2009 USA Eagles A

2022-2023 Howe 3 - My Hockey Rankings

USA Hockey Club of Michigan EAGLES

Our Coaches & Manager

Head Coach: Sean Darke 2009usaeagles@gmail.com

Coach Sean has over 8 years of youth hockey coaching experience from the Chicago area, before recently moving back to Michigan.  During his years coaching, he has learned from some of the top NHL skills coaches, including Daryl Belfry and the Chicago Blackhawks skills coach Kevin Delaney. Coach Darke played his youth hockey at the AAA level in the Detroit area, before playing high school hockey where he was selected to the Detroit News Dream Team.  In Juniors, he was coached by former NHL players, including Marty Howe. Coach Darke played four years in the NCAA for SUNY-Potsdam, where he recorded over 100 points and was a two year captain.

Assistant Coach & Manager: Ed McGrath 2009usaeagles@gmail.com

Coach Ed is a USA Hockey Level 4 coach with 8 years of youth hockey coaching experience in the Detroit area.

Professional Skills Coaches:  Motor City Hockey

The Motor City Hockey team are accomplished coaches known for developing individual skills for each player that changes the players future. https://motorcityhockey.com for more information.

Professional Goalie Coach: Paul Soli and his team will provide dedicated goalie instruction during practice.

2023 Tryout Schedule

  • Monday, March 20th 7:00 - 8:30 pm @ DSC rink A
  • Wednesday, March 22nd 8:00 - 9:30 pm @ DSC rink C
  • Saturday, March 25th 2:15 - 3:45 pm @ DSC rink B

All tryouts $10 cash at rink, goalies are free

Questions to 2009usaeagles@gmail.com

Team Information

  • Focus on hockey systems, team play, and skill development
  • Weekly skills skates with Rich Mihelic / Motor City Hockey
  • Off-ice conditioning at Detroit Skating Club weight room
  • Weekly Summer Skills and Conditioning Skates (free)
  • Reduced season cost for goalies