Affiliations

USA Hockey Level 4 Coaching Certification
Facilitator and Instructor at USA Hockey Coaches Clinics

Owner/Instructor at Schaefering Power Play Hockey Power Skating Schools. Over a 20+ year career, have instructed thousands of players from 3 years old to, and including, NHL players.

Have worked with officials in the NHL, NAHL and USHL.

18 years Power Skating instructor at Hockey Ministries International Hockey Camps

Power Skating Instructor at summer/winter camps for the following NHL organizations:
Hartford Whalers
Phoenix Coyotes
St. Louis Blues

Previously, and currently, hired by organizations to develop and instruct year long programs for players at various levels.

Currently working with three player agencies to develop players in their system.

Contracted by clubs nationwide to work Hockey Skating Skills team instruction.

Instructor for 5+ years with the Gateway Locomotives Hockey Team. Was part of the coaching team at the 1st Developmentally Disabled Hockey Tournament and listed with the team and coaching staff in the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Trained to instruct players on the Frappier Acceleration Skating Treadmill by Minnesota’s Dick Vraa, author of the training protocols. Spent 5 summers training professional and collegiate players on the treadmill while facility was in St. Louis.

Founding Board Member of the Chesterfield Falcon Hockey Club in Chesterfield, MO. Five years experience developing and implementing the base for a competitive organization.

Played with the St. Louis Blues Alumni in a charity game against the Hollywood All Stars.