Metro Detroit’s Premier Hockey School

Anatoliy Buliga

Summary of Qualifications

  • Head Instructor, Level 5 USA Hockey Coach
  • Over 15 years of experience coaching players of all ages and skill levels (5 years old through professional players)
  • Began playing professionally at the age of twenty
  • Played professionally for four years
  • Played for various minor league teams throughout Quebec (LNAH) and the United States (SPHL)

Playing Career

  • Original Druzhba-78 Captain
    • A Ukrainian hockey team that toured through North America in 1995
    • Known for producing top rated prospects with world-class skills and considered by many to be the best “Minor” hockey team of all time
    • Quote from the Baltimore Sun: “They play like the Red Army team that dominated international hockey for two decades.
      They use a quick-passing, attacking-from-transition style taken right out of any respected European hockey manual”…
  • Little Caesars Midget Minor – Detroit, Michigan, USA
  • Les Frontaliers de Coaticook Junior League – Quebec, Canada
  • Granby Blitz Semi-Pro – Quebec, Canada
  • Played for various minor league teams in the Unites States (SPHL)

Coaching Career: 

  • Skills coach for Bell Tire and Little Caesars
  • Coaching many High School Hockey organizations (both male and female teams) in metro-Detroit
  • Currently coaching Birmingham Rangers 2009 team, 2011 Little Caesars Lead instructor
  • Running skills practices for multiple Detroit based hockey teams
  • Lead Skills Instructor for Player’s Edge Hockey School
  • Worked with Viktor Fedorov, Petr Klima and many other professional top rated coaches
  • Founder of former E2 Hockey Training, LLC

Focus Areas Taught

  • Extensive Power Skating “Every Aspect Of Skating Covered”
  • High Speed Puck Control For All Areas Of Ice
  • Proper Gap Control And Positioning
  • Quick Release Shooting
  • Making Moves With Enough Space and Speed To Be Effective
  • How To Correctly Take And Give Body Checks
  • Small Area Games
  • Offensive Creativity
  • Defensive Strategies
  • On And Off-Ice Conditioning