Meet the Coaches

vm_smileheadshotCoach Vinny Malts

Coach Vinny Malts has been at the forefront of incorporating mindset development through sport. His Bloodline roster of players includes NHL, NCAA DI/DIII, Major Junior and top-ranked Midget/Bantam students. His coaching is helping some of the most elite players in the world maintain a positive thought process, focus on enhancing their role and learn how to spend their valuable time wisely. He was named the 2016 Student of the Year from the Mindset Performance Institute for his outstanding work with youth athletes. Vince Malts has coached at the professional and amateur level for over 20 years. His professional playing journey of 10 years, began in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League for the Hull Olympiques, where he was drafted by the Vancouver Canucks. Through his company, Bloodline Hockey, Coach Vinny offers performance coaching programs in both individual and group formats.



slavaCoach Slava Kouznetsov

Skating coach for Philadelphia Flyers and Phantoms for 10+ years. Slava has coached the foundation of skating from minor hockey to the NHL level for over 15 years. He has been a personal skating coach for several Pro Players including Riley Cote, Oscars Bartulis,  Denis Seidenberg, Freddy Meyer and more. Slava works with the Philadelphia Revolution Junior program, Ladies Patriots team, Comcast AAA program, SKA Saint Peterburg, Spartak Moscow, Amyrskie Tigers of Khabarovsk.  He started skating when he was 3.5 years old and was a professional skater for 10 years. Slava has worked for companies like Disney on Ice as a principal pair skater. He Graduated from the Academy of Sports in Russia in 1999.