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Combining a passion for hockey and in-depth experience and knowledge of business and law, KO Sports provides the highest level of hockey, business and legal advice to our select group of hockey clients. Our accessible, professional, worldwide staff means assistance, advice and answers are always nearby.

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Kevin Bieksa

Director of Elite Defenseman Mentorship

A native of Grimsby, Ontario, Kevin played his youth hockey in the OMHA before being drafted by the infamous Don Cherry and the Mississauga Ice Dogs of the OHL in the 17th Round in 1998. Kevin took a different path than many Canadian hokey players his age and forego playing in the OHL to instead pursue an NCAA Scholarship. After a three year Junior A Career, Kevin attended Bowling Green State University where he completed a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance while being a Captain of the Hockey Team.

Drafted 151st Overall by the Vancouver Canucks in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft, Kevin played a year for the Manitoba Moose in the AHL before joining the Canucks for good in 2005. Over his 14-Year NHL Career, Kevin advanced to the Stanley Cup Final in addition to representing his native Canada in the World Championships in 2014.

Kevin brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to the KO Sports team that will enable him to serve as a mentor to our Elite Defense Prospects and Clients.

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One of the greatest things about Kurt and all the people with KO is that they bring in guys like Barry Karn and all these different skating and skill people that come in and help us to develop. They care about us off the ice but they obviously have to care about us on the ice and they bring in people to work with us to help us be better and I think that’s special.

— Rocco Grimaldi

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