Yan Kaminsky~Director of Youth Hockey
Mr. Kaminsky has played professional hockey for 13 years, he is a former New York Islanders NHL player. His coaching experience has been with the Lazers, Jr. Thrashers and Thunder organizations and he continues to be a key member of the Atlanta Phoenix and Thunder player development coaches. Coach Kaminsky and Coach Bowen's Tier 1 15U team was a Distric Winner, and continued to Nationals, his Tier 11 14U team, GA State Champions and Bronze medal winners at Nationals. Yan is currently the Director of Hockey for the Atlanta Phoenix Hockey Club.
Atlanta Phoenix SQ AA: HC - Joe DiGiovanni
Atlanta Phoenix PW SYTHL: HC - Dedric Wilson
Atlanta Phoenix BA SYTHL: CC - Scott Blevins/Derek Johnson
Scott Blevins is originally from St. Louis, Missouri and moved all over the globe while serving in the United States Army. After 24 year of active service, Scott retired from the Army, and stayed in Georgia where he have served twice at Fort Gordon. He is a USA Hockey level IV coach and has coached for over 7 years in Georgia and South Carolina at the Mite, Squirt, and PeeWee, and now Bantam level. He still plays hockey when he can between work, riding Harley Davidson's, and coaching and is an avid St. Louis Blues fan. Scott has been married for 22 year to his wife Juliet and they live outside of Augusta, Georgia. In addition to two grown children and four grandchildren, he and Juliet have one son, Karl, who is a 2003 bantam.
Atlanta Phoenix MD SYTHL(A): CC - Juri Lahtinen/Scott Burnside
has played some sort of hockey all his life. He played youth hockey in Finland that ended to shoulder injury. Over there he coached youth hockey for few years in AA/AAA levels. Juri has also coached youth soccer and coached teenagers and adults in martial arts. After he moved to USA Juri decided to be just a hockey dad but last season he got back to coaching and was part of the Duluth Phoenix Bantam A coaching staff.
Has covered the National Hockey League and various international events including three Olympics for ESPN.com and other national organizations since 1998. Played travel hockey and men's league hockey for most of his life.
Atlanta Phoenix MD SYTHL(AA) CC - Rob Spreadbury/Brian Cole
Atlanta Phoenix MD U18 - Jeff Moonshower
Atlanta Phoenix SQ AA: Nick Vayonis
Atlanta Phoenix PW SYTHL: HC - Rado Zamborsky
Atlanta Phoenix BA SYTHL: HC - Raj Kalra
Atalanta Phoenix MD SYTHL: HC - Joel Konsowitz
grew up in Suwanee Georgia playing in the IceForum's system since the age of 8. He went from playing in house league, to A and AA travel teams, and eventually onto AAA Thunder and Junior Hockey where he was drafted by the Toledo Cherokee of the NA3HL before going onto play for the Dallas Ice Jets of the WSHL. Joel has been volunteering or working at hockey camps and clinics since the age of 15. After his junior hockey career was cut short because of injury he returned to the IceForum where he began coaching while working on his degree at Kennesaw State University.
Atlanta Phoenix MD U18 - Raj Kalra
Atlanta Phoenix PW: Yan Kaminsky
Atlanta Phoenix BA: Jason Greeson
Jason Greeson began working in hockey as an assistant equipment manager for the Atlanta Gladiators. He spent 5 years with that team before joining Yan Kaminsky as an assistant coach with the Atlanta Jr. Thrashers. Jason was an assistant coach with the Atlanta Phoenix Bantam AA team that won the USA Hockey National Championship. Jason has led his team to the USA Hockey National Championship tournaments twice in the four years that he has been a head coach. This past season his Midget 16 AA team finished the season as the State of Georgia Champions and finished at the USA Hockey National Championships with a Bronze medal. This will be Jason’s 5 season as head coach.
Atlanta Phoenix MD: Yan Kaminsky