HockeyTutorial has grown into a community of friends that all have one thing in common, our love of hockey!
Meet The Team
- Chris KibuiFounder
In addition to being a father, husband, business owner and hockey player, Chris’ professional experience includes having worked with Glaxosmithkline and Apple inc. He attended Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge UK to pursue a career in Business Development and Marketing. Overtime, Chris has acquired an extensive insight in building and growing brands within the hockey industry. Chris was born in Nairobi Kenya, currently resides Cambridge UK with his wife and son.
- Chris CurtissMedia
Camera operator and editor based in Lincoln UK. Having worked on a large scale of projects from commercials, product launches, music videos and international documentaries, Chris has experience in all areas of production, from pre through to delivery. What makes Chris a fundamental component for Hockeytutorial is not only his talent behind the camera but also his experience and in depth understand of ice hockey. Chris is also a dedicated father and enthusiastic hockey player.
- Lee EliasHockey Consultant
In addition to being an author (Think Like A Fan: Invest In Your Fans So They Invest In You) and coach (Peterborough Phantoms Ice Hockey), his professional experience includes having worked with organisations such as the NHL, NBC, Hearst Media, A&E, Madison Square Garden, and several other professional and collegiate sports organisations. Lee is the founder of The Game Seven Group a sports and business consultancy. Lee is a graduate of Montclair State University in Upper Montclair, New Jersey with a B.A. in Broadcasting and postgraduate of Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with a M.S. in Sports Management. Lee currently resides in the United Kingdom with his wife Janet and son Logan.
- Richard SpinkStick Specialist
Richard has been involved in the game for over 10 years. His background stems from playing competitively, coaching university teams and is a well rounded hockey enthusiast. Richard’s passion lays in stick construction and finding the truth behind their performance to best inform players alike.
- Jens Van PouckeContent Provider / Consultant
Former pro ice hockey goalie who hails from Belgium. Having played in various pro leagues in the USA, United Kingdom, France, The Netherlands, Belgium and New Zealand; in addition to coaching at the highest inline level and being the national inline team director for Belgium, brings a wealth of hockey experience to the HT team. Having started playing hockey at age 11, he shows that hard work can make dreams come true (a common theme with HT employees). Follow a successful entrepreneurial stint after his pro career, Jens is currently the product manager at Velo-boxx while coaching hockey and working with HT.
- Josh TurleyContributer
Born in the United Kingdom and raised in the USA. Die-hard hockey fan and semi pro hockey player who’s also keen on cycling and snowboarding. Expertise lay in the finance industry. With that said Josh spends the the majority of his time outdoors staying active.
- Alex RaithbyContributer
Passionate hockey player with over 13 years experience in the game who currently holds the title for most goals scored by an Under 18s player in the United Kingdom. When Alex isn’t on the ice he specialises in container handling, distributing and trans-shipments. Born and raised in the United Kingdom.
- James LynchWriter
Team GB Roller hockey player, passionate writer, and all round hockey fan. James enjoys sharing information on the hockey equipment and the latest exciting hockey news. Born and raised in the United Kingdom.