MILWAUKEE, WI – The Milwaukee Power of the NA3HL have named Austin Keiser as Assistant Coach for the 2018-19 season. Keiser, a native of Atlanta, GA, played his prep hockey at Kents Hill in Maine. Keiser then spent two seasons playing in the Alberta Junior Hockey League (AJHL) before moving on to play NCAA DIII hockey for SUNY Potsdam and Western New England University. Keiser concluded his playing career in the ECHL for his hometown Atlanta Gladiators before moving into the coaching ranks.
Keiser brings a wealth of playing & coaching experience to the Power as well as first-hand knowledge about what it takes to be successful when building a new organization. Keiser, currently the Director of Goaltending for the Milwaukee Jr. Admirals AAA organization, spent the 2017-18 season as Trine University’s Assistant Coach during the program’s inaugural NCAA DIII season. “Culture is everything when laying the foundation with a new organization. I have witnessed first-hand the importance of establishing a winning culture right from the start when bringing a new program to life. The passion, professionalism and purpose behind the Power’s ownership group & executive team has created an unbelievable winning culture inside this organization. I am proud and honored to be part of the Power during their inaugural season. I look forward to working alongside Fred in developing and advancing our players to the next levels,” said Keiser.
Prior to Trine University Keiser was an Assistant Coach at his alma mater, Western New England University (NCAA DIII). In addition, Keiser spent four years as a goalie instructor with Pro Crease, seven years with SAP and currently is the Goalie Director for Can/Am Hockey Camps in Lake Placid, NY & Las Vegas, NV.