Colonial Hockey Foundation

Hockey After RMU

Many RMU alums have continued their hockey careers after their tenure at Robert Morris. Below is a list of alums who have been played professionally and worked in the hockey community.

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Colonials Who Have Played Professionally:

  • Justin Addamo – Forward (2018-21): Wheeling (ECHL)
  • Mitch Andres – Defenseman (2023-24): Ft. Wayne (ECHL)
  • Brett Beauvais – Defenseman (2014-18): Knoxville (SPHL), Montpellier (France2), Knoxville (SPHL), Rapid City (ECHL), Adirondack (ECHL), Greenville (SPHL), Kansas City (ECHL)
  • Sean Berkstresser – Forward (2004-08): Gwinnett (ECHL),Greenville (ECHL), Johnstown (ECHL), Wheeling (ECHL)
  • Nick Bet – Forward (2004-05): Lapeer (AAHL), Battle Creek (AAHL), Flint (UHL/IHL)
  • Brandon Blandina– Forward (2008-12): Reading (ECHL), Elmira (ECHL)
  • Andrew Blazek – Defenseman (2009-14): Aalborg (Denmark), Cincinnati (ECHL), South Carolina (ECHL), Worcester (AHL), Cincinnati (ECHL)
  • Tom Biondich – Forward (2004-08): Gwinnett (ECHL)
  • Logan Bittle – Forward (2004-08): Dayton (ECHL), Jersey (EPHL)
  • Francis Boisvert – Goalie (2023-24): Orlando (ECHL)
  • Andrew Bonello – Defensemen (2004-08): Lyon (France), Asnieres (France)
  • Alex Bontje – Defenseman (2014-18): Cholet (France)
  • Christian Boucher – Goalie (2004-08): Hull (England), Nijmegen (Netherlands), Rio Grande Valley (CHL)
  • Adam Brace – Forward (2009-13): Braehead (EIHL), Reading (ECHL), Florida (ECHL), Orlando (ECHL), Toronto (AHL), Orlando (ECHL), Heilbronner (DEL2/Germany), Florida (ECHL), Stockton (ECHL), Cincinnati (ECHL), Bridgeport (AHL), Charlotte (AHL)
  • Aaron Clarke – Forward (2005-07): Fort Wayne (ECHL), Toledo (ECHL), Kalamazoo (ECHL), Belfast (Ireland), Stockton (ECHL), Wheeling (ECHL), Binghamton (AHL), Providence (AHL), Albany (AHL)
  • Matt Cope – Forward (2012-16): HK Nitra (Slovakia), Norfolk (ECHL)
  • Jacob Coleman – Forward (2016-20): South Carolina (ECHL)
  • Doug Conley – Forward (2004-07): Kalamazoo (ECHL)
  • Dave Cowan – Defenseman (2006-10): Miskolci (Hungary),Reading (ECHL), Norfolk (AHL)
  • Rob Cowan – Defenseman (2004-08): Rio Grande Valley (CHL), Port Huron (IHL)
  • Ron Cramer – Forward (2008-12): Bloomington (SPHL), Louisiana (SPHL), Fort Wayne (ECHL), Pensacola (SPHL),Cincinnati (ECHL)
  • Cody Crichton – Forward (2008-12): Gentofte (Denmark), Ujpesti TE (Hungary), Stockton (ECHL),Huntsville (SPHL),Florida (ECHL), Kalamazoo (ECHL)
  • Ryan Cruthers – Forward (2006-08): Reading (ECHL), Orlando (ECHL),Alaska (ECHL), Manitoba (AHL), Hershey (AHL), Norfolk (AHL), Fort Worth (CHL), Mississippi (ECHL), Albany (AHL), Utah (ECHL)
  • Karac Davis – Goalie (2005-07): Vire (Finland), Et-Po 72 (Finland), 1000 Islands (FHL), Reading (ECHL)
  • Brandon Denham – Forward (2012-2016): Manitoba (AHL)
  • Spencer Dorowicz – Forward (2014-18): Savannah (ECHL), Dundee (EIHL), Wichita (ECHL), Cincinnati (ECHL), Greenville (ECHL)
  • Reid Edmondson– Forward (2009-10): Mississippi (SPHL),Rio Grande Valley (CHL), Laredo (CHL)
  • Joe Federoff – Forward (2004-05): Johnstown (ECHL)
  • Kyle Frieday – Forward (2006-08): Pensacola (SPHL), Huntsville (SPHL), Fayetteville (SPHL),Cape Cod (FHL)
  • Brady Ferguson – Forward (2014-18): Rogle BK (SHL)*, Toronto (AHL), Newfoundland (ECHL)
  • David Friedmann – Forward (2012-16): Florida (ECHL), Aalborg (Denmark), Lørenskog (Norway), HK Nitra (Slovakia), Wichita (ECHL), Fort Wayne (ECHL)
  • Joel Gasper – Forward (2004-08): Quad City (IHL/CHL), Flint (IHL), Port Huron (IHL), Johnstown (ECHL)
  • Elias Ghantous – Defenseman (2014-18): Briançon (France2)
  • Greg Gibson – Forward (2012-16): Herforder EV (Germany), Heilbronner (DEL2), SønderjyskE (Denmark), Bietigheim (DEL2), Rosenheim (DEL2), Florida (ECHL)
  • Sean Giles – Defenseman (2016-20): HC Presov (Slovakia), Jacksonville (ECHL), Knoxville (SPHL)
  • Chase Golightly – Defenseman (2012-16): Brampton (ECHL), Reading (ECHL), Florida (ECHL)
  • Joe Harcharik– Forward (2009-11): Newcastle (AIHL – Australia), Neumarkt/Egna (AlpsHL), Fayetteville (SPHL), Quad City (ECHL), Sollentuna (Sweden), Sydney (Australia), Orlik Opole (Poland), Hamburg (Germany), Mississippi (SPHL),Yermak (Russia), Laredo (CHL)
  • Santeri Hartikainen – Forward (2019-21): HIFK (Finland/Liiga), Kiekko-Vantaa (Finland/Mestis)
  • Zach Hervato – Forward (2009-13): Cardiff (England/EIHL) Hull (England/EIHL), Neuilly-sur-Marne (France), Trenton (ECHL)
  • Tyler Hinds – Forward (2009-13): Toledo (ECHL), Kalamazoo (ECHL), Evansville (ECHL), Greenville (ECHL), Utah (ECHL), Arizona (CHL)
  • Eric Israel – Defenseman (2015-19): Rapid City (ECHL)
  • Dalton Izyk – Goaltender (2013-16): Brampton (ECHL)
  • Scott Jacklin – Forward (2011-15): , Glasgow (EIHL) Chamonix (France), Brampton (ECHL), Herlev (Denmark), Norfolk (ECHL), Brampton (ECHL), Elmira (ECHL),
  • Brendan Jamison – Defenseman (2009-13): Hull (England/EIHL), Utah (ECHL), Greenville (ECHL)
  • Jeff Jones – Forward (2011-15): Roanoke (SPHL), Neuilly-sur-Narne (France 2), Brest (France 2), Peoria (SPHL), Huntsville (SPHL), Florida (ECHL)
  • Justin Kapelmaster – Goaltender (2019-20): Reading (ECHL), Indy (ECH), Jacksonville (ECHL), Worcester (ECHL), Cleveland (AHL), Allen (ECHL), Fort Wayne (ECHL)
  • Chris Kaufman – Defenseman (2004-08): Allen (CHL), Bakersfield (ECHL)
  • Matt Krug – Defenseman (2008-09): Fort Wayne (ECHL),Evansville (ECHL),Missouri (CHL), Toledo (ECHL), Gwinnett (ECHL), Chicago (AHL), Elmira (ECHL), Muskegon (IHL), Fort Worth (CHL)
  • Chris Kushneriuk – Forward (2008-11): Florida (ECHL), Las Vegas (ECHL), Bakersfield (ECHL), Wheeling (ECHL)
  • Nick Lalonde – Forward (2018-21): Neuilly-sur-Marne (France)
  • Stefan Lachapelle – Forward (2008-09): Mulhouse (France), Deuil Garges (France)
  • Daniel Leavens – Forward (2013-17): HC Innsbruck (ICEHL), Selber Wolfe (DEL2), Stjernen (Norway), Brampton (ECHL), Atlanta (ECHL), Toledo (ECHL), Rapid City (ECHL), Allen (ECHL), Wheeling (ECHL)
  • Eric Levine – Goalie (2009-13): Peoria (SPHL), Chicago Blackhawks Training Camp, Nashville Predators Training Camp, AHL – Syracuse, Rockford, Cleveland; ECHL – Newfoundland, Fort Wayne, Indy, Colorado, Utah, Alaska, Toledo; CHL – Quad City; SPHL – Pensacola, Louisiana, Quad City
  • Trevor Lewis – Forward (2008-12): Cincinnati (ECHL), San Antonio (AHL), Peoria (AHL)
  • Nathan Longpre – Forward (2007-2011): SønderjyskE (Denmark), Lorenskog (Norway), Chicago (AHL), Kalamazoo (ECHL), Peoria (AHL), Springfield (AHL), Worcester (AHL)
  • Michael Louria – Forward (2017-19): Tulsa (ECHL),
  • Dyllan Lubbesmeyer – Goaltender (2017-21): Wheeling (ECHL)
  • Luke Lynch – Forward (2016-20): Jacksonville (ECHL), Wheeling (ECHL)
  • Zac Lynch – Forward (2012-16): Wheeling (ECHL), Utica (AHL), Manchester (ECHL), Springfield (AHL), Florida Panthers Rookie Camp – Portland (AHL)
  • Rob Mann – Defenseman (2013-17): Brampton (ECHL), Orlando (ECHL), Utah (ECHL)
  • Daniel Mantenuto – Forward (2016-20): HC Bolzano (Italy), Asiago (Italy)
  • Chris Margott – Forward (2005-09): Wheeling (ECHL)
  • Francis Marotte – Goaltender (2016-19): Dundee (EIHL), Allen (ECHL), San Diego (AHL), Bridgeport (AHL), Seattle Kraken Training Camp
  • Brock Meadows – Defenseman (2008-11): Tulsa (CHL), Fort Worth (CHL), Wheeling (ECHL), Reading (ECHL)
  • Evan Moore – Defenseman (2012-2016): Pensacola (SPHL), Florida (ECHL), South Carolina (ECHL), Elmira (ECHL)
  • Timmy Moore – Forward (2014-18): Pensacola (SPHL) Greenville (ECHL)
  • Jake Obermeyer – Defenseman (2006-09): Tulsa (ECHL/CHL), Evansville (ECHL/CHL),Rio Grande Valley (CHL), Amarillo (CHL)
  • Joey Olson – Forward (2004-07): Fayetteville (SPHL), Rapid City (CHL), Laredo (CHL), Johnstown (ECHL), Mon Valley (MAHL)
  • Brooks Ostergard – Goalie (2008-12): Wheeling (ECHL),South Carolina (ECHL), Kalamazoo (ECHL), Trenton (ECHL),Alaska (ECHL), Chicago (ECHL)
  • Nick Pernula – Forward (2004-05): Flint Generals (IHL), Louisiana (SPHL), Bakersfield (ECHL), HeKi (Finland), Richmond (SPHL)
  • Greg Petersen – Defenseman (2005-06): Wichita (CHL)
  • John Rey – Defenseman (2013-17): Norfolk (ECHL), Birmingham (SPHL), Knoxville (SPHL)
  • Rob Powers – Defenseman (2014-18): Newfoundland (ECHL), Atlanta (ECHL), Worcester (ECHL), Indy (ECHL), Greenville (ECHL)
  • Evan Renwick – Defenseman (2010-2014): Alaska (ECHL), HYC Herentals (Netherlands), Orlando (ECHL)
  • Ben Robillard – Forward (2013-16): Macon (SPHL)
  • Terry Shafer – Goaltender (2012-16): Indy (ECHL)
  • Colin South – Forward (2010-14): Nice (France)
  • Rylee St. Onge – Forward (2023-24): Rapid City (ECHL)
  • Jordan Timmons – Forward (2020-21): Idaho (ECHL)
  • Alex Tonge – Forward (2015-19): Heilbronn (Germany), Norfolk (ECHL), Adirondack (ECHL), Florida (ECHL)
  • Cade Townend – Defenseman (2023-24): Tulsa (ECHL)
  • Denny Urban -Defenseman (2007-11): Straubing (DEL/Germany), Kalamazoo (ECHL), Springfield (AHL), San Antonio (AHL),Worcester (AHL), Reading (ECHL)
  • Rick Varone – Forward (2004-05): Bloomington (CHL/IHL), Fort Wayne (IHL)
  • J.C. Velasquez – Forward (2006-10): Danbury (FHL)
  • Chad Veltri – Goalie (2023-24): Ft. Wayne (ECHL)
  • Tyson Wilson – Defenseman (2011-16): Glasgow (EIHL), Brampton (ECHL), Laval (AHL), Tulsa (ECHL), Manitoba (AHL), Winnipeg Jets Rookie Camp
  • Kurt Wright – Forward (2004-06): Wheeling (ECHL)
  • Cody Wydo – Forward (2011-15): Thurgau (Switzerland), Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (AHL), Wheeling (ECHL)

 

 

Kirsten Welsh Referee
Kirsten Welsh Referee
Kirsten Welsh Referee

Alumni Working in the Hockey Community

  • Sean Berkstresser – Forward (2004-08): Head Coach, Pittsburgh Vengeance U18
  • Logan Bittle – Forward (2004-08): Head Coach, Robert Morris Women’s Hockey (NCAA), Head Coach Pittsburgh Pens Elite Girls; Assistant Coach, Robert Morris Women’s Hockey (NCAA)
  • Brandon Blandina – Forward (2008-12): Official/Referee – NHL, AHL; Owner/Instructor – Elite Strides Hockey; Coach, Pittsburgh Penguins Elite
  • Andrew Blazek – Defenseman (2009-14): Skill Instructor, Pittsburgh Predators
  • Matt Cope – Forward (2012-16): Assistant Coach – Colorado Thunderbirds (U16)
  • Dave Cowan – Defenseman (2006-10): NHLPA Player Agent, O2K Sports*, Elite Athlete Services – Bauer Hockey
  • Cody Critchon – 2008-2012: Skill Instructor, Toronto Ontario
  • Ryan Cruthers – Forward (2006-08): Assistant Coach, Sioux Falls Stampede (USHL); Owner/General Manager, Charlotte Rush (USPHL); Assistant Coach, RMU D1 Men’s Hockey; Head Coach, Chicago Steel (USHL), Director of Operations, Fayetteville (SPHL); Head Coach, Charlotte Rush (USPHL)
  • Joel Gasper – Forward (2004-08): Head Coach, Crookstown High School (Minnesota)
  • Scott Jacklin – Forward (2011-15): Assistant Coach, Chamonix Pioneers (France)
  • Brendan Jamison – Defenseman (2009-13): Assistant Coach, Mt. Lebanon (PA) High School
  • Chris Kushneriuk – Forward (2008-11): Assistant Coach, Ottawa Jr. Senators (CCHL)
  • Eric Levine – Goalie (2009-13): Assistant Coach – Peoria Rivermen (SPHL), Owner, Midwest Goalie School
  • Tim Lindblade – Equipment Manager ( 2010-12): Head Equipment Manager, Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
  • Nathan Longpre – Forward (2007-11): Skill Instructor, Toronto Ontario
  • Alex Mann – Equipment Manager (2014-19): Head Equipment Manager, Adirondack Thunder (ECHL)
  • Jared Mycyk – Equipment Manager (2004-10): Head Equipment Manager, Wilkes Barre Scranton Penguins (AHL)*, Assistant Equipment Manager, Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL), Equipment Manager, Binghamton Devils (AHL), Houston Aeros (AHL), Louisiana IceGators (SPHL), Mississippi RiverKings (CHL)
  • Jake Obermeyer – Defenseman (2006-09): Assistant Coach, Wenatchee Wild 18U (NAPHL)
  • Robert Powers – Defenseman (2014-18): Assistant Coach, Ontario Tech University; Assistant Coach, Aurora Tigers (OJHL)
  • Nick Prkusic – Forward (2017-21): Assistant Coach, Brooks Bandits (AJHL)
  • John Rey – Defenseman (2013-17): Official/Linesman – IIHF, AHL, ECHL, NCAA
  • Furman South – Forward (2008-12): Official/Referee – NHL*, AHL, ECHL, USHL, NAHL
  • Nolan Schaeffer – Defenseman (2018-21): Scout, Odessa Jackalopes (NAHL)
  • Joe Tuset – Goaltender (2004-07): Assistant Coach, RMU D1 Men’s Hockey
  • Denny Urban – Defenseman (2007-11): Official/Linesman – AHL, ECHL
  • Mark Workman – Coach (2009-16): Scout – Vegas Golden Knights (NHL)