Staff

Coach Dave Randall is the founder of North American Hockey Systems, Inc.

Coach Randall brings more than 40 years of teaching experience to NAHS. While originally from Barrie Ontario, his family has owned and operated an ice rink in Troy, NY for over 50 years. Since giving his first lesson in 1974, and officially opening his skating and skills school in 1978, Dave has worked summer hockey schools for Bill Dineen, former coach of the Adirondack Red Wings and the Philadelphia Flyers. He was also the skating coach for Rensselaer Polytechnic Institutes men’s ice hockey team in the late 1980’s. His school has provided instruction to more than 30,000+ students over the years.

Instruction focuses on skating development, stick-puck control systems, passing, shooting and scoring systems. Practice sessions are high tempo, yet focused on the skill development that leads to the highest level of performance possible for each and every player.

In addition to private and group lessons held at the Troy facility, Coach Randall has provided learn to skate, learn to play hockey and advanced skill programs to the following organizations:

  • Millbrook Youth Hockey Association
  • Rye Rangers
  • Pittsfield Youth Hockey Association
  • Rutland Youth Hockey Association
  • Middlebury Youth Hockey Association[/one_third]
  • Manchester Youth Hockey Association
  • Berkshire Rattlers
  • Troy-Albany Youth Hockey Association
  • Schenectady Youth Hockey Association
  • Capital Youth Hockey Association
  • Glens Falls Youth Hockey Association
  • Saratoga Youth Hockey Association
  • Clinton Youth Hockey Association
  • Adirondack Youth Hockey Association
  • Clifton Park Youth Hockey Association
  • Bridgeport Youth Hockey Association

Coach David Randall ll is a full-time Coach with NAHS.

Coach Randall II played NY Capital Region Youth Hockey, Shaker High School in Colonie, NY & North Country Community College in Saranac Lake, NY. He has worked the past four years as a full-time skills instructor and 13 years part-time prior. He’s attended 10+ years training at North American Hockey Systems, and as a youth player also attended Turcotte Stick-Handling School & Smushkin’s Hockey School in Toronto and has attended higher educational programs with Anthony Robin’s Group

In addition to the regular staff, NAHS utilizes the talents of a number of high school players, collegiate players, and local coaches to assist in running classes and programs.

Most of these individuals have graduated from NAHS. Many have gone on to coach regional junior and select teams. The ability to draw upon the considerable talent of these individuals assures that every player receives the best instruction and attention possible.