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Blaze AAA Hockey Staff

Dan Gilkerson – 2002 Blaze Coach

Next Level Hockey School Director 2004-Present
Somerset HS Head Coach 2005-Present
Team Wisconsin Senior Team NIT Coach - 2014
2013 HS Section 1 Coach Of The Year
Blaze AAA Hockey Program Director and Coach 2005-Present
WAHA/USA Hockey Instructor Evaluator 2004-Present
U-14 WI Elite League Coach 2011
Fire AAA Hockey Program Director and Coach in Chief 2008-2010
U-16 Fire AAA Hockey Head Coach (Made it to USA National Tournament) 2004-2005
Somerset HS Assistant Coach 2003-2005
Fire AAA Hockey Program Director 2003-2005
89 Fire AAA Hockey Head Coach 2003-2004
Wisota Hockey School Instructor 2000-2002
PDP Hockey School Instructor 1999-2000
Playing Career
University of Alaska Anchorage – WCHA – 1999-2003
Rochester Mustangs – USHL – 1998-1999
Butte Irish – AWHL – 1997-1998
Pat Borgestad - 2005 Blaze Coach
Blaze Coach 2010-Present
Next Level Hockey School Instructor 2009 Present
Baldwin HS Head Coach 2011-2014
Somerset HS Assistant Coach 2009-2011
Total Hockey Instructor 2007-2008
St. Paul Como HS Assistant Coach 2004-2005
Des Moines Buccaneers Hockey Camp Instructor 2003-2004
All American as a player at UW River Falls
Played for Tri City Storm and Des Moines Buccaneers in USHL
Adam Marty - On Ice Instructor/Coach
Blaze Coach 2014-Present
Next Level Hockey School Instructor - 2013-Present
Current Granite City Lumberjacks Player - NAHL3
All time leading scorer in Somerset High School History
Shane Cook - 03 Blaze Coach
Derek Elmer - 04 Blaze Coach
Brian Ducklow - U-10 Girls Coach
Bob Huerta - U-12 Girls Coach
Tony Erickson - U-14 Girls Coach
TJ Klund - U-16 Girls Coach

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