About Us

Marty Wilford founded Champions Hockey Academy in 2005. Coach Marty is the current assistant coach of the San Diego Gulls in the AHL.  He has 15 years of pro hockey experience and 10 years as head instructor at Champions Hockey Academy.  As a coach in the Anaheim Ducks organization, he has helped develop several NHL players, including Sami Vatanen, Hampus Lindholm and Josh Manson. Coach Marty is exceptional at communicating with young players and pushing them to be their best!