Ian Hoang started his hockey career at the Westminster Wave playing with Chase Souto (Assistant Coach 18AAA & Bantam AAA), against Rocco Grimaldi (Nashville Predator), and a handful of elite players. During this time, he played for Jr. Kings and Jr. Ducks. One of his most memorable years was playing for Jack Bowkus with his 18AAA Jr. Kings. Hoang helped in bringing the Jr. Kings a victory at the 2011-2012 Pacific District. The win advanced the Jr. Kings to USA Hockey National Championship where they would be the first Southern California hockey team to make it to the championship game at the 18AAA level ever.
Hoang was a late addition to this year’s versatile 15AAA Jr. Kings assisting head coach James Gasseau. Ian passionate and dedicated to giving back using his lifelong experience and education in empowering young athletes who have dreams in pursuing junior/college/professional careers.