Matt Parker

Head Instructor Director

Coach Parker grew up in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan playing youth hockey in Sault, Michigan and Sault, Ontario as a dedicated goalie.  Following his hockey career, he immediately got into coaching at the age of 19, where he early on obtained his USA Hockey Certification as a Level 4 Coach. Coach Parker has over 17 years of coaching experience at various levels in youth/junior hockey within his home base of the Eastern Upper Peninsula. During the office in the summer months, he has worked at Rick Heinz Hockey Schools and Goalies Inc. Currently, he is the head coach at Lake Superior State University for the Women’s ACHA team and assistant coach for the Men’s ACHA team. Coach Parker is passionate and dedicated to the sport and the players he coaches. 

  • Lake Superior State University DII ACHA- Head Coach
  •  Soo Firehawks Midget BB- Assistant/Goaltending Coach
  •  Soo Firehawks Junior A- Assistant/Goaltending Coach 
  •  St Ignace Firehawks Midget AA- Assistant/Goaltending Coach
  •  Rick Heinz Hockey and Goalie-Head Camp Instructor