About the Coaches
Tanner has been playing hockey since he was four, and has been on skates since he was three. He began playing hockey for the Waukesha Warhawks, and after his first peewee year he left for the Milwaukee Jr. Admirals AAA program. During Tanners U15 season and United States hockey league (USHL)draft year, he put up 52 goals and 54 assists for 106 points in 50 games played. He also led the Tier One Elite Hockey League in goals and points. At the end of his U15 season Tanner was invited to attend the National Team Development Program (NTDP) evaluation camp. This camp consists of the top 45 players in the United States of the U15 birth year. After the camp, Tanner decided to take up an opportunity with the Fargo Force of the USHL. He signed a tender, which uses the teams first round pick in that years upcoming draft (See article attached below). Before his first year in the USHL Tanner committed to the University of Wisconsin to play Division I hockey. Tanner Walos is now in his second year with the Force and looks to join the Badgers in the near future.
Alongside Tanner will be Keaton Peters. Keaton Peters also grew up playing for the Milwaukee Jr. Admirals AAA program. He was drafted in the fourth round of his USHL draft and began playing in the USHL the year after. Keaton began in the North American Hockey League (NAHL) where he played 18 games and then got called up the to the USHL where he settled in with the Lincoln Stars. Keaton then announced his commitment to Northern Michigan Wildcats to play Division I hockey. Keaton is currently in his second year with the Stars and looks to be a Wildcat soon.
Matthew Vanden Berg is currently in his second season as Director of Player Development for the University of Maine Men’s Hockey program (HockeyEast). In this role he oversees all aspects of individual skill development utilizing on ice training & video analysis. He has coached for more than a decade across the major AAA & collegiate levels. He also has worked as a skills coach in that time working with professional (NHL & AHL), collegiate, junior, & AAA players.
Devin Schutt (Goaltending)
Devin Schutt is a longtime teammate, and friend of Tanner. He has played goalie his entire hockey career. He started out with Arrowhead youth and then moved to the Waukesha Warhawks where he met and played with Tanner. After the Warhawks, Devin joined the Milwaukee Jr. Admirals AAA program where he played for four seasons. In his Junior year of high school, Devin decided to switch to playing Varsity hockey for Arrowhead High School and also play for Team Wisconsin. During his first year of highschool hockey he put up a .937 save percentage in regular season, and a .966 save percentage in playoffs. Devin is currently in his second year with Arrowhead and Team Wisconsin. He is a Senior and Captain for Arrowhead High School.