PeeWee Willmann returns as a massage therapist for the U.S. Men’s National team for the sixth consecutive year and ninth time overall (2009-11, 2013-18). This past February, Willmann served as the massage therapist for the 2018 U.S. Olympic Men’s Ice Hockey Team.
During his time with the U.S. Men’s National Team, Willmann has helped the U.S. claim bronze medals at the 2013 International Ice Hockey Federation Men’s World Championship in Stockholm, Sweden, and Helsinki, Finland, and again two years later at the 2015 IIHF Men’s World Championship in Ostrava and Prague, Czech Republic.
Additionally, Willmann was the massage therapist for the 2011 U.S. National Junior Team that captured the bronze medal on home ice in Buffalo, N.Y., as well as seven U.S. Men’s Select Teams (2002-05, 2007, 2009, 2015, 2017) that have competed in the Deutschland Cup.
Willmann has worked with the Hannover Scorpions Hockey Club since 2002 and runs a physical therapy center in Hannover, Germany, where he resides.