Carolina Premier Hockey President Ryan Cruthers Announced as Head Coach of Sioux Falls Stampede of the USHL

Charlotte, NC – Carolina Premier Hockey (CPH) is proud to announce that our esteemed President, Ryan Cruthers, has been named the Head Coach of the Sioux Falls Stampede in the United States Hockey League (USHL).

Ryan has been an integral part of CPH, contributing significantly to our mission of developing top-tier talent and promoting the sport of hockey across the region. His expertise and dedication have been pivotal in shaping the careers of numerous young athletes, many of whom have gone on to achieve remarkable success both on and off the ice.

In his new role with Sioux Falls, Ryan will bring his wealth of experience and passion for the game to one of the most respected teams in the league. The Sioux Falls Stampede is a Tier I junior ice hockey team based in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. As members of the Western Conference of the USHL, the Stampede have a proud history of producing numerous NHL alumni and NCAA Division I players.

“It’s an honor to take on this new challenge with the Sioux Falls Stampede. I am excited about the opportunity to contribute to the team’s success and continue developing young players at a high level,” said Cruthers.

Ryan will continue as CPH President and will be involved in day-to-day operations of CPH. Ryan is still committed and invested in the development of all CPH Players.

This will only enhance opportunities for CPH participants as our player development model coupled with player advancement beliefs will have the highest end goal. Over the last two years you have seen CPH trained players taking steps towards the highest end goals. Luke Schairer made the United States Development Team and Cade Kinnear was drafted into the Ontario Hockey League. The USHL, NAHL, and NCDC player drafts are coming up and we are excited about the potential for CPH 2008 born players to potentially get opportunities at those levels.

Ryan will be on the ice with CPH over the summer months as he commutes back and forth from Charlotte to Sioux Falls.