Palm Beach, FL. (June 16, 2017) Defenseman, D Alexander "Zander" Ramsey standing at 5’8” and 142 lbs from Houston, Texas is well seasoned, signed with the Hawks.
Zander started his journey playing as a Center his first four years of hockey in Colorado as an Aspen Leaf. Where he was a huge part of his team winning the State Title in 2014. For the 2015 season Alexander and his family moved to Houston Texas, he played two seasons with the Houston Wild AA as a defenseman. During the 2016-17 season, Zander's reliable defensive skills helped lead his team to Nationals.
Zander is a very physical player with a smart style of play. He is coachable and a natural leader willing to do whatever it takes to better himself on and off the ice, not only as a player, but also as a person. Zander is thrilled to take this next step towards his goal of one day playing Div. I hockey.” I’m so happy to play in Florida and in the USPHL, the plus is being back with Coach Frenchy again. It will be a wonderful experience for me and my family to be in Florida…. I can’t wait for the season start”.
Coach Frenchy: “Zander, Zander, Zander. I still remember him in Aspen 6 or 7 years ago playing hockey and in my off- ice program. It was not always easy for him, but Zanders love of the game and passion has always helped conquer any hurdles. It’s always great to have another opportunity to coach the same player twice in their life. I’m very proud of him for what he has become as a man, the continued love for the game and always looking for ways to reach his full potential. We welcome him to our Hawks family and know what Zander can bring to our team, I can’t wait to see Zander in August.
It’s truly exciting for me to watch his play on the ice and the way he carries the puck.”
Welcome to the Hawks ZANDER!!!
Paradise in Hockey…
The United States Premier Hockey League (USPHL.com), which operates in 20 of the 50 United States, is the Nation’s largest amateur ice hockey league. The league is comprised of 171 teams representing 61 organizations. Players in the USPHL are 8 to 21 years of age. During the previous season, the USPHL had over 300 players advance to the collegiate level; even more advanced to other levels of the game, establishing the USPHL as the foremost producer of player advancement in the United States.