18U Midget Major Jason 2005/2006 Lawmaster

Jason Lawmaster is a non-parental Level 4 certified USA Hockey Coach.  Jason grew up in Westland Michigan and played Junior Hockey NAHL and the OHL for the Plymouth Whalers before being traded to the Belleville Bulls where he won a J Ross Trophy which is given to the team that wins playoffs. Jason played for 11 years professionally and won four titles at the professional ranks before retiring in 2010.  Jason has over 12 years of coaching experience at the AAA level. Jason has coached at other Michigan Tier 1 organizations where he won four state titles.

16 0nly Midget Minor 2007 Pat Peake

Pat is a non-parental Level 4 certified USA Hockey Coach.  Pat grew up in Rochester Michigan and played for Compuware Youth Hockey and in the NAHL and the OHL for the Detroit Compuware Ambassadors/Detroit Jr. Red Wings.  Pat was the first American drafted 1st overall in the OHL.  He was the Washington Capitols first round selection in the 1991 NHL entry draft at 18 where he played until injuries shortened his career.  Pat has over 17 years of head coaching experience at the AAA level. This is Pat’s seventh season coaching with Compuware Youth Hockey.

2022-23 HPHL Playoff Champion, MAHA Home/Away Season Champion
2020-21 14U Tier 1 MAHA State Champions; USA Hockey National Championships participant
2019-20 13U Tier 1 HPHL Playoff Champion
2018-19 14U Tier 1 HPHL Regular Season Champion; USA Hockey National Championship participant
2017-18 18U Tier 1 HPHL Regular Season Champion; USA Hockey National Championship participant
2016-17 16U Tier 1 USA Hockey National Championship winner; MAHA State Champion; HPHL Tier 1 Playoff Champion
Pat has coached four National Championship teams.  He continues to work with NHL players he coached in minor hockey.

15 Only Midget Minor 2008 Greg Stefan

Greg is non-parental head coach who grew up in Brantford Ontario.  Greg played goal for the Oshawa Generals (OMJHL), the Adirondack Red Wings, and the Detroit Red Wings.  Stefan began his coaching career with the Detroit Jr Red Wings of the OHL which later became the Plymouth Whalers where he was head coach for two seasons.  Greg was with the NHL Carolina Hurricane organization as a scout, goalie coach, and assistant coach. In 2006, Stefan won the Stanley Cup as goalie coach/scout with the Carolina Hurricanes. Greg is a Level 4 certified USA Hockey Coach.  This is Greg’s seventh season coaching with Compuware Youth Hockey.  Greg’s 2020-21 15 Only team won the MAHA State Championships and participated in the USA Hockey Nationals Championships; participant in 2022 USA Hockey Nationals Championships.

14U Bantam Major 2009 Sean Coffman

Sean is entering his 11th season coaching at Compuware.  He also spent time coaching at other Detroit Tier 1 programs in between his time at Compuware.  He grew up playing in the metro Detroit area followed by brief stints in Junior hockey.  In addition to coaching, he has scouted in the NAHL, OHL, BCHL and USHL, where he is currently entering his 11th season.  Sean spent five seasons as the Player Advancement Director at Compuware in addition to his Assistant Coach role with the Major Midget team. Sean is a non-parental Level 4 certified USA Hockey Coach.  Sean most recently is the head coach of the Compuware 2022-23 2008 Tier 1 team.

13U Bantam Minor 2010 Paul Fassbender

Paul grew up in Marquette Michigan playing hockey since the age of three. Paul played AAA for the first ever Midget Major team in Marquette and then joined the Marquette Redmen High School team. After graduation Paul joined the United States Marine Corps serving in Desert Storm. After his four years in the Marine Corps, Paul enrolled at Eastern Michigan University where he played four years of club hockey and then turned to coaching. Coach Fassbender spent three years as an assistant at EMU before becoming the Head Coach. While at EMU: two time All-Star, two time CSCHL coach of the year and qualifying for the National Tournament in all 12 years associated with EMU Hockey, including National Runner up in the 1999-2000 season. After five years as the Eagles head coach, he stepped down at the end of the 2005 season with the birth of his second child. Paul returned to doing 12 seasons as a High School Head Coach with his last stop at Saline High School. During those 12 seasons: five SEC Division titles and two Metro League Division titles. He was able to capture six Regional titles and one final four appearance. He has also been an assistant coach for the Compuware Midget Major team. Paul is a non-parental Level 4 certified USA Hockey Coach and brings a hard work dedicated mentality to the Compuware program. Paul’s philosophy is development. It takes time and patience to develop the right skills and work ethic to be able to compete day in and day out. While talent is important, being an athlete with a passion for the game as well the desire to study the game for their own development. Paul wants players that want to be here and want to work hard. This is Paul’s fourth season back with Compuware.

12U PeeWee Major 2011 Chuck Carvey

Coach Carvey grew up in Metro Detroit playing at the Tier 1 level.  He played college hockey at North Dakota State University at Bottineau. Chuck is a non-parental Level 4 certified USA Hockey Coach with 20 plus years as a head coach and an assistant coach.  Coach Carvey has coached with Compuware nine years with three state championships and one National Championship.  He also has ten years as a head coach at Detroit Country Day School and two years as an assistant coach. Mentorship, individual and team development are part of his core values.

11U PeeWee Minor 2012 Don Elland

Coach Elland is currently a NHL scout for the Carolina Hurricanes.  He was the 2014-15 Plymouth Whalers head coach and prior to that he was the assistant coach for four years.  Coach Elland has worked with multiple professional, college and junior players during their development years. Don played for Paddock Pools from 1981-1983.  Don is a non-parental Level 4 certified USA Hockey Coach. Coach Elland has ten years coaching experience for Compuware AAA.

10U Squirt Major Brown 2013 Jason Hubenschmidt

Jason is originally from Redford, Michigan and began his hockey career at the age of five. He continued playing throughout his childhood on various travel teams in different communities before ending up as a goalie at Catholic Central in Redford, MI, where he was a member of the 1994 State Championship team. Following a successful high school hockey career, Jason continued playing at the University of Michigan-Dearborn while he worked to receive his degree in Psychology. During his collegiate career, he was selected as an All-Star twice, named team MVP his senior season and was a finalist for the Bob Johnson Award which is given to the best collegiate athlete in the American Collegiate Hockey Association. Following his playing days, Jason went on to be an Assistant Coach with the Junior B Wayne Wheels and the Motor City Chiefs. After that, he went on to be an instructor with Suburban Hockey Schools and several years later, was named Head Coach of the 2007 Michigan Lakers where he focused on providing an environment where young hockey players could develop their skills at a more competitive level to become even better hockey players. Jason continued coaching at the 2007 level where his team was ranked as high as  #3 in the nation at the tier two level. Jason is a Level 4 certified USA Hockey Coach. This is Jason’s second seasons with Compuware.