PAL Islanders NCDC ( Draft Pick ) / Aberdeen Wings NAHL ( Draft Pick ) / NAHL Robertson Cup Champion Aberdeen Wings / St. Cloud University NCAA Division 1
Playing for Coach Lyke gave me an opportunity to develop as a hockey player and a young man. All the resources I needed to be the best player I could be were available to me everyday, both on and off the ice, helping me become equipped with the confidence and skills needed to compete at the higher levels. Coach Lyke believes in Family, Loyalty, Honesty,Hard Work,Integrity, Accountability, and most importantly creating successful habits on and off the ice everyday in everything you do. R.C. instills these values in his players on a daily basis and that was a huge reason why I was able to succeed and continue to develop at the next level of Junior hockey and NCAA Division 1 hockey. Coach Lyke deserves a lot of credit for where I am today as a player and young man and is always around for me if I need anything.
Guelph Storm OHL / Sudbury Wolves OHL ( Captain ) / Professional Hockey Player ( AHL & ECHL)
Playing for Coach Lyke gave me the opportunity to get to the next level and pursue a career in hockey. R.C. truly cares about the development of his players both on the ice as players and off the ice as young men. Coach Lyke provides his players with all the resources, training, and coaching to help you develop and get to the next level. I am extremely grateful for everything Coach Lyke has helped me with and continues to do for me to this day. R.C. is all about Family and he is always there for his players both on and off the ice if they need him at any time for anything.
Maine Nordiques NAHL (Assistant Captain) / All-East Division Team (Selection NAHL) / UMass-Lowell NCAA Division 1
Playing for Coach Lyke was the right step in my development. It allowed me to be on the ice everyday with older players and a great coach that worked with me daily. I spent 3 seasons playing for Coach Lyke and I truly feel that I learned how to compete, train, and improve my game both on and off the ice because of him. Coach Lyke prepared me to move on to the next level of Junior hockey and become an impact player in the North American Hockey league (NAHL). I am very grateful for R.C. and all the coaching and support he gave me that helped me and my brother Stian get to the next level of Junior hockey and NCAA Division 1 hockey. R.C. is always around anytime for his players and he truly cares about his players development on the ice but more importantly off the ice as successful young men.
Kingston Voyageurs OJHL / OJHL All Star Team / Lone Star Brahmas NAHL (Assistant Captain) / NAHL Robertson Cup Champion Lone Star Brahmas / Niagara University NCAA Division 1 (Assistant Captain)
If it was not for Coach Lyke I would not be where I am today. My time playing for the R.C. provided me with the ice time and coaching I needed to advance to the next level. R.C. really stresses the Family environment as a coach and that directly impacted my development and success as a player but more importantly a young man. Overall Coach Lyke gave me all the opportunities to move on to the next level of Junior hockey and then eventually NCAA Division 1 college hockey. I am truly grateful for all the support that Coach Lyke has given me and continues to give me still today in my daily life.
Carleton Place Canadians CCHL (All Star) / Oswego State NCAA Division 3 (Captain) / Professional Hockey Player (SPHL / ECHL)
Playing for the R.C. really helped my development to become a better hockey player, teammate, and young man more importantly. Coach Lyke pushes you everyday to be the best hockey player and man you can be. Coach Lyke trusts his players with the skills they have in order to help the team. Because of his style of coaching you gain a sense of confidence in yourself that helps you develop your skills more effectively. I know without having this coaching from R.C. which gave me the necessary development, I know I would not have made it to where I am today. Coach Lyke has helped me get to Tier 2 Junior A Hockey , NCAA Division 3 hockey, and Professional hockey. R.C. was an integral part in all of this process and continues to be there for me in anything I need to this day in my personal life or hockey career.
Bradford Bulls GMHL Champion / Professional Hockey Player (FPHL / SPHL) / Two Time FPHL Commissioner Cup Champion
Playing for Coach Lyke helped me become a better hockey player and young man. He pushes you everyday to create and develop successful habits that help you succeed not only on the ice but in life as well. R.C. helped me become mentally and physically stronger by instilling confidence in my play which helped my development. This prepared me to have the ability to move on to the next level of hockey and be successful in college hockey and now professional hockey. I know I would not be where I am today as a player and person if it was not for the values and coaching that was provided to me by R.C. Coach Lyke is a players coach and is fully invested in his players success both on and off the ice always. I have never played for or crossed paths with a Coach at any level of hockey that works harder for his players than R.C.
Elliot Lake Wildcats NOJHL (All Star) / Kenai Brown Bears / Odessa Jackalopes NAHL / Toronto Jr. Canadiens OJHL / University of Wisconsin Superior NCAA Division 3 (Captain) / Professional Hockey Player (FPHL / SPHL)
Playing for Coach Lyke has been an important part of my success on the ice as a hockey player and more importantly off the ice helping me develop into a man. R.C. helped me build confidence in my game that allowed me to grow and develop into a leader on and off the ice as I progressed to the next level of Junior hockey, NCAA hockey, and now professional hockey. Coach Lyke knows what it takes to be a leader in hockey and life. R.C. instills these qualities of family ,hard work, loyalty, overcoming adversity, and developing successful habits everyday in all his players. Coach Lyke has continued to be a part of my hockey career on the ice and a mentor and a friend of the ice. Without Coach Lyke I know I would not be where I am today. I am extremely grateful to have gotten the opportunity to learn, grow,and develop into a man and better hockey player through his coaching.
Carleton Place Canadians CCHL / Kirkland Lake Goldminers NOJHL (Assistant Captain & All Star) / SUNY Cortland NCAA Division 3 (Assistant Captain) / Professional Hockey Player (FPHL / SPHL)
Playing for Coach Lyke helped shape me into a better hockey player and young man. The resources he provided me were second to none in the hockey world. Playing for R.C. was a crucial step in my development as it helped me get to the next level of Junior hockey and then NCAA hockey. He is an honest Coach that knows how to get the most out of his players both on and off the ice. Everyday Coach Lyke instills valuable life lessons in his players like the importance of family,hard work,confidence,discipline,and creating successful and consistent habits in everything you do. Playing for R.C. gave me the best opportunity to advance to the next level of Junior hockey, NCAA Division 3 hockey, and now professional hockey. One of the things I have always appreciated and admired about Coach Lyke is how much he truly cares for his players. R.C. is heavily invested in all his players' lives both on and off the ice and wants to help them succeed.
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