"Big thank you to Dr. Jason Novetsky with Champion Mindest Group for 3 great mental coaching sessions to get our season started. These learned skills will be critical to the competitive enviornments ahead of us."
Ethan Range was named the Belle Tire '07 AAA Head Coach after serving as the Associate Coach for 2 years. Prior to his time at Belle Tire, he spent 4 years as an Associate Coach with the Novi High School Varsity Hockey program where he found success in 2 regional championships along with a winning percentage north of .700. Additional to the team success, he helped multiple players reach their Junior and Collegiate aspirations.
Beginning in 2016, Ethan was hired as the Associate Director of Player Development at Detroit Hockey Academy working alongside Carey Krug (Cleveland Monsters - AHL) and lead by Directors Manny Legace (Columbus Blue Jackets - NHL) and AJ Walczak (Saginaw Spirit - OHL). He has since, in 2018, taken over as the Director of Player Development continuing to work with high end players of various ages from around the country.
Privately, Ethan works as a skills instructor who has had the fortunate pleasure of working with notable clientele such as: Jack Eichel, Justin Abdelkader and the Michigan State University NCAA Div. I Men's Hockey program, along with multiple players currently in the NCAA, OHL, USHL, NAHL, etc.
Aside from the on ice work, Ethan also spends a significant amount of time working with players through video. The tools he learned through shadowing the U.S. National Team Development Program are implemented in these video sessions to development the mental side of the game, increasing the overall hockey IQ.