Proprietor, Head of Besa Hockey
BESA's C.V. at a Glimpse
Pittsburgh Penguins (NHL)
Boston Bruins (NHL)
2011 – 2013
Davos HC (SNL)
2014 – Present
Besa has personally trained over 4,000 NHL, AHL, Minor Pro, Major Junior, Junior, High School, and A-AAA Youth Players from all over the world during his career as a professional hockey skating coach.
A native of Tbilisi, Georgia, Russia, Besa began skating at the age of five. He had the good fortune of being introduced to hockey and figure skating under the intense and rigorous programs of the former Soviet Union athletic programs, experiences which helped him to develop into a world class athlete.
In 1990 Besa graduated from the Georgian University with a Bachelor of Arts in Physical Culture. In 1997 Besa came to the United States and since then, he started developing and perfecting his own hockey skating teaching system working with individual hockey players and organizations.
2005-2010 Besa was hired to provide team and one on one training for the Pittsburgh Penguins and other professional hockey organizations and their affiliated players. Besa has helped to hone the skills of professional hockey players such as Evgeni Malkin (NHL), Sergei Gonchar (NHL), Konstantin Koltsov (Russian Super League), Colby Armstrong (NHL), Andrei Zubarev (KHL) and numerous others. He tailors his work to individual players and teams, working to address weaknesses and turn them into strengths.
Besides working with Pro players, Besa prides himself in working with the next generation of hockey players.
From 2004-2010 Besa was the power skating coach for Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Junior Knights, that went on to win the 2011 National Title. Besa trains young players from all over the world. He constantly improves, innovates and develops new ways to help each and every player learn the proper techniques and gain the endurance and strength it takes to stand out during a hockey game. In 2011 Besa relocated to the Boston area. 2011-2013 he worked as a consultant for the Boston Bruins organization and their elite prospects and affiliates as well as an exclusive Power Skating Coach for the Boston Junior Eagles Youth Hockey.
2013-present Besa works as hockey skating coach for Davos Hockey Club, Switzerland (SNL) Besa is always is on the mission to bring the B.E.S.A. hockey skating training system all around the world. Besa, the players and coaches/representatives are working on a regular basis at B.E.S.A Hockey Master Classes and camps in 6 countries in North America and Europe.
Skating Specialist / 200-Hour B.E.S.A. Hockey Certified
Andrey Romanov is a 200-hour certified Besa Hockey Skating Specialist and has been working with Besa Hockey since 2016.
His energy and enthusiasm combined with his extensive
hockey playing experience makes him an asset to Besa Hockey
for helping players develop the necessary game combat skills
taught through the Besa Hockey Skating System.
Andrey is was born and raised in Moscow, Russia. He started
playing hockey at the age of four and was groomed in one of
the most famous hockey clubs CSKA - Moscow. At CSKA he was
trained by many specialists from all over the world. One of those
specialists was Besa Tsintsadze. Besa had such an impact on him
that he decided to pursue professional skills coaching after hisamateur hockey career.
Andrey has been training with Besa as a student since 2009 and since 2016 as a professional skating coach. He is currently based in Kazan, Russia at the Ak Bars National Hockey Academy, and is a Certified Skating Specialist for Besa Hockey Russia and Besa Hockey Europe. Coach Romanov speaks Russian, English, and German.
CAREER OPPORTUNITIES WITH BESA HOCKEY
NOW HIRING: Skating Specialist - Unites States Territory
Now screening applicants in a search for the next star to be trained and certified as a Besa Hockey Skating Specialist.
This specialist will be certified to use the B.E.S.A. Skating System and educate committed hockey players, coaches, and organizations around the world.
Part-time opportunity to start with full-time potential.
Candidates must be able to demonstrate skating movements at the highest level and be in peak physical condition
U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Residency, or a visa permitting candidate to work in the USA
Strong recommendations from previous employers, coaches, or clients
Strong communication skills are preferred
Ideal candidates will have experience playing hockey at very competitive levels (Junior A, NCAA, Professional)
Ideal candidates are in peak physical condition, willing, and able to demonstrate perfect skating movements at a high tempo
Ideal candidates have strong communication, event management, and customer service skills