Michals Hockey Academy is proud to partner with Aniela Liesman and Ashley Pohlman to provide Academic Services to our players.

Aniela Liesman, Tutor

Aneila received a BA in Political Science from University of California, Irvine in 2009. She relocated to Boston and obtained a MA in Teaching from Simmons College with dual certifications in History and Special Education. Before switching careers, Aniela was a teacher at Newton North High School where she taught Special Education for students with mild to moderate disabilities. While a majority of her courses focused on helping students build Executive Functioning skills, her other responsibilities included regular education history at the freshman and sophomore levels, and coaching basketball and volleyball.

Ashley Pohlman, Tutor

Ashley received a BA in Sociology from Holy Cross (2008) and an MA in Teaching from Simmons College with a concentration in Math (2009). She then went on to teach math at both Waltham High School and Eaglebrook School for 8 years, specializing in Algebra, Geometry, Pre-Calculus and Statistics. During this time, she enjoyed coaching basketball and volleyball. Teaching/Coaching has always been a passion of Ashley’s and she has a wide range of experience in the education field working with students from grades 6-12. Currently, Ashley works for Keller Williams as a Realtor and Home Stager. She resides in Medfield with her husband Mark, and their 2 1/2 year old son, Welles.