The objective of our Pro-Shop business is to provide personal and reliable service for our customers. Our (3) Goals at Hat Trick Hockey are "SERVICE, SELECTION, AFFORDABILITY!!! We strive to get our customers outstanding Service and inform them about the latest products. We'll Select the right gear to suit your level of play. And because you can't try anything out Online, we will take the time to thoroughly help Fit each piece of equipment and keep it Affordable using Used gear options.
We have evolved into what we are today, starting out modestly. We have found a need to provide and share our experience, whether to folks just getting started out, or to those players, skaters, and parents that have been involved for many years themselves.
We continue this personal-touch philosophy in our local retail shop today. We want customers to feel at home and know they can get trustworthy advice on Custom Orders and the lower cost alternative of beginning with Enrty level or User gear. Many more Options are always available, even Loaners, Rentals, Trades and Consignments... we do it all. As experienced Skaters, Players, Refs, Coaches, and Organizers of Ice sports, we love to share our knowledge and offer valuable advice to anyone that is willing to come ask questions. Please feel free to just stop by, or ask for more infomation about our free Demos and Clinics. We know all of the Captains & Organizers and we can get you in the game!
Meet Our Experienced Staff
You can't find a better Team!
All staff have been Trained & Certified by Blademaster & CagOne, some Certified Fitters by CCM/Bauer Chris Becker- Started in basement and has been in Pro-shop/Skate Sharpening business since 1997, opening a Store front in 2005. CB regularly attends Hockey Trade shows and Training. Has coached or played Roller Hockey, In-House, Travel, Men's League, & High School levels. Currently is Player/Commissioner of Old Time Hockey Club and organizer of Wally Ice Fest Pond Hockey Tournament. What does he do in his time off?....."What time off?" Chris is always troubleshooting foot issues and Specializes in high-end Figure & Derby Skate fittings. Send Email for Appt>>> firstname.lastname@example.org
Ethan Crake- Ethan played locally for Wyoming Area High School Hockey and currently plays men's league. He played through the WBS Knights system up to a couple of years of Junior Hockey, breaking into College. He serves as Store Mgr at Revo and also as Ace Repair guy, specializing on Sewing Refurbs, Blade Contouring & Inline/DerbyChassis replacements. He has also been working with many Coaches & Customers working with Figure Skate Fitting/Sharpening/Mountings. Ethan is also a Certified Stick & Skate Fitter through CCM & Bauer programs. Send an Email to find when it is best to setup a Fitting Appointmeent for you.
Mark Alderfer- has extensive Coaching background with Pocono Pirates, Hershey Travel, and local High School Hockey. Mark was a long-time customer and after 10 yrs with us is now our 'go-to-guy' for working odd Hours since he is a retired teacher & Hockey parent. Mark's patience helps specify and Fit Sticks & Skates for our undecided customers...he sure has bought a lot of them! email@example.com
James Zajac- James skated in the Binghamton area and even spent time on Speed skates there. He currently plays in 3 different men's leagues as a Goalie. Naturally making him our Goalie expert at Fittings He researches latest industry Tech & Spec daily and is also an experienced Repair guy, specializing on Derby, Blade Contouring,Goal Masks and Pads..
Alec Ward- Alec is another Goalie that currently plays in a few different men's leagues as a Netminder. He's an Equipment hound and stays up on Tech & Spec and is an expert at all types of Fittings. He handles a lot of Sharpening/Contouring, and with background in Skateboarding he specializes on Derby and Inline Fittings. He's a fan favorite with his color commentary, some say off-color.... lol.
Mike Jones- Mike is an experienced Coach over many years with different teams and different Rinks. We picked him up from a different Hockey company, doing Sales at Verbero. A lot of players come in calling him "Coach", but he is now our Store Manager at Coal Street shop and has extensive Sharpening experience over many years. Mike also tinkers with all types of Repairs, including Machinery, and specializes in Team Sales and Fittings.
Julia Mazur- Julia played local Inhouse and High School Hockey and "Hockey" is her middle name (not kidding), so she's a good fit. And she does a lot of Fittings of everything we carry. 'Julia Hockey' specializes on Sewing Repairs and Refurbs. She has won Sewing contests at State level and limbers up on an old machine in the shop.She has quite a resume already in holding every possible job at the rink, even up to Zamboni driver!
Alex Hawk- Alex played a lot of local and travel hockey, now playing alumni games for Wyoming Area High School Hockey. He Interns for the WBS Penguins and can be found at the arena every home game. He was trained by Pens Equipment team where we picked him up, working hard at Coal Street shop. Alex does it all with a focus onEquipment & Skate Fitting/Sharpening.
Trent Hilbert- Trent played all levels of local hockey with the Jr Penguins Travel hockey Org. He continues to play often and now gets to score on his uncle Shaun Fuller in men's league. He is usually found working at the Coal Street shop, mastering on all facets ofEquipment & Skate Fitting/Sharpening.
Retired Staff: "We've had the honor to work with some Legends!...CB"
Paul Dowdell- Paul played for the WBS Knights Elite Junior Hockey team and went to Nationals this past year(2022). It was a pleasure having him behind the machine when he wasn't injured. He'll have time to heal up now that he is going back hom to Troy, NY. He had extensive experience in sharpening Figure skates and was actually a Figure skater years ago. We'll miss Paul as we move him to "retired" status here with other Legends.
Andy Jacques- My Nephew Andy used to hang out in the basement shop as a young lad. He went on to a Pro Shop career becoming a Hat Trick Legend. It was primarily Andy working every shift during the early years and he helped developBlade Contouring/Profiling Services after a trip for training in Niagara Falls. Andy eventually met a girl and settled down moving to Syarcuse and then returning to Honesdale where he now works happily ever after for Woodloch resort. firstname.lastname@example.org
Mike Kwolek- had played up until Juniors/College, coached, and was a level-3 Referee. Mike was devoutly involved and Sharpening skates at Hat Trick Hockey since the day we opened in early 2005 and was our all around Ace guy, helping start the business as Employee #1! He lives in Harrisburg now, but still #1 in our hearts... email@example.com
Scott Lewis- Extensive retail & Pro Shop background and trained under 1999 AHL Penguins and has been Sharpening ever since. Big-time Hockey enthusiast and has Commissioned Ice Box Men's league, Coached Youth Hockey, Captains the famed Aramadillo club and has held other prestigous Hockey positions in Youth Travel Hockey development. Scott was a pioneer in perfecting the "Flat Bottom-V" cut, and still reigns as a Master Sharpener on Blackstone and BladeMaster machines. firstname.lastname@example.org
Chad Behrens- Current Revolution Ice Centre Hockey Director, Chad has coached/organized local Youth Hockey and College Club level. He has worked in various Rinks and Pro-shops since 2000...Masters in Sports Management; Internship with NJ Devils...extensive Hockey resume and extensive experience. Chad even played Goalie thru High School & College and has expertise in fitting Goalie equipment. Huge Thanks to Chad in Partnering in setup of the business in 2007! Info@hattrickhockey.net
Thomas Walker- Tom is currently on the Knights EHL Junior team as a Goalie. He brings some experience from Brick, NJ where he grew up Playing Hockey and working in the Rink. He has logged many Years in their Pro Shop. Obviously, Tom was Expert at fitting Goalies for us and went on to a College career. Tom@hattrickhockey.net
Rik McKinnon- In Ice rink Pro-shop/Sharpening business since 1960. Rik goes back to the Ice Follies and is this area's foremost authority on Figure Skates and the Ice business at large. Current Hockey Director at Steel Ice Center and long-time, Former owner of the Ice Palace rink and Pro-shop in Allentown....has been there & done that...Deja vous all over again. We studied and learned a lot from Rik on the Figure side of the business... Many Thanks! email@example.com
Nick Andreychak- Nick has played at every level of hockey including University of Scranton for 4 years. He now coaches Travel Hockey in NJ and has experience in Lacrosse. And has been Sharpening skates long before he recently joined our team. Things have come full circle, Nick was my son's hockey coach(they pay Beer league together) and now he brings his little guy in from NJ to shop for Skates with us!
Austin Keiser- Austin played at College level for SUNY- Pottsdam, after completing Junior-A hockey career with the Boston Bulldogs. He brings some southern experience from Atlanta, where he spent time Playing Hockey and working in the Thrashers practice Rink. He has logged many Years in their Pro Shop. Obviously, Austin is not ony Expert at fitting Goalies but now he is a Goalie Coach for the Nashville Predators Travel Org! firstname.lastname@example.org
Bryan Becker- As son of the owner, you would never know it. Bryan worked on/off through playing local Hockey for Knights & Pens travel Orgs, then Bloomsburg for a year. He now enjoys playing Pondage and Beer League. He works in Buck's county for a Steel company, transitioning from Project Mgr to Sales. The managment likes his people skills, and a lot gets attributed to his part-time jobs in dealing with Customers. He is a very good negotiator, and was a very good Sharpener that could make a Hockey skate stand up on it's edge!