OWNER - TAMPA BAY JUNIORS/
HOCKEY INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENTAL TESTING & TRAINING
Contact: Brett@HockeyInternational.net Mobile (904) 424-5616
Brett, a native of Minnesota, is the Founder & President of Hockey International. Hockey International is a leader in speed-training for hockey while utilizing specialized sensory-development techniques to help players of all ages develop in these areas. Additionally, the on-ice and off-ice “testing” program provide an objective view of player development as it relates to in-season and off-season programs. Visit www.hockeyinternational.net for more information.
USA Hockey: Brett has also been part of the USAH Women's National program since 2014, working with the development camps. Brett also was the Associate Head Coach of the 2018 Gold Medal USA Women's Olympic Team.
Coach Strot played 10 years professionally in the ECHL, UHL, ACHL, IHL & WHA2 and was a three-year letter winner at the University of Minnesota. After retiring from the game in 1997, Strot became the general manager/coach of the Jacksonville Hammerheads (Southern Elite Hockey League) to start his coaching career. Subsequently, Strot teamed up with families from the southeast to form an independent U14 AAA team that reached the USA National Tournament in 2006-07.
Prior to moving into junior hockey, Brett was an assistant coach for the Jacksonville Barracudas of the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) working with former NHLer Ron Duguay (head coach). During the 2003-2004 season the Cudas won the regular season title and the President's Cup playoff championship.
After another strong season with this AAA program this team jumped into the juniors as the Jacksonville Ice Dogs in the 2008-2009 season finishing runner-up in the tough MJHL and heading to the USAH Junior national tournament. Four of those players are now playing NCAA Div-I hockey with one local Jacksonville FL player, Brian Ferlin, signing an NHL contract with the Boston Bruins in 2014 with others moving on to NCAA Div-III and ACHA clubs.
The move of the junior organization to the Tampa area in the 2010-11 season took the family to Bradenton florida where Brett and his wife, Tammy, have two children, Maverick Bretson & Aspen Rae.
Garrett Strot is a native of Minnesota and has been with the Tampa Bay Juniors since 2013.
Prior to coming to Tampa Garrett coached 5 years in the NAHL as Head Coach of the North Iowa Outlaws and Coulee Region Chill and an assistant with the Aberdeen Wings. While in the NAHL, 26 of his players went on to play NCAA Divison-1 hockey.
Prior to the NAHL Garrett spent 14 years as Head Coach of Osseo (MN) High School. While there, another 14 players went on to NCAA Division-1 and 6 went on to play professionally. Overall Garrett has 30 years of coaching experience.
Garrett has a B.A. in Physical Education from Bethel College (MN) where he played 4 years and held NCAA Div-III record for most games played in a careers. Garrett has a son Jesse who lives in California.
Also a native of Minnesota, has been coaching and coordinating player
development programs in both MN and in his current resident state of FL. He has worked with numerous USAH Select programs, Select Teams and is the
USAH Associate Coach-in-Chief in the Southeast District/FL.
Assistant Coach Rett Vossler
"Rett Vossler, a native of Houston, Texas. owns and operates “Sporatun Sports Management”, a hockey agency, helping players further their careers at the professional level. From an early age, he fell in love with the game of hockey, and has dedicated his life to being involved in many facets of the game.
Prior to coaching, Rett spent 18 years on the ice as a player, including 5 seasons at the professional level in Europe. Today, Rett offers a wide range of knowledge as a coach in skills training, structured systems, team leadership, and player advancement.
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Glen, a Boston, MA native, started with the Tampa Bay Juniors in 2017. Glen has been working with goalies in the Florida and New England areas since 2011 and works closely with Ed Walsh, who has worked at the Division I College level the past 25 years and currently is with North Eastern.
Glen also was the goalie coach for the 2018 Gold Medal USA Women's Olympic Team while they trained in Tampa.
Glen currently lives in New Port Richey, FL.
Director of Hockey Operations
Nick Laurila most recently served as the video coordinator of the U.S. Women’s Olympic Ice Hockey Team, and has attended various events and camps in that role.
Laurila spent the 2016-17 campaign as director of operations for the Ohio State University women's hockey team before serving three seasons in the same role with the University of Alabama-Huntsville men's hockey team.
Before joining the University of Alabama-Huntsville, Laurila spent the previous six years at WCHA-member Michigan Tech, where he served as video coordinator for five years.
In his time at Tech, he was responsible for video analysis, pre-scouting opponents, live game breakdown, as well as assisting in the day-to-day operations of the team.
He also currently works with USA Hockey serving as the video coordinator of the U.S. Women’s National Ice Hockey Team, and has attended various events and camps in that role.
Additionally, Laurila spent time with the Chicago Machine of Major League Lacrosse from 2008-09, assisting the organization in a marketing and video capacity.
A native of Carol Stream, Illinois, Laurila earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Michigan Tech in 2010 and his MBA from UAH in 2016.
Director of Marketing
Kevin is a third-year Mass Communications Major at the University of South Florida. He has experience calling hockey at the junior, collegiate and professional level. He also works as the lead broadcaster at Bulls Radio, calling soccer, football, basketball and baseball. He is a life-long (suffering) Tampa Bay Lightning fan and no, he still doesn’t want to talk about it. Kevin eventually hopes to make it to the National Hockey League as a team’s regular broadcaster.
Billet Coordinator/Game Day Ops
Assistant Coach/Goalie Coach
Todd Jones is a Thunder Bay, Ontario native whose coaching credentials include:
Assistant Coach – University of Nebraska-Omaha (CCHA, 2004-2009);
Assistant Coach – University of Alaska-Fairbanks (CCHA, 2001-2004);
Head Coach/GM - Fernie Ghostriders (AWHL, 2000-2001);
Head Coach - Thunder Bay Flyers (USHL, 1999-2000); and
Assistant Coach - Sioux City Musketeers (USHL, 1997-1998).
During his playing career, Todd was the goalie for the:
University of North Dakota (WCHA, 1991-1994);
New Westminster Royals (BCJHL, 1989-1991 - Wally Forslund Memorial Trophy winner); and
Penticton Knights (BCJHL, 1988-1989).
Todd currently resides in the Tampa area along with his wife (Ramona) and their son (Xavier).
Jassen is in his 3rd year coaching with the Tampa Bay Juniors. Jassen played 16 years with 5 different teams as a defensemen in the NHL. He won 2 Stanley Cups as a member of the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Chicago Blackhawks.
Owner: Stauber's Goalcrease
Goalie Coach: Hockey International
Robb, a native of Minnesota currently serves as the President and Owner of Goalcrease Inc., which has become a world leader in the development of hockey goalies. In 1988 while attending the University of Minnesota, Robb became the first goalie to win the Hobey Baker Award, presented annually to the best college hockey player. He went on to play 10 years professionally in the NHL and AHL.