top of page
2022-2023 Ducks Hockey Staff

Assistant Coach Adam Gardner


Adam joins the Ducks staff for the '22-'23 season after a successful Goaltending career at both the University of Denver (ACHA D2) and Lake Forest College (NCAA D3). 

Along with being a sought after Goalie Coach and trainer, Adam has coached numerous teams including the Portland Jr. Winterhawks, Sisak Knights (Croatian Hockey league) and the Lindberge Flyers in St.Louis.

Recently Adam also coached Lacrosse at Missouri Baptist 

University in St. Louis where he obtained his Masters in Sports Management.


Adam and his partner Adina recently welcomed their first son Arley into the world, they live in Springfield, Oregon

Strength & Conditioning Coach Sarah Keepers

Since 2019 Sarah has been the Oregon Men's Hockey team Strength & Conditioning coach. All aspects of off-ice training including resistance workouts, cardiovascular endurance and full body conditioning are directed by Sarah.


Along with being a Certified Personal Trainer, Sarah is also a Certified Nutritional Coach, and oversee's the team's dietary routines. Sarah is also certified through the NASM (National Academy of Sports medicine) and is ACE certified as a Health and Group Fitness coach with the American Sports and Fitness association.

Along with her professional life at Elements Gym in Springfield, OR Sarah balances being a mother of four, while also training athletes one on one and is passionate in helping both men and women in all sports, reach their potential in conditioning and confidence.

bottom of page