Project Founder & Head Coach
Born and raised in Westlake, Ohio, Russ Sinkewich, has worked his entire career as a proud ambassador of both the sport as well as Cleveland Hockey. Russ is proud to say he’s had the privilege to play at every single level the City (& State) has to offer: CSHL (N.Olmsted), AAA Youth Hockey (Barons), Ohio H.S. (St. Edward), NCAA (BGSU), Professionally (Cleveland Monsters, AHL). A graduate of Bowling Green State University where Russ played Division I Hockey, he graduated in the winter of 2008 with a Bachelor Degree in Sport Management and a minor in Business Entrepreneurship. Russ brings nearly 17 years of player development, and skill coaching to the table and boasts an impressive playing resume that he is able to draw from.
Russ is devoted to the Project, as Cleveland’s preeminent skill development leader.