Biography

Alex Vasko


Advanced Hockey Skills Instructor and Head Coach of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Junior Knights Pee Wee and Bantam teams with seven years of playing professional hockey and four years of coaching experience. Coach Alex represents the former Soviet Union Hockey Training School.

Certification:

• USA Hockey Education Program, Level 4

Coaching Experience:

• 2012-2013 – Head Coach of WBS Jr. Knights U-16 Nationals AAA; University of Scranton On Ice Skills Instructor
• 2012-2013 – AYHL All Star Game Coach, U-16 Nationals AAA
• 2011-2012 – AYHL All Star Game Coach, Bantam Major AAA
• 2011-2012 Head coach of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Junior Knights Bantam Major ‘97AAA; Teams WBS Knights Junior A & B hockey skills instructor
• 2010-2011 Season - Head coach of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Junior Knights Bantam Minor ‘97AAA, ‘98/’99 Pee Wee AA and 2001 Squirts Minor AAA
• 2009-2010 Season - Head coach of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Junior Knights Pee Wee ‘97AAA and Bantam‘96AAA
• 2008-2010 – Head Coach of Cougars Select Wilkes-Barre\Scranton Selects Hockey Branch
• 2008-2009 Season - Head coach of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Junior Knights Pee Wee ‘97AAA and ‘96AA
• 2007-2008 Season - Head coach of Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Junior Knights Pee Wee ‘95/96AA
• Head Coach of All Stars AA Pee Wee game at Bell Capital Cup 2007, Ottawa

Playing Experience:

• 2002-2003 Training Camp "South Carolina Stingrays ECHL", SC
• 2001-2002 Training Camp “ Flint Generals, UHL”, MI; Training Camp "Boston Bruins and Tampa Bay Lightning NHL", MT
• 2000-2001 "Mohawk Valley UHL" NY
• 1999-2000 "Gold Rush AWHL" Helena, MT and “Sioux City Musketeers USHL”, IA
• 1996-1999 Professional Hockey Club "Sokol", Ukraine
• 1993-1996 Professional Hockey Club "Ldinka", Ukraine Personal Achievements:
• 1998-2000 Candidate to the National Team at the World Championship
• 1997-1998 - the 2nd Place At Ukrainian Hockey Championship
• 1996-1997 Season - the 4th Place at Russian Open Championship Contest among Juniors of 64 teams
• 1995-1996 Season – the 1st Place at Ukrainian Junior Championship