Peter Elander

Assigned to: Coach Mentor - Germany

Team Sweden – 2001-2010 (Senior Team)

Medals won: Olympics 2006 Silver…IIHF World Women’s Championship (2007 Bronze, 2005 Bronze

Other Hockey Experience: Women hockey panellist at The World Hockey Summit in Toronto 2010… Speaker at Women Hockey Symposium Zurich Switzerland 2011…Playing Coach Bergen Norway 1988-89…Assistant Coach Rögle BK, Sweden Men’s senior Elite league 1991-95…Head Coach Tyringe ,Sweden Men’s Senior 3rd League1995-96…Head Coach Aalborg IK, Denmark Men’s Elite League 1996-97…Assistant Coach, Sweden World U20 Championship 1998-99…… Swedish International School of Hockey- SWISH 1999-2011 with female players from 22 countries, Coach at IIHF International Women’s Camp in Vierumäki, Finland (2 years)…Total 19 years coaching

Personal Information: Work at University of North Dakota as Associate Head Coach Currently resides in Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States with his wife Charlene and sons Daniel and Alex…Hometown Jonstorp, Sweden…

Why have you joined AMP? I chose to join the mentor program because of the great friendship between the people in women’s hockey. Also my experience from The Swish camp with all international players showed me how much you can improve players in women’s hockey in a short time. With a clear direction from the IIHF and their female director, Tanya Foley, more things have been done from the body of women’s hockey in the last 10 months than have been done in total of the 10 YEARS I have been involved in Women’s hockey. You can now see results and I enjoy to be in a process where you have more Yes we can attitude. This is going to be a great experience for me and I hope I can share some of my knowledge with the country and people I’m going to work with. I’m very thankful to the IIHF that they give me this opportunity.

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