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Views From the Bench

Views from the bench

Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at noon tune into our Hockey Factory Facebook Page for a live Q&A with some of the best hockey minds in the State Of Wisconsin. We will be talking youth hockey and the development of our kids so tune in!

Views From the bench lineup

Friday, March 27th: Tom Glomski- Marian University ACHA DIII Head Coach

Monday, March 30th: Jamie Kivi- Marian University NCAA Women’s Head Coach

Wednesday, April 1st: Chris Fredrickson- Marian University ACHA Divison II Head Coach

Friday, April 3rd: AJ Aitken- St. Norbert Women’s NCAA Head Coach ,Owner of Route 1 Hockey,  Previously Marian University Men's Head Coach

Monday, April 6th: Mikhail Salienko- Stevens Point Youth Hockey Pee Wee A, Wisconsin Flyers ‘07 Head Coach, Kohlman Cup '07 Head Coach

Tuesday, April 7th at 2:00pm: Special time and date with Brock Weston- NCAA Marian University DIII player who recovered from  COVID-19

Wednesday, April 8th: Tyler Lewis- WAHA Goaltending Development Coordinator & High Performance Goaltending Coach

Friday, April 10th: David Ruhly- Middleton Youth Hockey Coaching, Middleton High School JV Head Coach, Lawrence University NCAA Head Coach '98-'06

Monday, April 13th: Brian Winnie- MJA ‘09 Coach and Wisconsin Bandits Co-owner & coach, and Vernon Hills Ice Dogs Special Assistant, & Kenosha High School Assistant Coach

Wednesday, April 15th: Bill Sunagel- Sheboygan HS Assistant Coach, Hockey Factory '03 Head Coach, and WEHL Development Coach

Friday, April 17th: Matt Berger Marian University NCAA Assistant Coach 

Monday, April 20: Rich Smith- Madison Polar Caps Bantam A Head Coach, Kohlman Cup Region 4 '06 Head Coach

Wednesday, April 22nd: Steve Libert: Team Wisconsin U12 Head Coach & Madison West High School Head Coach

Friday, April 24th: Grant Gysbers- Kohlman Cup Region 3 '07 Head Coach, WEHL U16 Coach, and Hockey Factory '07 Head Coach

Monday, April 27- James Stanaway- Owner Goalies Inc,  New WAHA Development Coordinator, Goaltender Leader for District 8 in MAHA (Michigan)

Wednesday, April 29th- Nick Silver- Owner Silver Hockey School (CA).

Friday, May 1st: Charlie Depuydt- Director of XCEL Hockey Development,  Head Coach Northland Pines from '08-'16

Monday, May 4th: Matt Carey- Head Coach NEW Jr. Gamblers '06 and Kohlman Cup Head Coach Region 3 '04 team

Wednesday, May 6th: Greg Krahn- Head Coach MJA '07 & '09, & Owner of Evictors Hockey

Friday, May 8th: Tom MacDonald- USA Hockey's Man of the Year recipient 2019, Hockey Factory 2010 Coach, Director of Coaching SHAW youth Hockey, Head Coach SHAW Squirt B

Monday, May 11th: Jack Winger- Rule 1 Sports Advisor/Analytics

Wednesday, May 13th: Cole McCaig- Flin Flon Bombers. Assistant Coach for Flin Flon Bombers in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League

Friday, May 15th: Brett DeNap- Owner Brett Denap Hockey & Carshield (St. Louis MO) Tier I AAA Head Coach

Monday, May 18th: Jake Nitsche- Rule 1 Sports Strength and conditioning/Advisor, Chicago Blackhawks (NHL) Strength and Conditioning Intern

Wednesday, May 20th: Robbie Coleman- Fond du Lac Mite Director & GLHL Men's League 

Friday, May 22nd: Doug Bosse- DB Hockey Academy, Hockey Director of Spartan HS, Coach with Chicago Huskies, and Canlan Program Director

Wednesday, May 27th: Steve Hart- NEW Jr. Gambers '08 coach

Wednesday, June 3rd:  Greg Rallo- Milwaukee Admirals AHL Assistant Coach & Owner of GR Hockey

Wednesday, June 10th: Andy Paulious- McFarland Youth Hockey President

Wednesday, June 17th: Dan Jablonic- USA Hockey Regional Manager Illinois

Views From The Bench Podcast

AJ Aitken: Route 1 Hockey

Charlie Depuydt: XCEL Hockey

James Stanaway: Goalies Inc

Tom Glomski: Marian ACHA DIII Head Coach

Friday, March 27th 2020

Jamie Fredrickson: Marian University Women's NCAA DII Head Coach

March 30th, 2020

Chris Fredrickson: Marian ACHA DIII Head Coach

April 1st, 2020

AJ Aitken: St. Norbert NCAA Women's Head Coach & Owner of Route 1 Hockey

April 3rd, 2020

Mikhail Salienko: Stevens Point Youth Hockey, Central WI Flyers, and Kohlman Cup '07

April 6th, 2020

Brock Weston: Marian University NCAA Player


Tyler Lewis: WAHA Goalie Director


Dave Ruhly: Middleton Youth Hockey

April 10th, 2020

Brian Winnie: MJA & Kenosha HS Coach

April 13th, 2020

Billy Sunagel: Sheboygan Youth Hockey, Sheboygan HS, & Hockey Factory

April 15th, 2020

Matt Berger: Marian University NCAA Assistant Coach


Rich Smith: Madison Polar Caps


Coach Steve Libert: Madison West HS & Team Wisconsin


Coach Grant Gysbers: Kohlman Cup, WEHL, and Hockey Factory

April 24th, 2020

Coach Jim Stanayway: Goalies Inc & WAHA Development Coach

April 27th, 2020

Coach Nick Silver: Silver Hockey School

Air Date: April 29th, 2020

Coach Charlie Depuydt: Xcel Hockey Development

May 1st, 2020

Coach Matty Taylor: Hockey Factory, St. Mary's Spring, Team Wisconsin & Kohlman Cup

May 4th, 2020

Coach Greg Krahn: Evictors Hockey & Milwaukee Jr. Admirals

May 6th, 2020

Coach Tom MacDonald: SHAW, Hockey Factory, USA Hockey Adult Member of The Year

May 8th, 2020

Coach Jack Winger: Rule 1 Sports Advisor

May 11th, 2020

Coach Cole McCaig: Flin Flon Bombers

May 13th, 2020

Skyler Smutek: SPHL Professional Hockey Player

May 15th, 2020

Coach Jake Nitsche: Rule 1 Sports Performance Coach

May 18th, 2020

Coach Doug Bosse: DB Hockey Academy

May 20th, 2020

Coach Robbie Coleman: Fond du Lac Youth Hockey & Fond du Lac Bears GLHL

May 22nd, 2020

Coach Steve Hart: NEW Gamblers & Fox Valley Youth Assoication

May 27th, 2020

Coach Greg Rallo: Milwaukee Admirals

June 3rd, 2020

McFarland Youth Hockey President: Andy Paulious

June 6th, 2020