ICE SKATING & HOCKEY SKILLS
10+ years coaching in NCAA DIII, ACHA DI/DII/DIII, Peewee AAA, Bantam AAA , AAU, & more.
Skills trainer for players in NHL, NCAA D1, & USHL.
Skills trainer for Stanley Cup Champions
2-times Coach of the Year at Marian University & McKendree University.
5 Conference Championships at Marian University, McKendree University, & Lindenwood University Belleville.
2010 New York Islanders Draft pick
Professional hockey player in AHL, ECHL, and Europe.
5+ years of coaching and training hockey players.
Lead Instructor for MPI Hockey Academy
Played 6 years of professional hockey
Played DI hockey at UMASS Lowell
15+ years of coaching & training hockey players.
Lead instructor for MPI Hockey Academy
Diana created Schaefering Power Play Hockey Hockey Skating Skills in the early ’90’s to offer the St. Louis hockey something new and to support and expand the growth of the hockey community.
Diana has instructed thousands of players at all levels and ages. These include current and former NHL players through the KHL in the professional ranks as well as NCAA D1 & D3, Junior and AAA at the amateur levels. She has also instructed NHL and Junior level officials.
Involved with summer/winter programs for the Arizona Coyotes, Hartford Whalers and the St. Louis Blues as well as lead power skating coach for over 2 decades with Hockey Ministries International and 15 years at the Stevens Point, WI summer hockey schools.
USA Hockey Level 4 Coaching Certification as well as a facilitator and instructor at USA Hockey Coaches Clinics.
Founding Board Member of the Chesterfield Falcon Hockey Organization.
2017 Inductee into the St. Louis Amateur Hockey Hall of Fame.