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Our Coaches

coach-mikeMike Curti has played and coached hockey for nearly 50 years. He participated in youth hockey in Bloomington through ninth grade, settling in at the goalie position in sixth grade. Mike played high school hockey at Bloomington Kennedy from 1975 to 1977, where in 10th grade he experienced his first indoor practices and games. During college he had his first coaching job as goalie and defense coach for Bloomington Lincoln's youth hockey PeeWee A's. After college Mike moved on to many different senior men's hockey leagues at various levels. He finally hung up his goalie pads in 2004 to chase around and coach his four boys in youth hockey. Mike has been coaching youth and women's hockey for over 17 years. For the past 11 years he has owned, managed and coached Chicks with Sticks Hockey, a learn-to-play program and daytime leagues for women. Mike was also recently named to the WHAM Hall of Fame for his years of amazing dedication to women's hockey! (Read the full news story here)


Jeff Conradi has been involved in USA Hockey since 1981 as coach and referee. He was also a Minnesota high school hockey referee for ten years. That's a lot of years to have parents, fans and coaches screaming at you! Jeff was also a member of the women's hockey coaching staff at Bloomington Kennedy High School, Bethel College and Edina High School. He has been involved in Chicks with Sticks Hockey program assisting Mike Curti for seven years. Jeff is also a current WHAM coach for teams at B2 and B3 levels.

Oct
19

7:45pm - 9:15pm

In Their Own Words

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It starts out simple - we’re just “friends” with hockey. Then it gets serious. All I can say is - I love this sport and the women that I play with! Thanks for bringing hockey into my life. It’s cheaper than drugs and less calories than chocolate!
- Jody