Twenty #TPHTrained players selected in 2019 USHL Draft
otal Package Hockey is proud to congratulate the 20 #TPHTrained players who were selected during the two-day USHL Draft.
Four TPH names were selected during the Phase 1 Draft Monday evening, the portion of the draft that focused solely on the 2003 birth-year class.
On Tuesday, 13 TPH names followed suit, as the USHL clubs filled their rosters with a selection process of all the players eligible to play junior hockey next fall.
Seven TPH Detroit Center of Excellence student-athletes – four current enrollees and three alums – were selected, while a collection of players who have participated in the Eight Week Summer Progression Program or competed with TPH at the World Selects Invite or the OHL Cup. Three players are Thunder AAA alums, as well.
“The TPH family is tremendously proud of these players for this latest achievement,” said TPH CEO Nathan Bowen. “We are confident that due to their character and their work ethic that they’re up to the challenge, and they will continue to make us proud at the next level – wherever that may be.”
Phase 1 Draft
Finn Kilbride – Center of Excellence – Green Bay Gamblers
Ryan Humphrey – Center of Excellence, OHL Cup Team – Muskegon Lumberjacks
Nicholas Sofikitis – Center of Excellence – Tri-City Storm
Luke Buss – Center of Excellence – Tri-City Storm
Sutter Muzzatti – OHL Cup Team – Muskegon Lumberjacks
Riley Rosenthal – OHL Cup Team – Dubuque Fighting Saints
Phase 2 Draft
Davis Pennington – Center of Excellence – Madison Capitols
Dalton Norris – Center of Excellence – Lincoln Stars
Tyler Williams – Center of Excellence – Muskegon Lumberjacks
Sam Antenucci – Eight Week Program – Sioux City Musketeers
Drew Cooper – Eight Week Program – Omaha Lancers
Thomas Middleton – Eight Week Program – Dubuque Fighting Saints
Jacob Willets – Eight Week Program – Green Bay Gamblers
Michael Woll – World Selects Invite – Madison Capitols
Conor Ronayne – OHL Cup Team – Muskegon Lumberjacks
Cameron Rowe – OHL Cup Team – Des Moines Buccaneers
Joseph Blackley – OHL Cup Team – Sioux Falls Stampede
Ben Schultheis – Thunder alum, Eight Week Program – Dubuque Fighting Saints
Cooper Fensterstock – Thunder alum – Des Moines Buccaneers
Therien Thiesing – Thunder alum – Green Bay Gamblers
About Total Package Hockey: Founded in 2001, it is TPH’s vision to become the world leader in positively impacting the lives of student-athletes through the game of hockey. Through academics, mentorship and athletics, TPH prides itself on operating at a standard that exceeds expectations of student-athletes, families, coaches, advisors and all other entities of the hockey world. With platforms that include association management, elite prospects programs, tournaments and showcases, camps and clinics and its hallmark Center of Excellence academy model, Total Package Hockey has assisted in the academic, athletic and hockey development of over 600 players who have advanced to junior, collegiate and professional hockey. Since inception, 45 #TPHTrained student-athletes have been selected in the NHL Draft, while 280 have committed to the NCAA level – 189 of which are Division I. In addition, 99 players have been selected in the OHL Priority Selection and 353 have signed tenders or been drafted in the USHL and NAHL. While TPH is proud of its student-athletes who have achieved success on-the ice, it is the process of developing young men and women as people, first and foremost, that our world-class team of coaches and mentors take the most amount of pride in. While it is our responsibility to prepare each individual for success on the ice, it is our mission to prepare each and every individual for success in the ultimate game – the game of life! To learn more about TPH, visit www.totalpackagehockey.com.