saves and took home tournament MVP honors for stopping 99 of 99 saves in back to back shutout victories.

IAN O'REAR - SHOOTING COACH

Ian O’Rear has been involved in competitive hockey for over thirty years. Growing up in Detroit, he has played for several AAA state and national championship teams. Drafted at age sixteen by the Voisons De Laval of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, Ian was teammates with Mario Lemieux. Ian also played three years with the Windsor Spitfires of the Ontario Major Junior League where he was acquired by the Washington Capitals. Over his entire career Ian had the great fortune to be teammates with Pat Lafontaine, Al Iafrate, Kevin Hatcher, Adam Graves and many others. He also holds a B.A. Degree in Economics from the University of Michigan.

JOHN KEARNS

John Kearns played in eight leagues over the course of his professional career. With nearly 800 professional games under his belt including 33 NHL contests, he is someone that rookies like Josh Ho-Sang, Michael Dal Colle, and Devon Toews lean on heavily. In a quiet manner, he embraces that role. John brings a great deal of experience, strategy and skills to the CDT program.