The Heartland of Hockey Experience Team

Dedicated to Delivering an Amazing Hockey & Family Experience

Steve Brickman

Tournament Director

Steve handles all team registration and is the primary point of contact for team managers. He brings over 20 years of youth hockey tournament experience to the event, having run several large tournaments in addition to his work for USAH Central District, C.S.D.H.L, several local youth boards and is a past member of the Missouri Hockey Youth Division Board of Directors.

Benton Kooman

Tournament Operations Director

Benton serves as Tournament Operations Director. A long time USA Hockey Level 4 Official, Benton has also served on the Local Organizing Committees for two National Championship Tournaments and several Central District championship and Player Development events. Benton manages all aspects of tournament operations, including all staff scheduling, arena operations, and as the chair of the rules committee.

Lloyd Ney

Scheduling & Tournament Chair

Lloyd is responsible for general management of the  event as Tournament Chair, including all event scheduling and experience management.