I had the pleasure of coaching Scooter for four years while at Michigan. During that time, I watched him grow into a talented and professional young man with a passion for hockey working with young people
— Bill Powers: University of Michigan Assistant Coach

Scooter Vaughan- Placentia, California
University of Michigan 2007-11
Current Pro Hockey Player (7 seasons)

Growing up in the warmth of Southern California, GLH instructor, Scooter Vaughan, is no stranger to putting in the work in the cold. Playing for stickhanding camp guru, Jeff Turcotte and the California Wave, Scooter refined his skills which lead to him earning a spot with Jon Cooper(Tampa Bay Lightning Head Coach) and the St. Louis Bandits, where he played his Jr. career. 

During his Jr. playing career, Scooter racked up the accolades. Named to the all rookie team, all NAHL second team, and capping it off with a National Championship in 2007. His play then earned him a scholarship to the University of Michigan. In his four years at Michigan, the Wolverines went on to win two CCHA Regular Season and Playoff titles, along with a pair of Frozen Four appearances. Vaughan also excelled in the classroom being named all academic/ athletic honors twice.

Now is his 7th season as a professional. Vaughan has spent the last 4 seasons in the American Hockey League with the New York Islanders and St. Louis Blues organizations. This past year he completed he third straight season with the Chicago Wolves AHL.