Jack Skille

Elite player development

Professional hockey instruction in a traditional environment


Teaching commitment, accountability, intrinsic motivation, goal setting, work ethic, and time management.


High-quality athletic movement instruction both on and off the ice.


Technical - Fundamental to advanced movement instruction.

Tactical - Teaching the four cornerstones of hockey.

Cognitive - Restriction & Incentive based small area games.

About Coach Jack Skille

Jack is a retired professional hockey player. Jack played in the NHL for the Chicago Blackhawks, Florida Panthers, Columbus Blue Jackets, Colorado Avalanche, and Vancouver Canucks. Jack also played in the KHL, Switzerland, Germany, and finished his career in Austria.

In 2005 Jack won the Gold Medal with the US NTDP U-18 World Championship team. After his senior year, Jack was selected 7th over-all by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2005 NHL Entry Draft. During his freshman year of college, Jack was part of the 2006 University of Wisconsin Mens National Championship team. Jack was also fortunate to be an injury reserve player for the 2010 Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks team, and learned a lot about the greatest of commitment and determination that it takes to accomplish the ultimate team goal in all of professional hockey.

Jack has competed in 684 professional games, not including playoffs, in his 14 seasons of professional hockey.

The Jack Skille Show

Parent & Athlete Education. Talking to top players, coaches, and trainers. Along the way, we draw a picture of the process from all angles.

Season 1: Focuses on development and what the development process should look like. Information for parents on what to expect for their child's development experience. Guests such as Jonathan Toews, Jack Johnson, Jonathan Garcia, Angelo Ricci, Steve Myrland, and more.

Season 2: Focuses on the transition from professional hockey to a life after sport. Guests such as Mike Fisher, Blake Geoffrion, John Mitchell, and Molly Engstrom discuss their challenges in finding a new passion after playing the game on a world stage.

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