Hockey Coaches

Private lessons typically cost $35-45 per 30 minute lesson. The fee is based on the instructor’s experience and Professional Skaters Association rating. Ice time ($6-13) and skate rental ($4) are an additional fee.
Shaylun Young- Elite Hockey Science
  • Entering his 16th year as a Hockey Skills Instructor
  • Founder & Head Instructor - Elite Hockey Science Micro Skills Center
  • Director of Player Development - Elite Hockey Science Reston
  • Director of Hockey - Skatequest
  • 2X NCAA National Champion - Middlebury College
  • Prep School Hockey
  • Has worked with NHL, AHL, OHL, WHL, NCAA players
  • Level 5 Certified Instructor- Elite Hockey Science
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Sean McLaughlin- Elite Hockey Science

Entering his 8th year as a Hockey Skills Instructor

Head Instructor - Elite Hockey Science Micro Skills Center

Head Coach- Freedom High School

Assist. Coach - 15U High Performance - Team Under Armour

ACHA College Hockey - U. of Kentucky

Level 3 Certified Instructor- Elite Hockey Science



Chris Warren

7 years Skills & Powerskating coach

Level 2 USA Hockey Coach

Head Coach Reston Raiders 2005 12U Blue

Assistant Coach Langley Saxons HS

Founded Core Concepts Hockey est. 2015

Played Liberty University & Junior B

Tim Graham

Playing Career

  1. 1988-1996 - Grew up in Greater Boston Area playing in the North Shore Raiders and Middlesex Islanders programs
  2. 1996-1998 – Varsity Hockey at Cardigan Mountain Junior Boarding School, located in Canaan, NH
  3. 1998-2001- Varsity Hockey at St. Paul’s School, located in Concord, NH
  4. 2001-2005 – Varsity Hockey at Middlebury College, located in Middlebury, VT

Coaching Career

  1. 1998 – 2004 - Head Coach at Dynamic Skating Summer Camps based in Greater Boston
  2. 2005-2007 – Head Coach for the Virginia Statesmen
  3. 2007-2012 – Head Coach for the Washington Little Caps
  4. 2012-Present – Head Skills & Skating Coach for the Reston Raider Travel Teams
  5. 2005-Present – Private Lesson Instructor at SkateQuest Reston. Coach Graham has been giving private and semi-private lessons at SkateQuest Reston for the past ten (10) years. Coach Graham has taught hundreds of players over the years and trains all skill and age level players, from learn to skate to professional hockey players.

Tim’s Top 10 - Players Who Train (or have Trained) under Coach Graham

  1. Adam Comrie – Syracuse Crunch (AHL)
  2. Joe Snively – Yale University (D1)
  3. Will Harrison – St. Lawrence University (D1)
  4. Greg Printz – Chicago Steele (USHL) – Committed to Providence College (D1)
  5. Alex Limoges – Tri-City Storm (USHL) – Committed to Cornell University (D1)
  6. Cameron Smith – Johnstown Tomahawks (NAHL) – Committed to Dartmouth College (D1)
  7. Brady Pfaff – Plattsburgh State (DIII)
  8. Ture Linden – Kent School (New England Prep School)
  9. Faisal Alsaif - - Choate Rosemary Hall (New England Prep School)
  10. Trent Denuccio – Loomis Chafee School (New England Prep School)
Linda Kimble

Linda coaches all levels of power skating, from first-time skaters to college hockey players, and all ages, from pre-school to adult.

She is a USFS double gold medalist in Figures and Freestyle and spent her summers training in Lake Placid, NY. Most of her instruction is private or semi-private lessons but she works with club teams as well. Her former and current students include players selected in the OHL Draft and the USHL Futures Draft, a Hobey Baker Nominee currently playing in the ECHL and USA Hockey Festival Camp attendees.

Many of her students have gone on to play in the USHL, NCAA Division I and III colleges, as well prep school and club college hockey.

Coaching has been Linda's passion for 38 years. For the past 21 years she has focused primarily on power skating, geared specifically to the needs of hockey players and goaltenders. Linda holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from George Mason University. She is a member of the Professional Skaters Association (PSA).