Jeff Heimel (32) has over 10 years of head coaching experience.
He currently serves as Head Men’s Hockey Coach at the University of Providence- Great Falls in Great Falls Montana where they are set to start play in their inaugural season in the Fall of 2018.
Prior to his tenure at the University of Providence, Heimel spent 8 years in the junior hockey ranks with the Great Falls Americans (6 years) Cheyenne Stampede (1 year) and Phoenix Polars Bears (1 year). During this time, he logged approximately 400 regular season games as a head coach and his teams recorded a lifetime record of 255-119-25. (.65 win %).
Some notable accomplishments include winning na3hl back to back Frontier Division championships during the 2014-15 and 2015-16 seasons and two na3hl frontier division runner ups during the 2013-14 and 2016-17 Seasons. In addition, Heimel was selected as Head Coach of the NA3HL Top Prospects Divisional Team during the 2015-16 and 2014-15 Seasons as well as Head Coach of the U18 Prospects team during the 2016-17 Season. Heimel was also named 2014 AWHL Coach of the Year.
Perhaps the most rewarding part of Heimel’s junior tenure was being able to see 70+ players grow out of his programs into all levels of junior and collegiate hockey.
Heimel also served as co-director of the Mid-Am Selects summer AAA hockey club from 2014-2017. He also operated the Junior Hockey Academy (now part of Heimel Sports Group) from 2014-2018.
Heimel, a Saint Paul Minnesota native, is a USA Hockey Level 4 certified coach and resides in Great Falls, Montana with his wife Megan and their two sons Christian (5) and Preston (3).