For 28 years, Mike Loustel has been the Director of Hockey Operations for both “World ‘3 on 3’ Hockey Federation” and “Coach Hockey Schools”.
Immersing himself in the sport of hockey since the age of 18 months, Mike followed his family’s tradition, and also followed in the footsteps of his older brother Ron (former goalie of the Winnipeg Jets and Brandon Wheat Kings) and his cousin Lorne Henning (4 time Stanley Cup Winner – New York Islanders & Assistant GM/VP of Player Personnel Vancouver Canucks) by breathing, loving and playing the sport.
Mike’s training and perseverance were rewarded with his playing career that extended from 4 years of “AAA” with the Hounds at Athol Murray College of Notre Dame to Junior with the Winnipeg South Blues eventually to College Hockey for the University of Manitoba Bisons.
Proud Coach of 7 City Championship Teams, 6 Provincial Champions and 1 National Championship Team at the “AA” and “AAA” levels.
Mike trained under former Team Canada members Terry O’Malley and Barry MacKenzie (Director of Player Personnel – Minnesota Wild), All-Time M.J.H.L wins leader Doug Stokes and Wayne Fleming (former assistant coach Tampa Bay Lightning and the Canadian Men’s Olympic Team). Coach Mike has coached over 140 players that have been drafted by the N.H.L including Mike LeClerc (Anaheim Ducks), Tyler Arnason (Colorado Avalanche), Dustin Boyd ( Calgary Flames) and Cody Eakin (Dallas Stars).
Mike is now eager to share his knowledge of hockey with your children, hockey enthusiasts and the stars of tomorrow.