April Bowling

April Bowling joined the NEHJ team in May 2012 with the debut of her column, "The Hockey Mom," which is aimed at mothers — and fathers — who toil long hours to support their young hockey players. April is a mother of two, including one avid little hockey player named Sam. Owner of TriLife Coaching, a multisport training firm in Essex, Mass., April also co-founded the TriROK Foundation, which works to get families off the couch and into the exercises of swimming, biking and running.