Team Staff

Steve Ortman
Owner, General Manager, Head Coach

Eric Brown
Owner

Darwin McPherson
Owner

Team Overview

The Peoria Mustangs are a USA Hockey-sanctioned Tier III ice hockey team in the North American 3 Hockey League (NA3HL). The team plays their home games at the Owens Center in Peoria, Illinois. The players, ages 16–20, carry amateur status under Junior A guidelines and hope to earn a spot on higher levels of junior ice hockey in the United States and Canada, Canadian major junior, collegiate, and eventually professional teams.

 

Off Ice Training
4-5 days a week team workouts individual workouts and diet plans instructed by a former 15 year St. Louis blues
strength and conditioning coach.
Practices

4-5 days a week depending on game schedule.

 

Billeting

Plenty of billets available with nice houses in nice areas and usually $325 per month

 

Video Evaluations

Yes, big part of our program!

 

What was the highest levels of Hockey did your Coaches, General Manager, or Owner play?

NHL/Europe Elite League/Minor Pro/NCAA/Major Juniors

 

Education

We have several academic advisors

 

Team Fees

$6,700 USD

Consider me for a position on the Peoria Mustangs

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Alumni

The Mustangs have had many alumni move on to higher levels of junior ice hockey, NCAA Division I and Division III, ACHA college, and at professional levels, including:

  • Logan Bittle – Bloomington PrairieThunder (IHL), US National Under 18 Team
  • Aaron Dawson – Carolina Hurricanes 2003 NHL Entry Draft, Idaho Steelheads (ECHL
  • 59 Players to the NAHL
  • 5 Players to the USHL
  • 2 Players to the OHL
  • 140+ to ACHA
  • 57 to DIII
  • 3 to DI
  • 4 to the CHL
  • 5 to Europe Pro