Coaches

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Coach Zane Truman

Coach Zane began his hockey career playing youth hockey for the Webster Groves Wings  and Affton Americans. Zane played high school hockey at De Smet and junior hockey for the St. Louis Junior Blues before attending Washington University in St. Louis and starting his coaching career. Coach Zane has been teaching private skating and hockey lessons for over 15 years along with coaching youth hockey teams of all ages for 14 seasons in both the USA and Canada.

 

Coach Alex Switzer

Coach Alex played youth hockey for the Kirkwood Stars and moved on to the Affton Americans CSDHL program. After youth hockey coach Alex played high school hockey at CBC before attending University of Missouri. Alex currently coaches with the St. Louis Amateur Blues and previously coached for Kirkwood Stars.

 

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Coach Ryan Dietl

Coach Ryan played youth hockey for the Webster Wings/St. Louis Rockets. Ryan played high school hockey for Webster Groves before moving to Texas to play Jr hockey for the Brahmas. Coach Ryan has been teaching private lessons for the past 8 years and working with the AAA Blues and Car Shield organizations for the past 4 seasons. 

 

Mike Richards

Coach Mike Richards

Coach Mike played youth hockey for the AAA amateur blues in St. Louis before moving to the Syracuse Jr Crunch in the Ontario Junior Hockey League. After finishing his junior career Mike started his pro career with the Missouri River Otters and ended with the Brooklyn Aces. Mike currently coaches with the AAA Carshield association and over the past 4 seasons coached with the St. Louis Amateur Blues.