James van Riemsdyk

Human Performance 

James is professional hockey player for the Philadelphia Flyers, Olympian and Coach for The MindStrong Project. He attended Christian Brothers Academy in New Jersey before going to play for the U.S. National Team Development Program. James was drafted second overall by the Philadelphia Flyers in the 2007 NHL Draft, following fellow American Patrick Kane, marking the first time in NHL history that Americans were chosen first and second overall in the same draft. Following the draft, van Riemsdyk played collegiately at the University of New Hampshire for two years before signing with the Flyers. His NHL accolades are miraculous and he continues to build on an illustrious professional career. James is a catalyst for growth and enhancement on and off the ice and we’re honored that he is part of our team.