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Brett Blatchford

PhoenixTPH Executive Director

About Brett Blatchford

Brett Blatchford, a native of Temperance, Michigan, is the Executive Director at the TPH Academy in Phoenix. Blatchford spent three seasons in the NAHL with the Texas Tornado, where he was a three-time NAHL National Champion and captain for two of three seasons. In the 2005-06 season with the Tornado, he was awarded the NAHL Academic Player of the Year and named to the First All-Star Team. Blatchford graduated from the University of Notre Dame which included four seasons (2006-2010) with the Fighting Irish hockey team. While there, he helped Notre Dame to the first National Championship appearance in school history and was a two-time CCHA champion. Following his college career, he played professionally in the CHL, ECHL, and AHL. Brett has 10 years of coaching experience including time with Alliance (Texas), Hockey Club Dallas, the Colorado Thunderbirds, the University of Denver, and most recently the Phoenix Jr. Coyotes. Brett lives in North Phoenix with his wife, Kaci, and his two daughters Stevie and June.