A native of St. Paul, Minnesota, Alana Blahoski won Olympic Gold at the 1998 games in Nagano. She played college hockey at Providence College, scoring 83 points in 121 games. She then played for six years with the US National Team, playing at the World Championships in 1997, 1999, 2000, and 2001, and competed at the Four Nations Cup five times (1996-2000). She later became a coach, serving as assistant coach to the US National Team beginning in 2003 and at Sky Rink at Chelsea Piers. Coach Alana enjoys connecting with her students and encouraging them to be the best that they can be.