Russ Sinkewich

Project Founder & Head Coach

Russ Sinkewich


Born and raised in Westlake, Ohio, Russ Sinkewich, has worked his entire career as a proud ambassador of both the sport as well as Cleveland Hockey. Russ is proud to say he’s had the privilege to play at every single level the City (& State) has to offer: CSHL (N.Olmsted), AAA Youth Hockey (Cleveland Americans), Ohio H.S. (St. Edward), NCAA (BGSU), Professionally (Cleveland Monsters, AHL). A graduate of Bowling Green State University where Russ played Division I Hockey, he graduated in the winter of 2008 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sport Management and a minor in Business Entrepreneurship. Russ brings nearly 19 years of player development, and skill coaching to the table and boasts an impressive playing resume that he is able to draw from.

  • Ohio Hockey Project Founder & Head Coach
  • 7-Year Professional Playing Career
  • Former NCAA Div. 1 Student-Athlete (BGSU)
  • Innovative, Positive, & Detailed Coaching Approach
  • CSHL Board Member
  • USHL Scout (Tri-City Storm)
  • Product of Cleveland Hockey & Proud Ambassador
  • Committed to Positively Impacting Cleveland Hockey