Kim Gallagher, MPM

Founder | Skill Development | Mental Performance Training

Markham Thunder CWHL | Little Caesars 19u AAA Girls Coach

Certified Mental Performance Training Coach

USA Hockey Girls' Player Development Camp Coach | USA Hockey Level 4 Coach

 

Kim was an 11th round draft pick for the 2018 Clarkston Cup Champions, the Markham Thunder, of the professional Canadian Women's Hockey League (CWHL) for the 2018/19 season. She was invited to attend the 2019 USA Hockey Girls' Player Development Camp as a coach in St. Cloud, Minnesota where she worked with members of the 2020 18u Women's National Team. Months later, they took home the Gold Medal at the Women's World Championship in Bratislava. 

After coaching at the collegiate level for the Michigan State University Women's DI and DII hockey team serving as an assistant and head coach, she accepted a position within the Little Caesars Hockey organization, skating out of the Little Caesars Arena in Downtown Detroit. As a coach of the 19u AAA girls team, Kim also developed a mental training program to help prepare her athletes to be leaders in their upcoming NCAA careers.

Throughout her coaching career, Kim has trained men and women competing for their countries at the international level, the nation's top female ACHA and NCAA athletes, women representing USA and Canada in the World University Games, young ones just getting started, and everyone in between.

Kim continues to see herself as a student of the game and always pushes to further her coaching education. In addition to being certified in Mental Performance Mastery, Kim has attends several high performance coaching seminars including the 2020 Global Clinic put on by the NHL Coaches Association.

"Hockey is universal and is understood in any language," Kim said. "Having the opportunity to grow the game at home has always been my focus. Hosting international clinics  at home and abroad are experiences I'll always cherish. My time spent working with the men and women of the Philippine Hockey Federation and their Learn-To-Play Hockey program was incredible. It's humbling to play a small role in the growth of our sport." In the summer, Kim returns to one of the nation's top hockey programs and her alma mater, Shattuck-St. Mary's, to coach at their Elite Girls Summer Hockey Camp.

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Bianca Bartolomei

Founder | Girls and Women's Development

 

Bianca began playing hockey as a sophomore in high school. Originally rostered as a wing, due to her tenacity, she was later called to play center and defense to fill the spots of alumnae.  Despite her late start, she went to Michigan State University where she played as a right winger. At the Big 10 University, Bianca had the privilege of traveling across the country to play against some of the nation's top female athletes.

 

Following graduation, she continues to pursue her passion for the game by officiating, playing, and serving as head coach of various women's and youth teams. 

In her first year as a youth hockey coach, Bianca had a successful season of developing first-year players. Before the State Tournament and league playoffs, each player on the team scored a goal and earned a point, even their goalie. 

Bianca is a certified official for the American Collegiate Hockey Association, USA Hockey, Michigan High School Athletic Association, and the Amateur Athletic Union. She is one of few women currently in Michigan to officiate men's college hockey - ACHA Divisions 1, 2, 3. She has officiated men's and women's college hockey, USA Hockey Districts, MAHA State Tournaments, and was selected for the AAU National Championships. Bianca often volunteers her time officiating multiple charity games each year, including the annual Guns and Hoses charity game hosted by the Royal Oak Police and Fire Department. 

 

She was selected to represent Team USA at the 2016 CARHA World Cup hosted in Canada. She currently plays forward and defense on a nationally ranked women's team, Detroit Revolution.

Eliza Ollinger

 

Eliza had hoped to play ice hockey since her youth; however, growing up in Kentucky meant the closest ice rink to her house was several miles away.

 

An elite collegiate athlete and a natural leader, Eliza started a women's team in Metro Detroit and quickly jumped from recreational women's hockey to serving as a captain on her nationally-ranked team for the past 11 seasons. She has made numerous MAHA State Tournament and USA Hockey National Championship appearances.

Having grown up in an area where hockey is scarce, Eliza understands the importance

of growing youth sports and athletics. She enjoys spending time at the rink with the Jack Adams and Clark Park players. Eliza also volunteers her talents as a guest coach for many women's team in Metro Detroit.

She uses her experiences to grow youth hockey in Detroit and ensures each child leaves the ice with a smile on his/her face.

Eliza's presence on the ice is profound; therefore, she is currently rostered and is a captain on the Detroit Revolution, as a defenseman and a right wing. 

William Owen

 

William is a defenseman who found his passion for hockey when he moved to Michigan at six-years-old.  At 11, William moved to travel hockey with the Oakland Grizzlies Hockey Club. With the Grizzlies his team won multiple MAHA District Championships, 2 Regional Silver Stick Championships, and the overall International Silver Sticks Championship. 

 

William was twice chosen to play on a USA Select Team that played European and Russian Hockey Clubs in a tournament in the Czech Republic.  The USA Select Team won the silver medal both years. 

William attended Brother Rice High School where he played 2 seasons of hockey before

moving to AAA.  William was the Captain of his team his senior year. 

While at Brother Rice, William also played lacrosse for 3 years, culminating in a State Championship title his senior year. William has trained at 2SP since 9th Grade, continuing in the summers and training alongside other college, junior and professional athletes.

 

William graduated from Saint Anselm College in Manchester, NH where he is a Computer Science with Math major.  William played on the Division 1 ACHA Hockey Team at Saint Anselm.  In his last year, his team went 14-3, winning their league.  William was also involved in multiple leadership roles at Saint Anselm College; working with and mentoring incoming and enrolled freshman to help them integrate into the college community. His leadership skills make him a great addition to our staff.

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