We are thrilled to announce that Jack Skille will be the Director of Hockey at Valley Sports Academy!
Skille is a Wisconsin native from Verona, WI with an incredible depth and breadth of experiences in hockey, and the development mindset that fits in perfectly with VSA’s mission.
Some of Jack’s accolades include:
- 2005 7th overall draft pick
NHL Experience includes:
- Chicago Blackhawks
- Florida Panthers
- Columbus Bluejackets
- Colorado Avalanche
- Vancouver Canucks
- 2003-05 National Development Program
- 2005-2007 University of Wisconsin
- 2006 NCAA DI Champion!
Oversea Experience Includes:
Skille has spent the last 3.5 years as the player development coach in Park City, Utah. Skille said, “I am excited to help build a high quality development environment, to work with coaches and team members that have the same vision and drive, and to work with athletes that are committed to improving every day. I am also excited to grow as a coach and individual throughout this process. The start of this massive project will be a challenge, but without a challenge, you cannot grow. I hope the athletes in the area are just as excited as we are as a staff, this will be a fun experience for all.”
General Manager Chase Hoople is excited to bring Skille on board. “Aside from the accolades and the incredible playing and coaching experience, Skille is a very humble person who is passionate about player development. He knows what it takes to find success in the game of hockey and he will help our athletes in the Chippewa Valley achieve their goals.”