Tier II Host 2021 USA Hockey National Championship

The Lady Ducks, are excited to be named HOST of the USA Tier II Girls National Championship (Great Park ICE, March 25th - 29th, 2021)  Our 19AA, 16AA and 14AA teams will be competing at the 2021 USAHockey Nationals and represent the growing hockey community in Southern California next spring!!

Redge Bourgette

19UAA Head Coach

The Lady Ducks welcome Redge Bourgette to the program this year.  With more than 30 years experience playing and coaching in Canada and the US, Redge has worked with youth and adult hockey players in Southern California since the 1990s, at the AA and AAA levels. Redge coached girls hockey at the Cal Selects program, where his daughter, 16UAAA assistant Danielle, played in USAH National Championships in 1997.  

 

Redge has a great philosophy of competitive play, player development, team systems and fun. His goals are to best prepare female athletes with the skills they need such as commitment, competitive work ethic, responsibility and being part of a team to thrive in college and their future professional life.  

Sarah Bier

16U AA Head Coach

Sarah begins her third season with the Anaheim Lady Ducks program.  Growing up in St. Louis, MO where she was an elite roller hockey player before moving to AAA ice hockey for the St. Louis Lady Blues. Sarah attended and played hockey for the Marian University in fond du Lac,Wisconsin, where she played 4 years and was Team Captain for two of those.  After earning all-conference recognition, Sarah graduated with a degree in Exercise Science.

Sarah's skill level and vision on the ice has made her a great asset to the Lady Ducks program.  She enjoys off-ice player development and believes that team chemistry is a huge factor in their success.  Sarah is still competing both Nationally (earning multiple National Championships) and internationally for Team USA Inline. She enjoys traveling in her free time and loves that .

Vicky Wang

14UAA Head Coach

The Lady Ducks are so fortunate to have one of our top development coaches and former Chinese Olympian, Coach Vicky, in the LD program. Vicky has coached 8u thru 16AAA and will step in to Heac the National-bound 14AA team this season. She is excited to be working with this age group again. Also as our ADM 10u coordinator and 10A team head coach, Vicky will bring player development at this level with a focus on 12AAA readiness. 

 

Vicky came onto the scene as a key defenseman for Team China, battling Team USA’s Cammi Granato in front of the net on many occasions. Vicky began with the Lady Ducks in the early 2000s after retiring from Team China in 2001, after the World Championships and moving to California. Vicky has been an integral part of our player development since 2002 including as an assistant coach on the National Championship 12AAA Lady Ducks team. Vicky took a hiatus after marrying her husband, Juan and starting a family. With her 30+ years in hockey Vicky will once again raise the bar at the both 14aa and 10u age levels, bringing strong training and development of fundamentals in order to create an environment where players learn to push themselves. 

 

In her free time, Coach Vicky, Juan and  6-year old JJ enjoy travelling around the world learning about new places, people, culture and food!  Fun Fact: the entire family is trilingual and speaks English, Chinese and Spanish.  

Vince Valles

12UAA Head Coach

We are so excited to add Coach Vince to our Lady Ducks ranks this season.  Over the last 20 years Vince has been playing, coaching and involved in every aspect of hockey development in the southland.  From age 5 thru Bantam AAA level, Vince took his playing experience and has been working with young players to the high school level since 2010.  Vince is a USAHockey Certified Level 4 coach and hockey director.  

 

For years, dozens of Lady Ducks have already worked with Vince on skills and throughout the summers in hockey camps.  He is excited to finally come to work with our teams on a full time basis!  We look for a positive coaching environment, corrective instruction, and a competitive atmosphere for all players at this level, working to improve their game/team concepts.

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