ANNOUNCEMENT: Coach Vinny is going pro!


Coach Vinny Malts of Bloodline Hockey has been named the Mental Performance Coach for the Indy Fuel of the ECHL, affiliate of the NHL Chicago Blackhawks.  

(Evesham, NJ) Philadelphia native, Coach Vinny Malts of Bloodline Hockey will be bringing his skill set to the big leagues in the East Coast Hockey League for the Indy Fuel. 

Coach Vinny will be the mental performance coach, working for the 2019-2020 season on both a team and individual level for the players and coaching staff of the Indy Fuel in the ECHL. 

“As a player I was often inconsistent and one of the primary reasons for my inconsistency was a lack of clear goal setting and mental preparation. Vinny combines years of experience as a player applying his successes and failures to help players work toward their goals efficiently and gives them a clear direction. I added him to our staff in Indy because he will help our players understand how to effectively maximize their potential and give us a competitive advantage.” Doug Christiansen, GM & Head Coach of the Indy Fuel.

Bloodline Hockey has been assisting players, teams, and coaches at all levels of the game with mental performance since 2014. 

“Development has always been the most exciting part of the game to me. I’m thrilled to be able to provide mental performance coaching to the Indy Fuel. The environment is just right to create and implement life long change for the players and coaching staff.” said Vinny Malts, owner of Bloodline Hockey

The development of hockey players is growing more competitive each year. Bloodline Hockey and Coach Vinny Malts are committed to staying at the forefront of mental performance training and will continue to provide this level of training to competitive hockey players of all ages. 

Coach Vinny Malts began his company, Bloodline Hockey after 30 years of playing and coaching elite level hockey. He has been at the forefront of incorporating mindset development through sport. His Bloodline roster of players includes NHL, NCAA DI/DIII, Major Junior and top ranked Midget/Bantam students. His coaching has helped some of the most elite players in the world maintain a positive thought process, continued focus on enhancing their role and learning how to spend their valuable time wisely. He was named the Student of the Year from the Mindset Performance Institute for his outstanding work with youth athletes. Vince Malts has coached at the professional and amateur level for over 20 years. His professional playing journey of 10 years, began in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League for the Hull Olympiques, where he was drafted by the Vancouver Canucks. 

Anyone with questions is asked to contact Bloodline Hockey directly. You can reach Marisa Malts at 856.816.8879 or by email at 

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