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Don Kirnan

30 Years Coaching | 30+ Players Placed D1 | Syracuse Star Founder

Position Coach
Hometown Syracuse, NY
Experience 30+ Years Coaching, 30+ NCAA place athletes, 2,000+ NHL games developed
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Don's Bio

  • Founder Syracuse Star Junior Hockey Club
  • Coached First US Based Team to win Pee Wee Quebec Tournament 1995
  • 35 Years Coaching Experience
  • Former Players have played in excess of 2000+ NHL Man Games
  • 30+ NCAA D1 Scholarships
  • 2 U-19 Women’s USA Hockey National Championships
  • Current Commissioner of the FPHL

Who should work with Don?

Don can help players recognize various options that are available to the players in all 3 zones. Since he has helped multiple players reach the NHL level and Division 1 Level, he can help explain to the player and parent the positive ways to achieve their goals. Don can also explain many tips used to advance that are hard to find elsewhere.

Please fill out our no-obligation application now. You will be able to choose three coaches that you are interested in becoming your mentor. We will pair you up with the coach that has availability, and we think will work best with you.

Once you are assigned a coach, you will have a FREE 10-minute Zoom chat with them to go over your goals with the program and how to get started.

Our custom pricing model will be discussed in your FREE zoom chat.

Testimonials for Don kirnan

Testimonial for: DON KIRNAN

Don Kirnan’s knowledge and experience in player development is unparalleled. He was the pioneer of player development in New York and was the #1 reason so many players from Central New  York have made it to the NHL. I owe my 4 years of NCAA hockey and entire 17 year pro hockey career to him.

Matt Murley

  • Former NHL Left Winger
  • 51st overall pick- Pittsburgh Penguins
  • 17 year professional career