Kory Karlander

Player Development Coach / Mentor   //  


Kory Karlander, a native of Melita, Alberta, is a Player Development Coach & Mentor at the TPH Center of Excellence in Grand Rapids. Currently, Karlander is the Co-Hockey Director for the Fox Motors Hockey Club as well as a coach for two youth teams. Karlander played four seasons at Northern Michigan University. He made his professional debut with the Columbus Chill of the ECHL in 1996. Karlander's professional career went on to 2013 where he played in multiple leagues including the ECHL, IHL, AHL, UHL and CHL.

Education & Accreditation

- Graduate of Northern Michigan University


- 18-year professional hockey career
- Played five seasons for the Grand Rapids Griffins
- Played seven seasons with the Kalamazoo Wings
- Professional career included the Detroit Vipers (IHL) and two years with the Belfast Giants in the British Ice Hockey Superleague