15O Boys Head Coach
Coach Kevin Shand was born and raised in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Growing up, he played for different AA organizations in the area where he was coached by his father David (1st Round, 8th Overall – 1976 NHL Draft). Kevin left home at age 15 to attend Cranbrook – Kingswood Preparatory, where he finished his high school career in 2013 by winning a Michigan High School state championship.
Kevin then began his junior hockey career with the Springfield Jr. Blues in the NAHL, and quickly moved up to play for Cedar Rapids RoughRiders in the USHL. After a back injury forced Kevin to miss a significant chunk of his 2nd season of juniors, Kevin completed his junior career playing with the Brookings Blizzard and Coulee Region Chill of the NAHL, as well as the Metro Jets in the NA3HL.
After Juniors, Kevin attended the Milwaukee School of Engineering, an NCAA Division III Program, where he was a four-year letter winner. Kevin graduated in May 2020 with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a Finance Minor.
Kevin joined MJA Coaching Staff in the 2020-2021 season. He has an immense passion for coaching and developing players to get to the next level.