According to Let's Play Hockey, Mike Snee has been named the new executive director of College Hockey, Inc. He will replace Paul Kelly.
Snee previously served as the director of Minnesota Hockey, and as a Director of Corporate Sales for the Minnesota Wild.
College Hockey, Inc. has been in existence for a little more than two years, and was created to market college hockey to youth players. The NHL has no requirements that its players attend college, so players can choose to forgo this level.
Because the average career in the NHL lasts less than five years, College Hockey Inc. seeks to improve players' lives after hockey by encouraging them to pursue an education.
According to their website:
"Foremost among these efforts are our Reebok Collegiate Hockey Summits, gatherings of up to 75 top players in cities across North America that inform the players and their parents about college hockey and introduce them to some of the sport's coaches."
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