CCYHA Organizational Commitment - CCYHA Strives to Offer a Friendly Environment Which Ensures Continuous Development Through Experienced Quality Coaching and Organizational Leadership



2016-2017 CCYHA Travel Blue Jackets 



2007AA     2006AA     2006/07A Mixed  
Head Coach: Craig Hagkull   Head Coach: Bill Stehle   Head Coach: Chris Hughes
Bronson Amigo   Jacob Bachus   William Corbin
Taggart Braley   Maxwell Bloomfield   Nikolas Hall
Jason Davis   Vincent Colombo   Akhil Korra
Dylan DeForest   Robert Cook   Hayden Luckman
Austin Forney   Willem Frank   Brady Magyar
Lucas Goodfellow   Zachary Maas   Wilson Roberts
Nicholas Greco   Lou McKinney   Nicolas Shevetz
Connor Hagkull   Hogan Mickey   Kamryn Sohner
Tyler Haley   Brady Murphy   Matthew Wesolowski
Cohen Hoening   Biaggio Pagan   Cooper Burgei
Mack Larkin   Charles Reichman   Christian Estep
Sean McAfee   Lauren Riccobelli   Jacob Hatem
Donovan Roen   Daniel Roncone   Collin Hughes
Matthew Russo   William Schauss   Maxwell Patterson
Henry Thackeray   Christian Stehle   Jacob Saad
Tyler Tsu   Maxwell Swift   Carter Shockley
Cole Vogt   Elijah Thompson   Michael Wozniak
2005AA     2005A        
Head Coach: Allen Schneider   Head Coach: Brandon Cho      
Simon Abbott   Bowen Bainbridge      
Adam Aichele   Drew Beatty      
Noah Bowers   Molly Binsky      
Christopher Brennan   Evan Brame      
Regan Davies   Ian Cho      
Dominic DelBoccio   Brayden Daubenmier      
Brock Donahue   Patrick Duffy      
Logan Ernest   Tim Elmer  II      
Brady Hagkull   Jackson Furman      
Landon Pittroff   James Gray      
Nicholas Scharfenberger   Bryce Hardgrove      
Jeffrey Slivon   Cory Lorentzen      
Christian Sohner   Emerson Ohlson      
James Tarantine   Griffin Ridout      
William Thackeray   Lyla Tsu      
Andrew Wagenhauser   Evan Vulic      
Matthew Wilder            
2004AA     2004A        
Head Coach: Gord Rivington   Head Coach: Cliff Sawicki      
Aiden Booth   Owen Ambrozy      
Quintin Brady   Connor Baugh- Mahoney      
Jack Brandt   Diana Bishopp      
Nick Brinser   Rory Brennan      
Anthony Cagnina   Dominick Colombo      
Gunner Garrett   Brady Hall      
Connor Lemmerbrock   Danielle Hoover      
Benjamin Morgan   Grant Keller      
William Morgan   Christopher Kobs      
Jameson O'Flynn   Charles Linzell      
Sage Parker   Owen North      
Alexander Piero   Jackson Pollina      
Mason Sines   Aj Sawicki      
Jonathan Sonedecker   Nicholas Schepflin      
Tanner Stone   Carter Smith      
Noah Thompson   Cooper Tyson      
Camden Willis   Benjamin Walkerly      
2003AA     2003A        
Head Coach: Cameron Stalnaker   Head Coach: Sean Stevens      
Eli Bowden   Brendan Barcus      
Hayden Clingman   Isaac Binsky      
Ervin Cui   Sam Cho      
Cameron DeForest   Kieran Cummings      
Anthony DiPaolo   Drew Donahue      
Conor Duffy   Finn Jentgen      
Nicholas Fallieras   Samuel Lamphear      
Isaac Gayetsky   Anderson Lightfoot Jr      
Brandon Kididis   Cole Morris      
William Kididis   Colton Paider      
Ryan Lewis   Nolan Pittroff      
Mallory Mauracher   David Shevetz      
Myles McKinney   Luke Simone      
Gavin Mlicki   William Stehle      
Jack Norris   Jesse Stevens      
Benton Roberts   Sophia Talebi      
Grant Wolf   Austin Wagner      
Trent Wrightsel            
2002AA     2002/2003A Mixed        
Head Coach: Keith Waits   Head Coach: Tim Wingfield      
Victor Appell   Nicklaus Colombo      
Jeffrey Binsky   Garrett Alderman      
Zach Blaney   Andrew Bickell      
Hunter Corbin   Matthew Gast      
Sam Ellis   Keegan Heinlen      
Dylan Flesher   Aden Johnson      
Clayton Headlee   Adam Karap      
Ian Hoff   Braden Mulick      
Ian Hood   Maxwell Murch      
Hayden Hoover   Lorenzo Nieves      
Ryan Koenig   Jared Pallay      
Ryan Mayr   Benjamin Schepflin      
Louis Nageotte   John Warner      
Gavin Schiefferle   Alexander Wingfield      
Landon Smith   Garret Duquet      
Paxton Waits   Alex Erickson      
Andrew Ware   Haylee Handrahan      



CCYHA is excited to have many of non-parent coaches returning to CCYHA.  We will continue to have some parent head coaches.  They will be supported by our well qualified skills coaches that have worked with CCYHA for many years.  
Squirt Division Head Coaches
2007AA Head Coach: Craig Hagkull
  Craig Hagkull is from Arden Hills, MN.  He played for Moundsview High School and was named "All Conference" for two years, named MVP, and named All-Metro Honorable Mention.  He played over 90 games in the USHL for the Des Moine Buccaneers and then went on to play four years with the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame before returning to the Bucccaneers an Assistant Coach for 2 years.  More recently, Craig was the 2005AA head coach and has been an assistant coach for CCYHA in prior years.  
2006/07A Head Coach: Chris Hughes
2006AA Head Coach: Bill Stehle
  Bill Stehle is originally from Detroit where he played competitive travel hockey as a youth.  Bill played high school hockey in the Cleveland area for Padua where he helped win a state championship title in 1988, and was a member of an Ohio all star team.  Coach Stehle has been involved with CCYHA for several years as a coach and an ADM administrator.  He served as the Mite Select head coach in 2014-15, and has also helped coach the 03A travel team.  Bill is passionate about the game and is focused on the continued development of his players, both on and off the ice.
2005 Birth Year  
2005AA Head Coach:  Allen Schneider
  Allen Schneider is excited to be returning to coach at CCYHA.  He has been the head coach of the 2005A and 2005/06A teams in prior years.  He has been an assistant coach at CCYHA for Midget and Peewee teams and continues to be a Goalie Coach for several of our travel teams.  Coach Schneider grew up in the Cleveland area and played for many teams including the Barons, Strongsville High School and the Cleveland Lumberjacks.  He then played college hockey at Plymouth State Univesity and the Ohio State University Hockey Club. 
2005A Head Coach:  Brandon Cho

Brandon Cho is originally from St. Louis where he played competitive travel hockey and house as a youth.  Brandon's hockey career consisted of: 

- 4 years of varsity high school hockey at St. Louis University High school

- Member of Team Missouri All-Star team in the Chicago Showcase

- Selected to Senior All Star team

- Club hockey at Indiana University 


Coach Cho has been involved in coaching at all levels including:

- Student trainer with US NTDP in Ann Arbor Michigan

- High School hockey coach for 3 years in St. Louis, including 1 year reaching state semifinals

- Summer coach for Junior Elite League (JEL) for professional and collegiate players

- CCYHA head coach for house and select teams

- CCYHA assistant coach for travel teams

- CCYHA coordinator for ADM


Brandon is passionate about the game of hockey and developing all players, both on and off the ice.

2004 Birth Year  
2004AA Head Coach:  Gord Rivington
  Gord will be returning to coach the 2004AA team.  Gord has over 25 years of hockey experience. He played in the Canadian Jr. A league and Division I hockey for The Ohio State University Buckeyes .  Gord was coach of the semi-finalist 2007 Columbus CCYHA Quebec Blue Jackets and quarter finalist 2001 CCYHA Team.  Prior to coaching this past, year Gord has been a coach for the Travel Blue Jackets at CCYHA for several seasons.
2004A Head Coach:  Cliff Sawicki  
  Cliff Sawicki will be returning as head coach of the 2004A travel team.  Coach Sawicki played travel hockey in Western New York as a youth, and was a All Western NY High School All Star in 1987.  Cliff then played University Buffalo Club Hockey during his 4 years of undergraduate study.  Cliff has been the head coach for a couple years and prior was the Mite ADM Coordinator and head coach of the Mite Select team. His experience, passion for the game, and focus on player development have been valued assets for CCYHA.
Bantam Division Coaches
2003AA Head Coach: Cameron Stalnaker
  Cameron Stalnaker will be returning as head coach for the 2003AA travel team.
He started playing travel hockey for 6 years at CCYHA and played on the 1st Quebec team representing Columbus, Ohio.  He has been an instructor at Junior Jackets hockey camps and Learn-to-Play Hockey at the Chiller Ice Rinks. He previously was a JV Hockey coach at DeSales and has been a skills and head coach for CCYHA travel teams for many years.
2002AA Head Coach Keith Waits
Skills Coaches  
Dave Caruso Dave Caruso heads up the Columbus Chill Hockey Club (CCYHA's midget program)  Dave has extensive experience as a former OSU (2002- 2006) and professional goaltender (2006 - 2012).  Additionally, Coach Caruso spent 2 years working for the New Jersey Devils organization.  He was responsible for helping prepare the minor league players for the NHL.  Dave brings his comprehensive knowledge and enthusiasm to develop and guide the CCYHA's pre-season high school teams.
John Markell Coach Markell is a Canadian former professional ice hockey right winger. He attended Bowling Green State University, where he was a four-year letter winner and served as an assistant captain as a senior.  In his NHL career, Markell scored 11 goals and 10 assists.  He has served as the head coach of the Ohio State University ice hockey team for several season.  Most recently he was the Oho AAA Blue Jacket U16 Girls Head Coach last season.
Pat Murphy Coach Murphy grew up in upstate New York where he played U.S. Junior “A” hockey for the Buffalo Junior Sabres on his way to Hamilton College in Clinton, NY. While at Hamilton College, “Murph” was an all American candidate while playing for their division III hockey team.  He played his professional hockey in Oslo, Norway for Hasle Loren in their Elite Series and started coaching while in Norway with Pee Wees.  Coach Murphy is the Varisty Head Coach at Dublin Jerome.  He has been a skills coach with CCYHA for several years.
Rob Schriner All-Time Columbus Chill Team member Forward Rob Schriner was the head coach of CCYHA 2001A travel team for several years.  Prior to being the head coach of the travel team, he coached CCYHA select and house teams and was a player coach as well in the Western Professional Hockey League with the Waco Wizards.