Meet The

Leadership Team


John Becanic

Managing Partner, Co-Founder
After stepping away from a successful coaching career that spanned over 30 years. In 2016 John a pioneer in Hockey IQ development founded Pyramid Hockey. In 2018 he and Michael Zucker Co-Founded TPE. As managing partner of The Prospect Exchange, John oversees the day-to-day operations and new business. John and his wife Rhonda reside in Mesa, AZ, and have two daughters, Brooklyn and Sheridan.

Mark Yates

Vice President, Sales
As a coach and scout, hockey took Mark Yates around the world to places like Ukraine, and to all levels, such as the NHL, CHL and USHL. After stepping away from his roles in hockey, Mark went on to become a successful executive at InStat where he oversaw the company’s rapid growth across multiple sports in North America from 2019 until 2021. Now with The Prospect Exchange as the Vice President of Sales, Mark will use his past experiences to create partnerships based on strong communication and trust. Mark resides in Cleveland, Ohio with his wife Antonina and their puppy, Sofie.



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