Don Harkins is the founder and director of the Elite Prospects Hockey Showcase. A former NCAA Division I player at Miami (Ohio) University and Ohio State University, Harkins has coached some of the most elite skaters ever to play the game like Patrick Kane of the Chicago Blackhawks. 

Along with being the founder and president of TEAMINN, he is currently the Director of U.S. Scouting for the Prince George Cougars in the Canadian Hockey League's (CHL) Western Hockey League (WHL).