The 2008 AAA team is coached by Steve Guolla who is a level 4 certified USA hockey coach. He will be entering his fourth season as head coach of that team and he has also coached for 7+ years within the OJG organization.
Steve’s strengths are his communication, energy, passion and commitment on the development of the boys on and off the Ice while encompassing a team environment concept.
In his professional career that spanned 14+ seasons, Steve Played 205 NHL regular season games with San Jose Sharks, Tampa Bay Lightning, Atlanta Thrashers and New Jersey Devils.
He spent subsequent professional seasons playing in Europe with spells in Switzerland, Germany, Austria and four seasons in the Finnish Elite League.
Prior to professional hockey, Steve played four seasons under legendary head coach Ron Mason at Michigan State University on Scholarship. He was a second team All American there.
Steve hails from Toronto Ontario where he grew up playing for the Toronto Red Wings and Wexford Raider Junior team.
Steve resides in Rochester Hills MI