Alex Heidt, a lawyer and business consultant located in Washington, has over fifteen years of experience as a hockey coach. He has coached players of all ages, from squirts (7 and 8 year olds) to high school teams. Over the years he has coached six different teams and led them to undefeated seasons and multiple championships.
Alex is currently the Head Coach of the Centreville High School Wildcats Ice Hockey Club, a position he has held since 2011. The team has been featured in local news outlets, such as the Centreville Patch. Alex also led the Fairfax-Centreville ice composite hockey team and is dedicated to growing local interest in the sport. He is always looking for ways to reach out to new people and recruit potential players.
A lifelong fan of hockey, Alex Heidt grew up playing the sport himself on local youth teams in Rochester, New York. After completing his service in the Marines he eventually moved to Washington, D.C. for work. Now he supports the Washington Capitals along with Washington Nationals (although when it comes to football, he remains loyal to his hometown team: the Buffalo Bills).
Alex’s sons share the same passion for hockey that he does, and he spent many years supporting their travel hockey teams. His sons have played in hockey tournaments in cities such as Boston, Buffalo, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Toronto, Chicago, and Detroit, just to name a few. One of Alex’s sons (Kyle) won the AA National Championship with the Ashburn Xtreme in 2015.
Prior to his position at Centreville High School, From 2006 through 2009 Alex Heidt was the Head Coach of the Virginia Wild. He later was the Head Coach for the Ashburn Xtreme in 2010 when the Virginia Wild merged with the Ashburn Xtreme. Both youth hockey teams are based in Ashburn, Virginia.