Sean O’malley, a native of Lakewood, Ohio, brings nearly 14 years of on and off-ice coaching experience and expertise to the Ohio Hockey Project. His responsibilities include player skill development, coaching, training camp coordination, player evaluation, and NCAA education for athletes and families.
A native of Independence Ohio. Tommy Goebel brings a wealth of knowledge to the Project. Tommy’s primary responsibilities include: player on-ice development, off-ice performance training, as well as athlete and family education.
A Native of Port Huron, Michigan, the Ohio Hockey Project is privileged to have Charlie Cook a member of our team. Recently retired, after a very successful 10-yr pro career, Charlie brings tremendous perspective in regards to player development, an innovative, positive coaching approach, as well as career advancement!
A native of Brooklyn, Ohio, Eric Sefchik brings an incredible dynamic to the Ohio Hockey Project. Eric’s leadership, commitment, and character are tremendous qualities he instills with our young athletes!
Hailing from Lakewood, Ohio. Throughout the summer Riley can be found on the ice with every program in the Ohio Hockey Project. Riley brings a passionate will to the Project with both his in-program skill development as well as his mentorship to our young athletes.
Cody Gonyeau is new to the Ohio Hockey Project this year. Originally from Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan. Cody brings an amazing set of tools from player development, mentorship, career advancement, and junior hockey education.
Born and raised in Sarasota, Florida. Cody Sarmiento made his way to the Land thanks to Gilmour Academy. Cody brings an awesome perspective to all of our age groups. Cody will be found primarily with our evening development programs as well as the Futures Hockey League.
Josh Norman is born and raised in Olmsted Falls, Ohio. Josh similarly to co-coaches, Colin and Evan has been with the Project almost since day 1! Josh is still hard at work with his own career as he’s chasing down his NCAA commitment! Josh does a tremendous job mentoring our young athletes on numerous levels!
Steven Ipri add a great skill component to our coaching staff. Steve can be found around our youth training camps and development programs. A highly-skilled player himself, we’re excited to have Steve impart that developmental process on our athletes!
Kris Lewandoski brings a wealth of knowledge to the Ohio Hockey Project system, rounding out our whole-concept approach to hockey. He has more than 19 years experience in helping enhance productivity and performance in athletes and teams. Kris is currently the Director of Performance Central, the training centers of Force Sports. With three locations (Bedford Hts, Eastlake, & Rocky River), Kris and his staff work relentlessly each day with athletes, teams, and clubs to provide the best training and performance coaching, and athlete development possible.
Tom Dankowski is experienced “Head” coach who is a proud advocate of mental toughness and the importance of attitude as big keys to success in sports and life. He brings an understanding of the importance of staying in the moment, one moment at a time. He helps our athletes focus on getting them to see that how targeting a culture of excellence can create a culture of success!
Evan Moyse is product of not only CLE Hockey, but the Ohio Hockey Project itself. Over the last 4 years of his youth career, Evan has been an active participant as he’s grown through through the progression of OHP programs; Training Camps, HS Development League, Summer Elite League, and our Elite Training Group. Evan’s story and career path is one of total sacrifice that every young goal tender should draw inspiration from. His journey is a true testament to his character, work ethic, and mental resilience. Evan plays a critical role with all of our off-season programming. From Training Camps, Development Programs, Futures League, and everything in between Evan is an amazing mentor to our young goaltenders.
Growing up in Parma, Ed Zdolshek played his youth career for the Parma flyers. Throughout the summer Eddie is a key coach with all of our goaltending specific programming as well as our Development Programs. Eddie does a tremendous job communicating the technical aspects of the position as well as acting as a beacon of positivity for our young goalies.