Mike Donnellan from Baltimore, MD is a former Prep, USPHL, Div 1 and Pro player. He played youth hockey in the Baltimore/DC metro area before attending Vermont Academy for high school. At Vermont Academy Mike played all four years at the varsity level. In his senior year he led his team to the New England Prep Championship as team captain and he was awarded All New England honors.
After Prep School Mike played two years of Junior A Hockey in the EJHL (now USPHL) for the Green Mountain Glades in Burlington, VT. In his second year Mike was named a League All Star. He committed to play Division I hockey for UMass-Amherst in the Hockey East Conference. At UMass, Mike played alongside several current NHL players including Buffalo Sabres Left Wing, Conor Sheary, San Jose Sharks Defensemen, Justin Braun and Nashville Predators Defensemen, Matt Irwin.
Mike played professionally on six teams in multiple leagues including the East Coast Hockey League and Southern Professional Hockey League. In 2016 he was invited to the Nashville Predators Training Camp, where he played against some of the top players in the world.
In 2017 Mike was hired as the Director of Player Development for the Howard Huskies of the CBHL and EJPHL. The Howard Huskies are a strong club of 500 players located right outside of Baltimore and Washington DC. After a successful year with the club he was offered a three year contract through 2021. Mike has quickly become a go-to coach for skill development in his region. He has a unique wealth of knowledge in nutrition, yoga and sport psychology in addition to all aspects of hockey training. His ability to develop player's talent has made successful in advancing players to Prep School and Junior hockey.