Skills and Skating Licensees
Trach & Seymour Hockey
Dean Seymour grew up in Saskatoon and played all his minor hockey in the Flyer zone and later for the Saskatoon Contacts of the Midget AAA league.
After 2 all-star seasons with the Yorkton Terriers and a berth in the Royal Bank cup Dean received a Hockey Scholarship to Northern Michigan University.
After college, Dean went on to play nine years of pro hockey that saw his career take him from the United States, to Germany, Switzerland, Denmark, Sweden, and Finland, highlighted by an invite to the 2001 Spengler cup.
Now back in Saskatoon Dean spends most of his time developing hockey players by sharing the skills and instruction he has received throughout North America and Europe. Dean also values his time with family and friends but especially cherishes the time with his wife Erinn and their two boys Ben and Max.
Jordan Trach is a power skating instructor from Martensville, SK. Jordan played his minor hockey in both Kamsack and Martensville. At age 14 Jordan moved to North Battleford and played AAA Midget as an under-aged player. Jordan enjoyed success through his youth hockey and was selected 8th overall in the 2004 WHL Bantam Draft by the Prince Albert Raiders.
He joined the Raiders as a 16 year old and played for 3 seasons in the WHL before having to retire from competitive hockey in 2009 from concussion issues. Soon after retiring Jordan decided he wanted to stay involved in the hockey world and give back to future generations of hockey players. Jordan got involved as a skating instructor mentoring under NHL power skating coach Barry Karn if which is a NHL skating coach.
Jordan has taken what he has learned and uses it today with players of all ages throughout Minor Hockey. He also has had the opportunity to work with NHL players Ryan Nugent-Hopkins Jared Cowan, Brayden McNabb and Rickard Rakall. Jordan spends his life around hockey and prides himself on being a student of the game, studying and observing the game to ensure he is up to date with all things skating related. Jordan also uses his knowledge and experience gained from having played in the WHL and incorporates these into his own unique skating brand.
Trach & Seymour Hockey
Phone Number 306-290-9359
Peak Performance Hockey
Dale Derkatch was born in Preeceville, Saskatchewan, and grew up in Winnipeg, Manitoba, where he played the majority of his minor hockey. At 14 years old, Dale moved to Wilcox, Saskatchewan, to attend the prestigious Athol Murray College of Notre Dame and play for the ND Hounds.
After Notre Dame, Dale went on to play for the Regina Pats of the WHL from 1981-1985. As a player, Dale was one of the most prolific scorers in WHL history. Among his WHL records are: career playoff points (103), career playoff assists (73) and most points in one playoff season (53 in 1984). He was the WHL Rookie of the Year in 1982 and won the league scoring title in 1983. The speedy centre played for Canada at the World Junior Championships in 1983 and 1984 and played on the Canadian Olympic team in 1984. He was a 7th round draft pick of the Edmonton Oilers in 1983. Dale went on to a 14 year professional career in Europe, playing in Elite Leagues in Finland, Germany, Italy and Switzerland.
When he decided to retire from playing in Europe in 1998, Dale returned to Regina and began working as an Amateur Scout for the Washington Capitals of the NHL. He travelled across Canada, the United States, and Europe, identifying, evaluating and assessing draft eligible players for the NHL entry draft.
After spending 6 seasons with the Caps, Dale decided to make a change, and in 2004, he accepted the position of Director of Hockey Development at Notre Dame College in Wilcox, Saskatchewan. Dale oversaw all aspects of the hockey department and also started his coaching career. As a coach at Notre Dame, Dale's teams were very successful, winning numerous tournaments and league championships. Dale was selected the SMAAAHL Coach of the Year in 2006-07 and was finalist for the award in two other seasons while at Notre Dame.
During the 2008-09 season, Dale was the Head Coach of the Regina Pats of the WHL. The following season, Dale accepted the position of Director of Player Personnel for the Prince Albert Raiders of the WHL where he oversaw the Raiders' scouting department and was responsible for the Raider selections at the annual WHL Bantam Draft. In 2015, Dale accepted the position of Amateur Scout with the Toronto Maple Leafs organization, a position that he currently holds.
Dale and his wife, Maria, currently reside in Regina with their 4 children, daughter, Madison (1996), and 3 sons, Dale Jr. (2004), Dayce (2007), and Drake (2010).
Todd Liskowich was born and raised in Regina, where he played minor hockey. He has been involved with hockey his whole life, at many levels and in several capacities.
Todd worked with the Regina Pats of the WHL and the University of Regina Cougar Hockey Program in the capacity of trainer and video analyst. During those years, Todd gained exposure, experience and expertise in the technical aspects of the game. Todd's philosophy is to focus on the skill within the drill to allow the player to have the desired practice to game transfer.
Todd got his start in power skating by assisting Cheryl Hembroff with her Proper Power Skating Program in the early 1990's. Over the last 3 years, Todd has had the privilege of mentoring under Liane Davis with her Professional Program based in Regina. Todd has also been the lead instructor for the Arcola East Community Association skating program and the Regina NorthWest Community Association skating program for the last 3 years.
Todd has coached several levels of hockey from Initiation to Midget AAA hockey in Regina, Saskatoon, and at Notre Dame College in Wilcox, Saskatchewan. He prides himself on continual education and his current cerrtification includes: High Performance I, Development I, Body Checking, Hockey Canada Skating and Skills Certification, NCCP A, NCCP B, CanPower Skating Instructor Certification, and Certified Sports Vision Trainer (Dynamic Edge).
Recently, Todd has offered hockey Skills and Drills camps to hockey players in Regina. From 2009 to 2013, Todd worked as a part-time scout for the Prince Albert Raiders of the WHL. For 10 years, Todd also served as a police officer in Regina and Saskatoon.
Todd and his wife, Sarah, currently reside in Regina with their three children; Alex (2002), Kate (2004) and Tyler (2006).
Tony Vogel was born and raised in Regina, where he played all his minor hockey. Tony played Midget AA for the Regina Pat Canadians and then moved on to play for the Regina Pats of the WHL for the 1981-82 season. The following 2 seasons, Tony played for the Kamloops Junior Oilers of the WHL, culminating in a Memorial Cup appearance in 1984.
Tony attended the University of Saskatchewan, playing for the Huskies in 1984-85, before moving on to a 12 year professional hockey career in Germany. During his professional career, Tony played for the 1991-92 German National Team and finished in the top 10 in scoring with the Rosenheim Star Bulls in 1992. With the Munich Mad Dogs of the German Elite League, Tony played in the Spangler Cup in Davos, Switzerland in 1992, and won a German National Championship in 1994, going to the finals on 2 other occasions.
After retiring from hockey, Tony moved to British Columbia, Canada. In BC, he worked as a golf pro, teaching natural golf techniques to clients of all ages. Tony also coached minor hockey in BC for 6 years, before moving back to Regina in 2012. Tony has his developmental one coaching level.
Tony currently resides in Regina with his wife, Karen. They have four children: Jessica, Rachel, Tatjana, and Nicolas.
Maria Derkatch was born and raised in Alexandria, Virginia. She graduated from West Virginia University in 1996 with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sport Management. Maria then went on to work for Washington Sports and Entertainment, the parent company of the NBA's Washington Wizards, NHL's Washington Capitals, and WNBA's Washington Mystics. While with this company, Maria worked in customer service, sales, and game operations, until becoming the Executive Assistant to the General Manager/Vice President of the Washington Capitals. While with the Caps, Maria was the main liaison between the team and the NHL regarding player contracts and player movement. She also handled all staff and player immigration and naturalization petitions and worker's compensation claims, while overseeing all daily functions of the hockey operations department. Maria met Dale Derkatch while working for the Washington Capitals and left the Caps organization to get married and move to Regina, Saskatchewan.
In recent years, Maria has handled all operational aspects of All Offence Hockey, the company she started with Dale. These hockey camps and clinics focus on offensive skills and scoring techniques. Maria's responsibilities include developing and maintaining the company website, processing player registrations, and overseeing all marketing, sponsorship, and financial aspects of the business.
Maria and her husband, Dale, currently reside in Regina with their four children; daughter, Madison (1996), and three sons, Dale Jr. (2004), Dayce (2007), and Drake (2010).
Peak Performance Hockey
- Co-operators Centre
- 2nd Floor, between rinks 3 & 4
- 1700 Elphinstone Street, Regina, SK
Phone Number 306-522-7325
Western Prospects Hockey
Taras McEwen grew up in Whitewood, Saskatchewan where he played minor hockey. He is currently the Manager of Scouting for the Kootenay ICE in the Western Hockey League. Previously, Taras held a position in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League as the Hockey Operations Assistant/ Assistant Coach with the Notre Dame Hounds. He has also held two coaching positions in the Prairie Junior Hockey League; Head Coach of Fort Knox (2015-16) and Assistant Coach of the Ochapowace Thunder (2013-15).
In 2016, Taras worked for the Ochapowace Nation Sports Academy as the Hockey and Summer Camp Coordinator. Taras has experience with the SaskFirst Hockey Program as a coach for the previous five years and with Team Saskatchewan (U16) for the past three years as an Video Coach for two years and an Assistant Coach for one year.
Taras currently resides in Wilcox with his wife Emma and will bring his wealth of knowledge in skill development to the ice.
Mike Rooney is currently an Amateur Scout for the Buffalo Sabres in the NHL and has worked in hockey in virtually every capacity and every level from minor hockey to pro. Mike started working as an instructor at 16 and has over 35 years experience in power skating and skill development. Mike started his coaching career in 1992 with the Kinistino Junior Tigers in the NSJHL before moving on to coach the Kindersley Klippers in the SJHL from 1995-1997. In 1998 Mike got into the scouting ranks where he held scouting positions with the Saskatoon Blades, Swift Current Broncos, Regina Pats in the WHL before moving onto the Nashville Predators in the NHL from 2000-2005. Mike started Western Prospects in 1999 focusing in on power skating and skill development in South Saskatchewan and has worked with more than 5000 kids at every level.
For the last 12 years Mike has ran Hockey Schools out of Weyburn, Saskatchewan as well as traveling South Saskatchewan to work with various Minor Hockey Associations. Mike currently resides in Yellowgrass with his wife Donna.
Matt Scott is currently in the field of Education. Matt played Junior hockey at various levels and won a Royal Bank Cup in 2005 with the Weyburn Redwings.
Matt also works with the Ochapowace Nation Sports Academy as an on ice Instructor for the Hockey Program and works in a Coach Mentorship role with SHA to give assistance when required by Minor Hockey Associations, Coaches and their staff.
Matt specializes in Skating and Skill Development and pushes limitations and possibilities on the ice.
Matt resides with his wife Nicole and two children Karter and Hailee. He brings vast knowledge in the skill development world.
Western Prospects Hockey
Phone Number 306-735-1203