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Red Berenson brings to Michigan Hockey Camps unsurpassed credentials as coach, player, and student-athlete. He compiled 658 points in a 17-year NHL career, was NHL “Coach of the Year” in 1980, still holds a share of the U-M seasons scoring record with 43 goals in only 28 games, and earned both BA and Masters degrees from the University in Business Administration. Berenson’s playing style was marked by intensity, speed, finesse, and “puck sense”. Coach Berenson emphasizes to his players, campers, and their parents that “there’s life after hockey”. Education is stressed with Berenson’s Michigan varsity teams and academic counseling is an integral part of the Michigan Summer Camps.
Head Coach Red Berenson
Associate Head Coach Bill Muckalt
Brian Wiseman is current an Assistant Coach and rejoined the Michigan Hockey Program in 2011. Regarding summer camps, Brian will be responsible for hiring staff, developing both on-ice and off-ice programs, as well as helping with the daily administrative tasks. Brian played his college hockey at Michigan (1991-94).
Assistant Coach Brian Wiseman
L.J. Scarpace was hired as the program's Director of Player Development, a newly created position, on Sept. 2, 2014. He has served as the team's video coordinator since 2004 and will now add responsibilities related to the overall development of student-athletes involved within the program. A native of Dearborn, Michigan, L.J. began his collegiate hockey career in 1996 as a goalie at Western Michigan University. Following the 1997-98 season, Scarpace transferred to the University of Michigan. Regarding camp, L.J. will assist in the development of on-ice instruction.
Director of Player Development L.J. Scarpace
Ian Hume is currently Michigan Hockey’s Equipment Manager and has held that position since 1990. He is a certified equipment manager and handles all of the camp’s apparel and equipment needs.
Equipment Manager Ian Hume
Lora Durkee is Michigan Hockey’s Administrative Assistant and has held that position since 2005. Lora handles the camp’s daily administrative responsibilities including registration, information, and point of contact.
Administrative Assistant Lora Durkee
All campers will be coached by a qualified power skating instructor. They will learn techniques to improve the ABC’s of skating – agility, balance, and coordination. More specifically, campers will work on improving their skating by performing drills focused on inside/outside edges, acceleration, agility, balance, turning, and over-speed training.
A first responder will be present for both on-ice and off-ice activities throughout the day. In addition, there will be a first responder present in the dormitory after the evening sessions at Yost are completed.
IN ACCORDANCE WITH NCAA RULES, MICHIGAN SPORTS CAMPS are open to any and all that would like to attend, but may limit attendance based on several factors, such as AGE, NUMBER AND GRADE LEVEL. HOWEVER, CAMP ATTENDANCE AT MICHIGAN (INCLUDING ATTENDANCE AT ELITE OR ADVANCED CAMPS) IS NEVER RESTRICTED BY A CAMPER'S SKILL LEVEL OR COMPETITIVE EXPERIENCE.
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