Mike has worked in virtually every capacity at every level from minor hockey to the NHL. He has returned to the SJHL after a couple stints in the NHL with the Nashville Predators and Buffalo Sabres.
Rooney has been extensively involved in the Hockey Canada coaching programs and holds his High Performance 1 coaching certification. He holds multiple Hockey Canada Certifications and is Lead Training Facilitator.Mike started working as an instructor at 16 and has decades of experience in power skating and skill development.
His well rounded experience allows him to provide a complete learning experience for every players.Rooney has established many relationships throughout global hockey community. Years of diverse hockey experience enables opportunities not only for recruitment, but player advancement as well.