Meet the Team

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.

Leadership Team

Braeden Pearl

CEO & ADVISOR

Braeden Pearl

CEO & ADVISOR
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.

Matthew Dell

MANAGING DIRECTOR

Matthew Dell

MANAGING DIRECTOR
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.

William Bartucci

DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS OPERATIONS

William Bartucci

DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS OPERATIONS
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.

Stefano Cantali

DIRECTOR OF ADVISING

Stefano Cantali

DIRECTOR OF ADVISING
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.

Advisors

Matt Houle

AGENT & ADVISOR

Matt Houle

AGENT & ADVISOR
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!

Nick Giamou

ADVISOR

Nick Giamou

ADVISOR
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.

Sean Bucher

AGENT & ADVISOR

Sean Bucher

AGENT & ADVISOR
Sean is a development-driven advisor and coach with a strong background in leadership development, systems, and player advancement.

Jason Ross

AGENT & ADVISOR

Jason Ross

AGENT & ADVISOR
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