Ben Townsend

Ben has been involved in hockey one way or another for 22 years. First as a player, then as a coach. He played on various A and AA teams throughout his career, being the captain on 3 separate teams. He has also coached at almost every level including one year of each Atom, Peewee, and Midget, 3 years at a college in the states, the Eastman team at the Manitoba Winter Games and AAA Eastman Girls U18 team. Ben also coached the Southeast Blizzard for two seasons, winning the championship, and most recently coached the AAA Eastman U17 Selects for two seasons. Not only will he use his playing and coaching knowledge of every age group to teach very fine technique skills, but also his background as a Chiropractor to teach the proper muscular side of it as well.
Ben Townsend
Jeff Eidse

Jeff Eidse

Jeff is a Co-Owner of Blue Chip Training, the founder of SWEATY Training & Conditioning, and the trainer for the Steinbach Pistons.

He is a graduate of the University of Winnipeg with a BA in Kinesiology & Applied Health and is a Certified Personal Trainer with the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiologists (CSEP-CPT). He has also achieved Certification as PPSC (Pain-Free Performance Specialist Certification), DVRT (Dynamic Variable Resistance Training) level I & II Certified Instructor, and as an Agatsu Kettlebell Instructor, along with completing the High Performance Training for Sports course.

Jeff has been working with hockey and ringette athletes both on and off the ice since 2010. Working with the various Eastman Selects AAA teams and Eastman Flames AA Ringette teams. As well as numerous AA hockey programs.

Individually Jeff has also been working with athletes playing NCAA Div 1 & Div 3, USports and Junior A players, and all the way down to youth athletes just getting started in the game.

Having a degree in Kinesiology has given Jeff the knowledge of how to achieve the proper bio-mechanics in skating, and how to correct improper bio-mechanics. Skating efficiency is one of the key fundamentals in being an elite skater, and proper bio-mechanics is essential in being able to achieve that.

Zac Tetrault

Zac has been involved with hockey his whole life. He played on A, AA and AAA teams throughout minor hockey. He started minor hockey in La Broquerie and moved on to play two seasons with the Southeast Blizzard in Bantam. He was the team captain in his second season helping guide the team to a League Championship. He then moved on to play 2 years for the U17 Eastman Selects and 1 year for the U18 Selects. Zac is currently playing for the Pembina Valley Twisters in the MMJHL and studying at the University of Manitoba. After a higher level of hockey led him to play away from his hometown, he still spent time in La Broquerie working with younger players one on one helping them out with their skills. Zac loves hockey and working with younger players as they strive to improve and play at become better hockey players.
Zac Tetrault
Our son has been training with Blue Chip and his experience has been phenomenal. The trainers are amazing and provide great feedback to develop the skills of players.
Jenn