Our advising team is comprised of industry professionals with strong resumes of prior hockey experience. With our expertise, we work closely with our athletes to help them advance to the next level in their hockey careers.

OUR RESULTS speak for themselves.

CEO & Advisor

Braeden Pearl

Braeden founded AHA after seeing the growing trends in many hockey players needing proper guidance. Having played at the Jr. A & NCAA level, Braeden plans to use his experience to help guide his clients to achieve their academic & athletic aspirations.

Email: braedenpearl@ahadvising.com

Managing Director

Matthew Dell

Matthew joined the AHA team to pursue his passion for working in the hockey industry. A recent graduate of Sports Marketing & Management, Matthew brings a strong business mindset that will develop and grow the AHA brand. Matthew has spent time as a player agent, scout, advanced statistician and hockey operations intern for some of the largest agencies in hockey.

Email: matthewdell@ahadvising.com

Director of business operations

William Bartucci

William joined the AHA to pursue his goals in the hockey and business industry. With a degree in Sports Marketing and Management from Champlain College, and a Business Degree from Bishops University, William's goals are to grow and expand the business of Advancement Hockey Advising.

Email: williambartucci@ahadvising.com

Men's Advisors

Director of advising

Stefano Cantali

Stefano joined the AHA team to stay connected with his passion for helping athletes succeed. Stefano played hockey at the Jr A level, played at the WJAC for Team Canada, NCAA D1, and also a short stint in the Pros overseas until he had a career ending injury. He now turned his passion over to coaching and promoting athletes so they can achieve their goals. 

Email: stefanocantali@ahadvising.com


Matt Houle

Matt joined the AHA team due to AHA's level of professionalism and genuine desire to help young hockey players navigate through their hockey careers. Matt came from a hockey family. His father was a scout in the QMJHL and he played up to the JR.A level. Matt has a wealth of experience in both the Canadian and American junior hockey system. Matt looks forward to challenges ahead and helping hockey players get to the next level!

Email: matthoule@ahadvising.com


Nick Giamou

Nick joined the AHA team to help advance players to the next level and continue to stay connected within the game. Along with recently obtaining a BBA degree, Nick played at the Jr. A and NCAA levels. Through this, he's gained beneficial experience to provide strategic guidance and help players make informed decisions.

Email: nickgiamou@ahadvising.com


Tyler Watungwa

Tyler joined AHA because he is passionate about giving back to the hockey community and helping players achieve their potential. Tyler has played at the Jr. A and NCAA level with offers to play professionally. He also brings a degree in Sports Management. Tyler is excited to bring his experience from both the hockey and business sides to help players reach their goals.

Email: tylerwatungwa@ahadvising.com

Women's Advisors

Women's Advisor

Alexa Vasko

Alexa joined the AHA team to pursue her passion for helping athletes achieve their goals and dreams. As a current member of the Professional Women’s Hockey Players Association (PWHPA), Alexa played NCAA Division I hockey at Mercyhurst University as a three-year captain, along with international experience with Team Canada at the U18 and U22 level. With her playing experience, along with a Bachelor's degree in Exercise Science and Athletic Management, Alexa is committed to helping grow the current landscape of women’s hockey and provide opportunities towards athletic and academic success.

Email: alexavasko@ahadvising.com



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