Mike Hartman

Senior Partner

(347) 766-1592

Buffalo Sabres

New York Rangers

Winnipeg Jets

Tampa Bay Lightning

Mike Hartman, the owner and founder of the Hartman Academy, is a mindset and leadership strategist and mentor who helps clients access the proper tools and abilities to increase their professional, personal, and athletic lives through his high-performance programs. 

Mike’s experience with leadership, achieving goals, and the highest levels of competition come from his 17-year career as a professional hockey player. This career is marked by multiple appearances on Team USA in international competition and being a Stanley Cup winner with the New York Rangers in 1994.

After retiring from hockey, Mike sought to use his knowledge and experience to pay forward to the next generation of athletes and leaders, as the mentors in his life had helped guide him towards success.

He became certified in Axiological profiles, Behaviors & Motivators (DISC), National Academy of Sports Medicine, and is a High-Performance Coach. With these skills added to his knowledge and network Mike has worked with some of the best of the best in both the business and athletic world.

Mike again contributed to Team USA, working with the 2002 Women’s Olympic Hockey team, which would take home a silver medal. He has also worked with Fortune 50 and 500 companies in addition to other professionals and athletes.

He is the author of ” 100 Ways To Become Your Personal Best Blueprint Edition. “

The main focus was “The Little Things and Details” for athletes. Now through the Hartman Academy, he is teaching the lessons of performance, lifestyle, and leadership through his programs.


At Players Capital Group we are particularly interested in cultivating and developing relationships with our colleagues in the legal, banking and accounting world. In these highly regulated industries is is hard for one to distinguish themselves from competitors. Our strategies will make you a lot more than just an expensive necessity but rather a driver for your client’s growth.  



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This is Madison Square Garden in Manhattan, NY. There are hundreds of private investment groups within a mile of this storied venue who control trillions of dollars of investment capital. Many of our partners played here and we frequently entertain the investors that control this capital at New York Rangers home games. This is a very effective way to drive deals and cultivate relationships!

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