Head Coach/General Manager
Scott Meyer - 651-895-7658 - email@example.com
Meyer was introduced as the Minnesota Magicians first Head Coach and General Manager on January 28, 2013.
Meyer has served in various roles for the Cedar Rapids Roughriders (USHL) during 6 of the last 8 seasons. Meyer served as the full time assistant coach for the Roughriders from 2004-2006. During that time, Meyer helped the Roughriders to their first Anderson Cup and Clark Cup Championship. He was also named the USHL All-Star Associate Head Coach in 2005. From 2007-2008 Meyer worked for the Des Moines Buccaneers and then returned to the Roughriders in 2010-2011. In that season the Roughriders won their second Anderson Cup title and the Roughriders were named USHL Organization of the Year.
Ryan Kraft - 612-803-8506 - firstname.lastname@example.org
The Bottineau, ND native grew up playing youth hockey in Moorhead, MN. At Moorhead Kraft was a three year letter winner for the Spuds, helping them to three consecutive appearances in the Minnesota State High School Hockey Tournament. Kraft was a four year letter winner and a captain at the University of Minnesota. Kraft is a member of the “150 Point Club” with the Gophers.
Kraft played professionally with the San Jose Sharks and New York Islanders organizations. Kraft played for the Richmond Renegades (ECHL), Kentucky Thoroughblades (AHL), Cleveland Barons (AHL), and the San Jose Sharks (NHL). During the 2000-2001 season Kraft was named the AHL Rookie of the Year. In 2003, Kraft signed as a free agent with the New York Islanders and spent the next two seasons playing for the Bridgeport Sound Tigers in the AHL. From there, he spent the next five seasons playing for the Kassel Huskies overseas in Germany, where he won a championship in 2008.
Kraft has been involved in the development of hockey players for 20 years. For the last 17 years, he has worked as a skating instructor with Pro Edge Power and Diane Ness. Kraft is currently serving as an assistant coach for the Boys Varsity Hockey Team at Lakeville North High School.
Assistant Coach/Strength Coach
Shane Wagner - 651-214-3593 - email@example.com
Shane is a graduate of Stillwater High School where he served as team captain for the Ponies. After graduating, Shane played 2 years of junior hockey in the AWHL for the Butte Irish.
Shane played collegiately at Hamline University where he served as the team captain his senior season. After graduating from Hamline, Shane embarked on a 6 year professional career. He recently retired from playing following a playoff championship with the Mississippi Surge of the SPHL.
Shane has over 15 years of coaching experience in multiple camps and clinics. Shane currently serves as the Head Coach/General Manager of the Hudson Crusaders. His efforts with the Crusaders have helped to solidify the Tier 3 franchise. Wagner also serves as the camp director for Exceed Hockey in Stillwater.
Bucchino is currently the Director of Development for Pro Hybrid Goalie Training in the Minneapolis/St Paul area. The White Plains, New York native played prep school at Tilton and Avon Old Farms. From there Bucchino played junior hockey with the Des Moines Buccaneers of the USHL before moving on to college.
Collegiately Bucchino played at the University of New Hampshire for one season and finished up his career at River Falls. Bucchino was a two time All-American for the Falcons.
Bucchino played four seasons of professional hockey with stops in the East Coast Hockey League, Central Hockey League, and Southern Professional Hockey League.
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