Hockey is more than just a game... it is part of who we are.
We play hockey for the love of the game, at Breakout Hockey we will help your child develop his hockey skills while nurturing their love for the game. Proper instruction and mentorship is vital in developing a great hockey player and athlete. Sean Brown has had inside experience with many hockey greats, and has gained a lot of knowledge over his 15 years as a professional hockey player. Playing with some of the most high caliber NHL clubs he has seen and learned what brings success to an athlete. Learning systems and techniques from coaches such Larry Robinson, Pat Burns, Craig MacTavish, Kevin Lowe and Lou Lamoriello, he has valuable knowledge and expertise to share with new players on their journey to becoming great hockey players.
Brown was a solid defensemen who had the opportunity throughout his career to play many different roles. He knows the importance and the value of being a versatile hockey player. With success in the NHL as a solid stay at home physical defensemen, he also had the opportunity to play as a forward and work on power play and penalty killing situations. Playing in many different leagues and countries over the course of his career he has experience with various hockey systems and styles. Hockey is not only about the logistics of playing the game, but also the off ice component and the mental side to the game. At Breakout Hockey our focus is to assist our athletes into well rounded hockey players in every aspect of the game, and prepare them for what lies ahead in their future as hockey stars.
Sean Brown, founder and owner of breakout hockey, has been playing hockey since he was a child and finished up his career in the Austrian Elite League in Klagenfurt, Austria. The Oshawa, Ontario native started hockey at the age of four, and has made a life from this. At 34 years old his career has allowed him to live in 9 different cities, and 4 different countries doing a job that started out as "just a game". He began his journey as an accomplished hockey player in the OHL (Ontario Hockey League) playing for three seasons with the Belleville Bulls. In 1995 he was selected in the first round of the NHL draft by the Boston Bruins going 21st overall. He was then dealt to the Edmonton OIlers shortly after where he debuted himself in the NHL. He played for two seasons with the Hamilton Bulldogs in the AHL (American Hockey League) before solidifying a spot on the OIlers Roster. After four solid seasons with the Oilers Brown was traded back to the Boston Bruins where he played for 2 seasons. He signed with the New Jersey Devils for two more seasons and finished his NHL career in Vancouver. Playing in 436 NHL games, he moved on to finish his hockey career in Europe. In 2005/2006 season he played with the Dusseldorf Metro Stars in the DEL(Deutsche Elite League), 2006/2007 with the Sinupret Ice Tigers in Nuremberg also in the DEL. His last three seasons were played with the KAC, Klagenfurt Athletic Club in Klagenfurt, Austria.