Coach Thomas Lantz

Coaching Years: 18
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Coach Alex Lieb

Coaching Years: 2
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Coach David Mueller

Coaching Years: 3
Coach David Mueller takes over the helm of the Penn State Altoona Nittany Lions for the 2024-2025 season. After moving to Bucks County, PA from Palm Beach County, FL in 2008, David Mueller was quickly introduced to the game of hockey and that love has never faded. He quickly made the progression from floor hockey, to roller hockey, to ice hockey which has been his focus since age ten. David completed two years at the Altoona Campus, and graduated from PSU-University Park with a degree in finance in December 2023. Along the way he was awarded the President's Freshman Award and the President's Sparks Award for his academic achievements. His playing career is representative of his character and leading nature as he often captained the teams that he played for. Out of his two seasons with the Philadelphia Revolution while he was only just starting ice hockey. David was voted as a one-time assistant captain and one-time captain. Out of his five seasons with the Grundy Senators, David was nominated as a two-time captain and a two time assistant captain. Additionally for David's high school, Council Rock South, David was nominated as a two-time captain, received the "Most Dedicated Player Award" in his sophomore year, was named to the league wide seond team in his senior year, captained CRS to an SHSHL championship title in 2020. He was also the "Matt Harrington Scholarship" recipient in the year that he graduated. His coaching career consists of assisting with various Learn-To-Play programs and volunteered as a two-year assistant coach with the Council Rock South Middle School AAA program and a one-year assistant coach with the Wintersport Royals 12U Team. Furthermore, David was the headcoach of the Mid-State Mustangs 16UAA team in 22-23 season, head coach of the Mid-State Mustangs18UAA team in 23-24 season, and assistant coach of the 2023-2024 PSUA Ice Hockey Team. David looks to further help his players both on and off the ice. He emphasizes work ethic, attitude, passion, details, respect, teamwork, and positivity. An ultimate goal of his is to create a family atmosphere, where players enjoy coming to the rink and represent their school with pride. David is looking forward to his new role and is hoping to continue to helpbuild a sustainable hockey program at PSUA that prepares players for college hockey and life after that.