Joel is an experienced Junior A and NCAA hockey player. He attended Cortland State University where he played Defense for the Men’s Varsity Division III Ice hockey team for 4 years and Graduated with a Bachelor degree in Business Economics and Minor in computer applications. In addition, Joel pursued his MBA at Niagara University where he graduated with a concentration in strategic wealth management/financial planning.
Before college, Joel spent two seasons playing hockey in the Eastern Junior Hockey League (EJHL) for the Jr. A Capital District Selects. In the 2009-10 Season Joel led the team in scoring for defenseman and was named to the EJHL All Star team.
Joel is the Owner/Founder of Ultimate Hockey Skills USA where has coached for the past 4 consecutive summers. Coach Joel also worked intensively with local travel teams in WNY providing them with skills camps frequently throughout the season.
Mark Zarbo Hockey Training is excited to welcome Joel and all his hockey knowledge as one our Head Instructors for Spring/Summer 2019. Joel will be instructing Small Group Skill Sessions as well as Forward-Defense Skill Sessions. Please see pages and schedules for further information!