Hometown of Plano, Texas, Thomas Joyce brings 20 years of skating and hockey experience along with his passion to give back to the hockey community. He has a desire to help skaters improve their hockey skills and build a love of the game.
Thomas began playing roller hockey at 7 years old making the switch to the ice hockey at age 11. Thomas played high school hockey for Plano West High School Hockey and travel hockey in DFW. Continuing his athletic career after high school, Thomas went on to play for the University of North Texas Division II ACHA hockey team. Post collegiate Coach Joyce has spent six years coaching with the Dallas Stars Youth Hockey League, youth camps, Hockey Academy, and Little Rookies programs as well as 3 years coaching travel hockey for the Dallas Junior Stars at the Squirt through Midget levels and most recently as an Assistant Coach for the McKinney North Stars Peewee A team and Head Coach for Frisco High School’s Varsity Silver team.
Thomas holds employment as an Account Manager for Pepsi Logistics. He is also a life member of the National Eagle Scouts Association.
“I look forward to sharing my passion for the game with the players and parents. The keys to enjoying hockey and growing as a player are having a good grasp of the fundamentals, having fun and learning something new every time on the ice.”