Coach Vinny Malts of Bloodline Hockey will be the keynote speaker for the 2004-05 Player Evaluation Combine hosted by the United States Hockey League.

(Evesham, NJ) Philadelphia native, Coach Vinny Malts of Bloodline Hockey will be inspiring the next crop of top level young hockey players Thursday, May 10-13, 2018 as the United States Hockey League (USHL) hosts players born in 2004 and 2005 for their Player Evaluation Combine Event.   

Coach Vinny will be the Keynote speaker sharing his story and unique perspective on player development. In addition he will be hosting breakout sessions for each of the 8 teams participating in the event.

Coach Vinny’s unique style of online coaching and practices has helped many players achieve successes in these types of events. His players take the Gallup CliftonStrengths Assessment providing Coach Vinny (a certified Gallup Strengths Coach) with special insight into their needs and allowing him to adhere to his philosophy of enhancing emotional intelligence and life skills.

“While this event is unique in that the level of talent is superior for this age group, most youth players are not going to make it to the NHL.” said Coach Vinny Malts, Bloodline Hockey Founder, “That said what all families of youth athletes can focus on is the quality of life experiences we are providing to these kids. They will all be a pro at life and my program sets out to ensure they have the right tools to take life on, whether they want to be a professional in hockey, or a professional in life. Our program focuses on thought, play and time management.”

‘Bloodline Hockey was created to provide a lifeline of support to youth hockey players and their families,” said Marisa Malts, CEO for Bloodline Hockey, “This landscape is so tough to maneuver and the need for mindset education is paramount. While most coaches are focused on the physicality of the game, Coach Vinny was drawn to the way we can use sport to enhance emotional intelligence and hone in on life skills.”

“We enrolled in your program when our son was 12. We have witnessed first hand just how powerful your mindset program is! He has made leaps and bounds regarding his self awareness, confidence & focus. It has transformed his as a player on & off the ice.” Says Susan Danziger, hockey mom and Bloodline client.

Coach Vinny Malts began his company, Bloodline Hockey after a 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 2016 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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