Massa is a Littleton, CO native who manned the pipes in the Colorado Thunderbirds and Rampage programs before going on to play two seasons in the NAHL and USHL with Bismarck and Fargo. Following junior hockey, Massa attended the University of Nebraska-Omaha where he played four seasons which led to two seasons in the Toronto Maple Leaf’s organization with the Orlando Solar Bears of the ECHL. Additionally, Massa is the co-founder of Elite Edge Athlete.
Jeff Lerg, a native of Livonia, Michigan, is a Goaltending Coach at the TPH Center of Excellence in Detroit. Jeff Lerg played four years of NCAA hockey at Michigan State University from 2005 to 2009, where he won a National Championship in 2007. He was also a Hobey Baker Finalist in 2008. Throughout his career, he received multiple awards: USHL Player of the Year, French League Goalie of the Year, and ECHL All-Star.
Jordan is a native of Flanders, New Jersey, is a 2020 graduate of Florida Gulf Coast University with a Bachelor of Science in Public Health. After a year of juniors and two years playing NCAA Division III at Umass-Boston, Bustard transferred to FGCU, where he helped the team to an ACHA Division II National Championship in 2019. Bustard currently is an assistant coach for FGCU’s Division II team, and also goaltending coach for the Florida Jr. Blades. Off the ice, he is a trainer for HEAT, training local youth teams as well as TPH players. Jordan is also currently working on a Master of Science in Applied Physiology and Kinesiology at the University of Florida.
The Montreal native, Spano, brings over 10 years of goalie coaching experience and has the unique experience of training goaltenders all over the globe. Following his time playing at Yale, Spano competed one season in the SPHL before going overseas to play in France and Belgium the past two seasons. Spano has worked at many goalie camps over the years, done private goalie coaching and was in charge of
overseeing the development of close to 20 goalies last year in
Belgium (Liège Hockey Association).
Joe Messina, a native of Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan, is a Goaltending Coach at the TPH Center of Excellence in Grand Rapids. Messina is a Shattuck St. Mary’s and SUNY Brockport (NCAA Division III) product. He’s currently the Vice President of Operations for Bandits Goalie School in South Lyon, Michigan. Messina also oversees goaltending for numerous programs in Grand Rapids, including the Fox Motors Hockey Club and ACHA programs at Davenport University, Aquinas College, and Calvin College, among others.
Austin Keiser was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, and serves as the Goaltending Coach at the TPH Center of Excellence in Nashville. Keiser played prep hockey at the Kents Hill School in Maine, two years of junior hockey in the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) and then NCAA Division III for SUNY – Potsdam and later, Western New England University. He concluded his playing career in the ECHL for his hometown team, the Atlanta Gladiators. Keiser helped build the first-ever junior team in Milwaukee and was the Associate Head Coach for the Milwaukee Power in the NA3HL.
Bruce Racine, a native of Cornwall, Ontario, is a Goaltending Coach at the TPH Center of Excellence in St. Louis. Racine, a former St. Louis Blues goaltender, has been instructing goalies in the Heartland of Hockey for over 14 years. A Northeastern University graduate and 2001 inductee into the Northeastern University Hall of Fame, Racine played professional hockey for 15 seasons, across various leagues, including the IHL, AHL, Finnish Elite League, and the National Hockey League. The Cornwall, ON native, has won professional championships on two occasions, in the NHL with the Pittsburgh Penguins in 1991 and in the IHL as a member of the Muskegon Lumberjacks. In addition to his successes on the ice during his pro career, Bruce was a five-time recipient of the Community Service Award in both the IHL and AHL.
While Bruce’s on-ice accomplishments are certainly impressive, perhaps he is best known for his role in assisting in the development and advancement of various St. Louis area goaltenders since he retired in 2003. With a philosophy of “dream, train, achieve,” Racine is excited to play a role in the development of goaltenders at the Center of Excellence.