The backbone of any hockey club is its scout. The same can be said for Future Considerations. With over 20 scouts in all corners of the hockey globe, Future Considerations has virtually every rink covered and set to seek out talent for each and every National Hockey League Draft.
Get a closer feel for who is behind the scenes at Future Considerations with some of our long-term scouts on staff. In addition to the below hard working evaluators, Future Considerations also has a handful of invaluable and committed scouts situated throughout the globe that add to our elite level coverage of the NHL Entry Draft and its prospects.
Future Considerations is always looking for those who have an eye for talent to join our scouting team. If you think you have what it takes please CONTACT US.
Dan Stewart has been with Future Considerations since its inception and provides organization of our scouting staff and their assignments and is tasked with keeping an active book on all draft eligible talent from views and the numerous game reports sent in by our evaluators. He also chairs our scouting meetings and provides a monthly blog titled ‘Directors Cut’.
NORTH AMERICAN SCOUTS
Born in Bathurst, NB and currently residing in Ottawa, Ontario, Mark Farine covers the Quebec Major Junior League as well as the Northern Ontario region as an evaluator for Future Considerations.
From Saskatoon, SK, Cody Nickolet covers the Western Hockey League as an evaluator for Future Considerations and also works for the Saskatoon Blades.
A Grand Forks, BC product, Randy Stoochnoff covers various levels of the game including the BCHL and Western Hockey League for Future Considerations.
A Calgary, Alberta product, Zenon Herasymiuk scouts the Western Hockey League as well as some AJHL hockey action for Future Considerations. As well as scouting, Herasymiuk also contributes as a writer to Future Considerations.
A resident of the Garden State, Colin Mayberry covers the New England prep, EJHL and NCAA hockey circuit for Future Considerations as an evaluator.
Bill Ladd currently resides with his family in Wellesley, Massachusetts and covers the New England prep circuit as well as some NCAA and EJHL hockey for Future Considerations.
Currently residing in Savage, Minnesota, Dan Shrader is responsible for our Minnesota High School coverage as well as the United States Hockey League and NAHL. Dan also contributes as a writer to Future Considerations.
Based in Orebro, Sweden, Patrik Hall evaluates prospect from Sweden’s Elite League to the Junior 18 levels of the game for Future Considerations.
Igor Kraev is a talent hound residing near Moscow, Russia who covers the top draft eligible talent in the MHL and KHL for Future Considerations.