Arizona Hockey


Arizona Hockey is a Roller hockey and Ice hockey resource for recreational, club, and elite travel hockey coaches, players, and fans.


Coach Greg is a Staff Coach for the AIHL Phoenix Dragons Professional and Minor teams operating out of the Castle Sports Club. Coach Greg Era is an USA Ice Hockey CEP Level 4 Advanced coach. He served as the Southwest Region Coach-in-Chief for USA Hockey Inline from 2003 - 2007 (merged into the Rocky Mountain District in 2008). He is the Head Coach for several of the Jr. Phoenix Dragons and Team Excalibur youth inline hockey teams.


Coach Greg is the Head Staff Coach of the Team Excalibur Ice and Inline hockey programs in Phoenix AZ. He created and established the first club in Arizona to compete in both sports of ice hockey and inline hockey as a club. He served as a Staff Coach for the Arizona Selects Girls 14U AAA AGYHA ice team from 2005-2007.


The Phoenix Dragons is an Elite Inline club competing in the Professional and Minor divisions of the American Inline Hockey League (AIHL). Our teams are part of the Southwest region of the AIHL. The Phoenix Dragons were the 2008 National PIHA champions in their inaugural year. The success of the Phoenix Dragons has driven our hockey club to further invest in Elite youth hockey players and create the Jr. Dragons hockey program. You can learn more about the Phoenix Dragons Pro, Minor, and Jr hockey programs at the Castle Sports Club in Phoenix, AZ.


Team Excalibur Inline Hockey and Ice Hockey Program



FIRS - Federation of International Roller Sports



USARS - USA Roller Sports



World Inline Hockey - Team USA

Team Excalibur is an Elite through Developmental Youth Inline/Ice Hockey program in the metro Phoenix AZ area. Our motto is "We build Champions". Our focus is on training and participation, delivering the most value for your family's hockey experience. We are proud to have several representatives in the Team USA Jr Prospects national development program each year. Check out our past years of National, Regional, and Local play of all age groups from 8s thru adult.


Our newest elite group is the Excalibur 98s ( ). For more information on Team Excalibur Hockey Program please visit the Castle Sports Club in Phoenix, AZ or visit their website


The Team Excalibur hockey program is proud to have 2 players on the USOC World Inline Hockey Team USA.


Allison Era is selected to the 2009 Team USA Women's World Inline Hockey roster for the second consecutive year. Allie was the youngest player to earn a roster spot on Team USA in 2008 at the age of 15. She is also the first female from Arizona to make the team.


Danny Marmorstein is selected to the USA Men's roster for his first year on the team. Danny is the first Arizona player to make the USA 2009 Team USA Men's World Inline Hockey roster. Danny has performed well in the past years on Team USA Men's 21U and 18U teams.


Both Allie and Danny will compete for Team USA in the World Inline Hockey Championships in Varese, Italy this summer.


I have written up hockey Drills to be used from beginner through adavanced hockey teams. I have collected hockey Skills Vidoes that demonstrate skill sets from skating to puckhandling and team strategies. You will find both on ice and off ice demonstrations. Learn more about the skill sets required to play the game and the game strategies used at all levels of play. As a hockey coach, hockey player, or hockey goalie, or fan you will find this hockey information useful.


Browse the Photo Galleries from past Team Excalibur seasons (our kids were never that small). Since I got a nice camera and lens I've taken thousands of hockey action photos from our Excalibur and Phoenix Dragons games. If you find a photo online that you need a printable version of just let me know.


Check out the Sites/Association links to find Arizona roller and ice associations, organizations, and clubs from youth, through juniors, and to the colleges and professionals. Look through the Sites/Information Links to find sources for improving skills in coaching, player, and goalies. Research the Sites Mfg/Retailer rinks to learn about the best hockey equipment.


Use the Roller Rinks and Ice Rinks links to find information on Arizona and Regional roller rinks and ice rinks, their travel associations, and the teams that play out of their rinks.


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