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16U Girls Elite

Regular Season 2023-24
2023-24 x Regular Season

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Shaun  Suisham

Shaun Suisham

Director of Girls Hockey

Phone: 419-575-4718


2023-2024 Showcase / Tournament Schedule

Dates Showcase / Tournament Location
Sept 1-3 PIP Labor Day Girls Fest Pittsburgh, PA
Sept 15-17 Stoney Creek Showcase Stoney Creek, ON
Oct 13-15 USA Canada Cup Detroit, MI
Oct 20-22 Traditional NIT Blaine, MN
Nov 3-5 PIP Roc City Girls Fest Rochester, NY
Dec 1-3 USA Canada Cup Waterloo, ON
Feb 2-4 PIP Motor City Girls Fest Detroit, MI

Mitch Harris, previously the Director of Program Development for the Goalie Doctor school in the Philadelphia area will be the Director of Goaltending for all UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex goalie training, EXCEL Hockey Academy and Pittsburgh Penguins Elite. Prior to joining the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex he served as the goalie coach for the Metropolitan Riveters (PHF), Alvernia University (NCAA Men's Division III), Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Knights (NCDC, Premier and Elite), The Hill School Boys Prep team and various youth programs in the Philadelphia, Central and Northeastern Pennsylvania.

In addition to individual goalie training, Harris is passionate about the use of video review. It is critical to review both game and practice footage to fine tune each goalie’s technique and fundamentals.

Harris is a USA Hockey Level 4 Coach and serves as a guest coach for multiple elite summer camps.

DICK'S Sporting Goods Pittsburgh Penguins Elite is excited to welcome back Kathy Pippy as Sr. Advisor to the Girls Hockey Program. Kathy will work closely on the overall hockey development strategy and day to day operations for our girls program.

Kathy is currently the Vice President of Girls Hockey Operations for 200x85 and Special Advisor to the GM for PWHL Ottawa. Prior to merging with 200 x 85, Kathy helped create Premier Ice Prospects a leading organization that focuses solely on providing exposure and developmental opportunities for female players. Kathy was also one of the founders of Pittsburgh’s first Tier I Girls only team in 2004 which became Pittsburgh Penguins Elite in 2012.