Off-Ice training to improve speed, strength and power for hockey players and skaters
At Advantage Strength, youth off-ice training is all we do. Your athlete will get exactly what they need to improve performance on the ice. They will improve as overall athletes, AND get training for the unique demands of sports played on ice.
Every session will include:
Faster on the Ice, stronger on the puck, better in the corner
Figure Skating Training
Hold better posture, generate more speed, all with fewer injuries.
Brian Sipotz, CSCS, Pn1
Founder and CEO
Brian opened Advantage’s Strength’s first location in Ann Arbor in the spring of 2012 after completing his 7 year professional hockey career. He was drafted by the NHL’s Atlanta Thrashers, and played a majority of his career with the Chicago Wolves in the American Hockey League. Before playing professionally, he played 3 years at Culver Military Academy and 4 years of NCAA hockey at Miami University.
Since ASC’s opening, Brian has coached hundreds of hockey players, skaters and other athletes, helping them to be strongerand more confident on the ice, and instilling love of training and exercise off the ice. He is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist as well as a Precision Nutrition level 1 coach.
John Zink, CSCS
Youth Performance Director, Ann Arbor
John is a MBSC Certified Functional Strength Coach who began his strength and conditioning journey in 2021 after studying exercise science at Eastern Michigan University. After a full internship and an additional year of coaching at Advantage, John took over the Youth Director role in early 2022.
Now John is dedicated to sharing his knowledge of strength and conditioning with those who look to increase performance through strength training.
Youth Performance Director, Hazel Park
Jason is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist who began his strength and conditioning journey in 2015. After studying exercise science and playing hockey at Western Michigan University, Jason immediately began training a wide variety of athletes and general fitness enthusiasts. Eventually, Jason began to specialize in hockey players when he joined Unique Breed Goaltending in 2017 as the Director of Off-Ice Programs.
Jason joined the Advantage Strength team in 2021 as a strength and conditioning coach and hopes to create a productive and clallenging enviroment, where anyone can learn about and improve their performance.
Ann Arbor Ice Cube, 2121 Oak Valley Dr, Ann Arbor MI 48103
Viking Arenna, 1555 E Woodward Heights Blvd, Hazel Park MI 48030