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meet OUR team

"Synergy Hockey Skills is a passion of mine that combines the experiences of my career as a pro with new teaching methods designed to recognize optimal training for athletes based on their age and skill level. We’re constantly learning from our students and a wide body of information to translate teaching to on-ice success.” - Jamie Rivers, Owner

JAMIE RIVERS
JAMIE RIVERS
JAMIE RIVERS
JAMIE RIVERS
JAMIE RIVERS

JAMIE RIVERS

• Founder, owner, curriculum developer and lead on-ice Coach for SYNERGY Hockey

• Former NHL Pro and St. Louis Blues Defenseman

• Co-Host of 101 ESPN The Fast Lane

• Fox Sports Midwest Host for St. Louis Blues Pre and Post Game Shows

• And, most importantly, Dad to 4 awesome kids!

Director, Office Manager and Customer Service Coordinator for SYNERGY Hockey, Notary Public, Real Estate Professional with The Rupp Peri Group, and Bookkeeper for New Melle Sports & Recreation. 

Wife, and Mom to 3 boys!

Krista Ney

MANAGING DIREcTOR

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Lead Coach with SYNERGY, plus current Head Coach for McKendree Women's Hockey team. Former AAA, Chaminade and Lindenwood-Belleville Mens Coach. Previous playing experience at NCAA D1, CHL and SPHL levels.

Derek Pallardy

Hockey Director

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Lead Coach with SYNERGY, with multiple years coaching experience at AAA level, and playing experience at NCAA and NAHL levels.

Matt Buha

Lead Coach

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Owen McNamee - Coach

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Ashton Rivers - Coach

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Christian Dahl - Coach

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JOIN OUR team

Interested in Coaching? 

Or love the game and think you'd be good with assisting younger skaters wanting to develop their skills? 

Then send us an email to let us know!  info@synergyhockeyskills.com

June thru August are always busy times for us and we look to bulk up our staff list for all our summer programming.  We could use your help!  It's a great opportunity for college hockey players that are home over summer break!  Coach Jamie Rivers oversees all employement, scheduling and training for our staff.

BECOME A SYNERGY COACH TODAY!

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