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Head Coach Joe Lenz U16 "AA" Team

Joe Lenz returns for his second season with the Appalachian Elite Hockey Program.  Coach Lenz has  25 years of playing experience. Coach Lenz has played with the below hockey programs:

Indiana Youth Hockey Association (PAHL AA)
Indiana High School (PIHL AA)
Johnstown Jr. B Chiefs (Empire Jr. B) 
Northwood School (US High School - Independent)
Pittsburgh Viper Stars (Esmark Stars)
Indiana University of Pennsylvania (ACHA 2, ACHA 3)

Coaching Experience:
3 years of coaching experience
Appalachian Elite 
Indiana Youth Hockey Association 
Indiana High School
Indiana University of Pennsylvania (ACHA 1)

Head Coach U10 "AA" Team Kris Carlson

Kris Carlson
Email Address: kcarlsonbigt@yahoo.com

Coach Kris has been involved with hockey for 35 years.
Coach Kris played all of his amateur hockey for the Pittsburgh Amateur Penguins AAA Program from Pee Wee through Midget levels.
Coach Kris attended Bishop McCort High School, where he was part of all first- four state hockey championships.
Coach Kris received the Stellar Six Award for being one of the top six players in the state.
Coach Kris played two seasons after hockey school in the Ontario Junior "A" Hockey League with Pittsburgh and Syracuse
Coach Kris continued his hockey career when he was recruited to play at Elmira College.
Coach Kris turned pro and played two seasons with in Flint (UHL) Winston Salem (SPHL) Dayton and PeeDee (ECHL).
Coach Kris's coaching experience includes:
Instructor for various hockey camps all over the North East.
Coach Kris has coached the mite and squirt teams for the past 4 seasons with the Johnstown Jets.

Head Coach U14 "AA" Team Eric Dibble

Eric Dibble
Email: coachdibble06@gmail.com

Eric Dibble is a Johnstown native.  He played in-house, travel, and high school hockey at Forest Hills.  In his junior year at Forest Hills, he was the Captain of the Varsity Squad. The same year he was selected to the WPIHL All-Star team and also played in the Pennsylvania Keystone Games.  Dibble played Junior Hockey in Canada for the Golden Junior Rockets in British Columbia as a high school senior.  The following year he had decided to hang up his skates and enlist in the US Armed Forces along with pursuing his college degree.  Prior to leaving for his military training, he played a few more competitive games for the Somerset Chill Junior hockey team.  He got his start in coaching as a teenager while helping out at summer hockey schools.  Since then he has volunteered as a coach at both the high school and college club levels.  He loves the game and continues to play regularly in multiple Adult leagues and tournaments.  He’s a USA Hockey Level 4 Coach and has been a part of the Jet’s coaching staff since 2012.

Head Coach Jordan Haines - U12 "AA" Team

     Coach Jordan is now with his second season with the Appalachian Elite Hockey Program. 
     

Coach Jordan's playing experience includes:

     Played over 30 years of hockey.
 3 Seasons in the North American Hockey League, (NAHL)
4 seasons at the Division 1- American Collegiate Hockey Association, (ACHA). 
     

      Coach Jordan's coaching experience includes:
     17 years coaching for teams ranging from mites, high school, AAA and at the collegiate level. Coach Jordan enjoys coaching more than playing the game itself.  Coach Jordan also operates a developmental camps across  Western PA. 

TEAM MANAGER U16 "AA" HOCKEY TEAM MARK MORRISON

Team Manager U14 "AA" Team Jodi Page

Email: jodigirl1@verizon.net
Cell: 814-243-6191

Team Manager U10 "AA" Team Danielle Carlson

Email: dzamias@hotmail.com
Cell: 814-659-0404

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