Cromie is a seasoned hockey professional with 20 + years of coaching, leadership and consulting experience at the AA, AAA, high school, Juniors and professional levels. 

He has been honored by AHAI for his dedication to the game of hockey as both a player and coach, awarded AHAI Coach of the Year in 2009 and inducted into the AHAI Hall of Fame in 2014.  

Cromie has held high level positions with hockey programs including Can/Am Hockey Group,  Peoria Mustangs Junior B, USA Select Team, Chicago Freeze Junior A, Huron Hockey, CYA AAA, Planet Hockey, and Midwest Elite Hockey School.

His playing experience includes representing Iowa State in ice hockey and football (Big 8 Conference) from 1983 to 1987.  He played Senior A hockey for the four-time National Champion Chicago Chargers and professional hockey in the All-American, East Coast and Pacific Coast Leagues.  He was also a member of the 1987 Minnesota Vikings Football strike replacement team in 1987.