Alec Benson – Dunn

Education Level

USA Hockey Level 5 (Masters in Coaching)

Age Specific Modules:
8 & under (Mite),10 & under (Squirt),12 & under (Pee Wee), 14 & Under (Bantam) , 18/18/19 & Under (Midget) 

ISI Certified Coach

USA HOCKEY – HOCKEY DIRECTOR CERTIFIED

Coaching Philosophy­
My mission and coaching philosophy involves positive team building and individual development using communication, hard work, and personal responsibilities. I enjoy setting goals, giving guidance, and challenging my players to strengthen their individual skills and personal character. Coaching is the guiding and mentoring of individuals to accomplish team goals. As a coach, I want my players to finish the year feeling as though they have improved their individual and team skills, all while having a lot of fun together.
Key Aspects Of My Coaching Philosophy

◦ Goal Setting  

◦ Sportsmanship

◦ Discipline

◦ Communication

◦ Preparation

◦ Work Ethic

◦ Encouragement

◦ Sacrifice

◦ Being a Team Player

 
Reasons For Coaching
I began playing ice hockey at the age of five in Los Angeles and from then on ice hockey was a very big part of my life. Playing hockey allowed me to travel across North America, meet people and make friends all over the country that shared my same interests. When my playing career ended, coaching seemed to be a natural next step. I have always believed that you should do what you love and I love being on the ice. I want to share my experience and knowledge with players to help them develop, not only as players, but also as people of remarkable character.
Coaching Experience

Season Teams

15/16

California Heat Midget 16AA

Head Coach

14/15

California Heat Bantam AA & Squirt BB

Head Coach

13/14

California Heat Bantam AA

Head Coach

12/13

California Heat Pee Wee AA & Squirt BB

Head Coach

11/12

West Valley Wolves Pee Wee A

Head Coach

11/12

Loyola Marymount University (ACHA Division II)

Head Coach

10/11

West Valley Wolves Midget 16 A & Bantam A

Head Coach

10/11

Loyola Marymount University (ACHA Division II)

Head Coach

09/10

West Valley Wolves Midget 18 A & Midget 16A

Head Coach

09/10

Loyola Marymount University (ACHA Division II)

Head Coach

08/09

West Valley Wolves Midget 16 A & Bantam A

Head Coach

07/08

West Valley Wolves Midget 16 A

Head Coach

06/07

West Valley Wolves Bantam A

Head Coach

05/06

West Valley Wolves Bantam B

Head Coach

Coaching Achievements

DATE

EVENT

DIVISION

LOCATION

PLACE

2015-16

CAHA Tier 2 Regular Season

Midget 16 AA

California

1st

2016

One Hockey Tournament

Midget 16 AA

Dallas, Texas

2nd

2016

One Hockey Tournament

Midget 16 AA

Minneapolis, MN

Champions

2015

CAN-AM Hockey Tournament

Midget 16 AA

Las Vegas,NV

Champions

2015

One Hockey Tournament

Bantam AA

Dallas, Texas

3rd

2014

CAN-AM Hockey Tournament

Bantam AA

Las Vegas,NV

Champions

2013

CAHA Tier 2 Regular Season

Pee Wee AA

California

2nd

2012

Detroit Hockey Tournament

Pee Wee AA

Detroit, MI

Champions

2012

Silver ticks Hockey Tournament

Pee Wee AA

Las Vegas,NV

Champions

2012

Labor Day Tournament

Pee Wee AA

Orange County, CA

Champions

Spring Tournament Teams

2015

California Heat Mite-Midget 16AA (Riverside Memorial Day)

Head Coach

2014

California Heat Mite-Midget 16AA (Valencia Memorial Day)

Head Coach

2013

California Heat Mite-Midget 16AA (Valencia Memorial Day)

Head Coach

2012

West Valley Wolves Pee Wee AA & Squirt BB(Anaheim Memorial Day)

Head Coach

2011

West Valley Wolves Bantam AA & 16 AA (Valencia Memorial Day)

Head Coach

2010

Cool Catz Midget 18, Midget 16 & Bantam (Valencia Memorial Day)

Head Coach

2009

Cool Catz Midget 18, Midget 16 & Bantam (Valencia Memoria Day)

Head Coach

2008

Cool Catz Midget 16 (Lakewood Memorial Day)

Head Coach

2008

Cool Catz Midget 16 (Lakewood 4th Of July)

Head Coach

Playing Experince

06/07

College of the Canyons

Division III

ACHA

03/04

West Los Angeles College

Division III

ACHA

02/03

Helena Bighorns

Junior A

AWHL

02/03

Springfield Jr. Blues

JuniorA

NAHL

01/02

Detroit Metro Jets

JuniorA

CSHL

01/02

Capital Centre Pride

Junior A

NAHL

98/01

Los Angeles Jr. Kings

Midget AAA

SCAHA

 

2017-2018 Teams
Director of Hockey
Squirt B – Head Coach


Contact Coach Alec
Email: Alec@caheathockey.com
Phone: 1 (310) 261 – 1473


Coach Alec’s Lesson Times
Contact Coach Alec to reserve a spot

Mondays 5:00pm – 6:00p
Tuesdays 5:00pm – 6:00p
Wednesdays 5:00p – 6:00p
Thursdays 5:00p – 6:00p


 

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2015 Las Vegas CANAM Champions

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2016 One Hockey Minnesota Champions

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2015/16 CAHA (Tier 2) 1st place Team