Board & Staff

executive board

Bryon Moore


Denise Alig


Keith Hammond


Gordy Haggard

Director of Hockey Operations

Dean Kobs



Dan Bednar

Board Trustee

Matt Jones

Board Trustee

Jeremy Burke

Board Trustee

Steve Reichert

Board Trustee

Craig Hagkull

Board Trustee

Brian Supsak

Board Trustee


Gordy Haggard

Director of Hockey Operations

Chris Brooks


Dean Kobs


Michele Rossman

Web Admin/Treasurer


Safesport Coordinator


Emily Moersdorf

Girls Hockey Coordinator

RJ Umberger

Columbus Chill Head Coach


Special Hockey Director


CCYHA leadership consists of the Board of Trustees and the Officers of the Board.

The Board of Trustees is made up of 11 elected Trustees.

Board Trustees are elected by the members in good standing each year. Each Trustee is elected to a three year term, unless a vacant postion is being filled with more than 1 year remaining in the term.

Board Officers are elected by the Board Trustees and consist of a President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, Registrar, DOO, Ice Scheduler, USA Hockey Liaison, Grievance Coordinator/Risk Manager and other Officer positions as determined by the Board Trustees.  

All General Sessions conducted by the Board are open to all members in good standing of CCYHA. Meetings of the Executive Session are closed and consist of Board Trusees and Officers of the Board. The Board meets once a month and handles various items throughout the calendar year.

The Board and it’s Trustees govern, set policy and generally oversee the business of the organization.

The Board is charged with running over 55 different teams at various levels, including: House, Select/Development, Travel Blue Jackets, Girls Blue Jackets, Pre/Post High School and the Special Hockey program. CCYHA runs its own house program.


Travel teams participate in the Buckeye Travel League, Metro Columbus Hockey League, Cleveland Suburban League, Little Caesars Amateur Hockey League, Great Lakes Hockey League or play independent schedules.


Some highlights of Board responsibilities include:

  • Ice procurement and scheduling
  • Referee scheduling
  • Tournament planning and execution
  • House league planning and execution
  • Travel season planning
  • Apparel procurement
  • Sponsorship
  • Coach selection
  • Coach certification
  • Grievance oversight
  • Community philanthropic ventures and fundraising
  • USA hockey registration, background checks, etc.
  • Travel team tryout planning and execution
  • House evaluation planning and execution
  • Meeting with BTHL, CSHL, CAHA, CTH and EYHA throughout the year
  • Management of the Sting women’s hockey program
  • Management of the Special Needs hockey program


Board Trustee Nominations are typically requested in February with an election immediately following. Terms commence July 1.


Meetings are typically held the third Sunday of every month. For confirmation of meeting dates and times, please contact the CCYHA President.


7:00 PM to 7:30 PM - Executive Session (Board Trustees and Officers Only)

7:30 PM to 9:00 PM - General Session (open to all members)

Trustees and Term Expiration

2024 Denise Alig

2024 Jeremy Burke

2024 Craig Hagkull

2024 Brian Supsak

2025 Keith Hammond

2025 Dean Kobs

2025 Steve Reichert

2026 Dan Bednar

2026 Matt Jones

2026 Bryon Moore

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