Coach Nick grew up playing travel, high school, and college hockey (ACHA DIII) in Western, PA. While playing, Nick got very involved in coaching which has spanned a career for 15+ years with everything from 8U to Club College. While coaching, Nick has worked in multiple rinks and also was a Private Lesson and Skills Coach for different organizations. This led to Nick starting his own hockey business which included running camps, clinics, lessons, player advisor, video breakdown, and more. After many years in Pittsburgh, Nick was ready to move to a different city and was able to join the Pineville Ice House team as an Operations Manager. He currently is a USA Hockey Level 5 coach involved with the Falcons Youth League, Adult and Youth Clinics, and Private lessons.
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Coach Grady is the power skating instructor for the Pineville Falcons Travel program. In addition, he also helps to coach the in-house teams and “Learn-to-Play” sessions. Grady grew up playing AAA hockey in Pittsburgh, eventually making his way to Shattuck St. Marys in the small town of Fairbault, Minnesota. Grady finished his competitive hockey career at Ohio University. He has been coaching and officiating in Charlotte since 2016.
Coach Alli, a native of Western, PA, where she served as the Head Coach for the South
Hills Panthers [SHAHA] 12U-19U Girl’s Teams. Alli took on coaching their Girl’s
Program in the summer of 2019. Prior to this she spent time throughout their
organization as a skating and skills instructor. Before coaching, Alli grew up playing
Girl’s AAA and Women’s college (ACHA DII). There she was awarded ACHA DII All-
American and All-Tournament Team for multiple seasons. Alli is excited about the
continued opportunity to help develop the Falcons Program and contribute to the future
growth of girl’s hockey in the Charlotte area. She is currently a USA Hockey Level 5
coach involved with the Falcons Youth League and the Adult and Youth Clinics.
Coach Kleckner grew up in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, playing AAA and Junior Hockey in the tri-state area. He was a part of the Charlotte Rush's inaugural team in 2015-2016 and their National Championship team in 2016-2017. After his time with the Rush, he committed to play NCAA DIII Hockey at Bryn Athyn College. Following his collegiate career, he immediately got involved in coaching as he became the Assistant Coach for NCAA DIII Arcadia University, a first year NCAA Hockey Program. Most recently, he was the Associate Head Coach of both the Charlotte Rush's Elite and Premier teams. Coach Kleckner will serve as the Charlotte Rush's Elite Head Coach and Premier Assistant Coach this upcoming season.
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Coach Mike grew up playing travel hockey in Northern VA. After high school Mike moved to Charlotte to attend UNCC where he played & coached the UNC Charlotte Roller hockey team. His coaching career started at the age of 13 as an assistant skills coach for his younger brothers travel team and for the last 20+ years he has coached hockey off and on at various skill levels & age groups from 8U to 18U. Coach Mike will be the 2021-2022 10U Black Head Coach.
Coach George grew up playing travel hockey in Northern Ontario and has been coaching at the Pineville Ice House for over 7 years. George has years of experience coaching both goalie specific and teams. He has most recently been the Assistant Coach for the 2020-2021 Falcons 14U AA.
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