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Colorado Rampage Coaches

COACHES

BIOGRAPHIES

AL Pedersen

AL Pedersen

8U Head Coach & Coordinator

Phone: (719) 439 3243

Born and bred in Fort Saskatchewan, AB, Al Pedersen started developing his skills at a young age, ultimately earning himself a position on the Medicine Hat Tigers (WHL) for three seasons. Pedersen was later drafted by the Boston Bruins (NHL) in 1983 playing for five seasons  READ MORE


Brett Clark

Brett Clark

18UAAA Head Coach

Phone: (303) 908-9414

Raised in  Saskatchewan Canada, Brett Clark was drafted in the 6th round, 154th overall, by the Montreal Canadians in the 1996 NHL Entry Draft. He was selected from the University of Maine of the Hockey East where he was named to the All-Rookie Team in his freshman year. Clark spent the following season developing with the Canadian National Team program, before he made his professional debut in the 1997-98 season. READ MORE 


PAT Bingham

PAT Bingham

President of Rampage, 16U AAA Head Coach

Phone: (203) 522-6870

Pat Bingham, originally from Vancouver, British Columbia, started his professional hockey career playing in the AHL, ECHL, COHL, SUHL, and SHL until 1998 when he decided to focus his career on coaching. Over the next fourteen years, Bingham went on to coach more than 1,000 games at the professional level including teams in both the American Hockey League and the East Coast Hockey League. READ MORE


Tyler Shipstad

Tyler Shipstad

VP of Rampage and PHA, 15U AAA Head Coach

Phone: (720) 635-1780

Tyler Shipstad is a Colorado native and has been on skates his entire life. He grew up playing hockey in the Denver, Colorado for the Hyland Hills Jaguars and the Littleton Hawks. He then moved onto play for the Colorado Rampage in the Tier 1 Elite League and as team captain, won an Under 18 State Championship in 2012. READ MORE


JOE Stanczyk

JOE Stanczyk

Tier 2 Hockey Director, 12U AA Head Coach

Phone: (719) 235-2968

Born in Detroit, MI, Coach Stanczyk, certified USA Hockey Level 4 since 1995, has coached for over 25 years at every level from 8U Mite to Midget AAA and Juniors.  He has worked with numerous camps and clinics; USA Hockey select camps, junior prep camps, All-Star Hockey Schools, Powell River Kings, Surrey Eagles (BCHL), and the San Diego Gulls. READ MORE


Lou Vairo

Lou Vairo

Tier 1 Staff

Lou Vairo, who has coached players at every level in the game, has been instrumental in the development of hockey in the United States for parts of the past six decades. After spending time in the 60’s grass rooting programs in New York City he transitioned into coaching.  READ MORE


Kevin Patterson

Kevin Patterson

14U AAA Head Coach

Born and raised in Colorado Springs, Coach Patterson played his youth hockey in the Springs and played three years for the Rampage under Coach Sherman at the U18 level. Kevin moved on to play for the Topeka Roadrunners in the North American Hockey League from 2011-2013, and served as an assistant captain in 2012-2013. After two years in Topeka, went on to play Division I NCAA at Niagara University from 2013-2017.  READ MORE


Mario Puskarich

Mario Puskarich

13U AAA Head Coach, Director of Recruiting, Director of 365 Performance Hockey Academy,

Phone: (239) 699-2651

Born in Pittsburgh, grew up playing hockey in Florida until moving to Chicago at the age of 15 to play for the Chicago Young Americans (Tier 1 Elite/MWEHL). After two seasons at CYA, Puskarich went on to play two seasons for the Tri City Storm in the USHL, along with two seasons in the BCHL for The Langley Riverman. In his second season in the BCHL, Puskarich won the Brett Hull Trophy awarded to the regular season scoring champion, while also serving as team Captain. READ MORE



Andrew Sherman

Andrew Sherman

10U Head Coach

Hailing from Schenectady, NY, Andrew Sherman, played collegiate hockey with Rochester Institute of Technology Tigers. Sherman went on to become a certified NHLPA player agent from 1998-2003. He also acted as a USA Hockey Regional scout and district coach for the Rocky Mountain Player Development camps. After his career as an NHL player agent he turned his attention to coaching youth hockey and founded the Colorado Rampage Hockey Association in 2002. READ MORE


Shaun  Hathaway

Shaun Hathaway

Director of Athlete Success

A native of Colorado Springs, Shaun Hathaway joins the Colorado Rampage after completing his 26th season coaching and managing youth hockey. READ MORE


Chris  Moses

Chris Moses

16U AAA Asst Coach

Born in Buffalo NY, Chris brings a wealth of knowledge to the Rampage coaching staff. Growing up, he spent the majority of his time in Binghamton NY, playing for the Binghamton Jr Senators. READ MORE


Colin Martel

Colin Martel

12AA,14U AAA Assistant Coach

Phone: (719) 482-5190

Coach Martel grew up in Colorado Springs, graduated from Pine Creek High School and headed to Haaga-Helia University of Applied Science in Vierumäki Unit, in Finland, where he graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Sports and Leisure, minoring in Ice Hockey Coaching. Before joining the READ MORE


Scott Bradley

Coach Bradley grew up playing Colorado Springs youth hockey moving on to play two years of junior hockey for the Billings Bulls in the NAFHL.  He was Captain of the Air Force Academy Division 1 team, graduating in 2001,  READ MORE


CJ Yoder

CJ Yoder

12U Coach

Phone: Phone: (719)200-4208

CJ Yoder, born in Hershey, Pennsylvania, started his career at Buffalo State University where he played for the Niagara Scenic’s Junior A Program.  Yoder joined Team USA where he played for the next eighteen years and was named captain from 1998 through 2012.  READ MORE

 


Maddy Jerolman

Maddy Jerolman

Girls' Club Head Coach

Born and raised in Hamden, CT, Maddy grew up playing youth hockey where at the age of 12, she won a National Championship with the Tier-1 Mid-Fairfield Stars in 2011. READ MORE


George Pagonis

George Pagonis

18U &16U MHA Head Coach

Phone: 719.482.6076

George Pagonis, native to New Jersey, played youth hockey for the Colorado Thunderbirds and Colorado Rampage during the 2009-2010 season. He later joined the 18U AAA Tier 1 Elite team, formerly coached by Andrew Sherman. After youth hockey, Pagonis began his junior career with the Missoula Maulers (AWHL) and later played for the Wichita Falls Wildcats (NAHL). READ MORE


Matt Levine

Matt Levine

MHA 16/18U Assistant Coach

Bio Coming Soon!



SPECIALTY COACHES

Ryan Massa

Ryan Massa

Goalie Director

Phone: (303) 503-4372

COACH MASSA: A native of Littleton, CO, Ryan has recently completed his professional playing career within the Toronto Maple Leafs organization. Ryan has played the position of goaltender for 23 years and began his journey within the Littleton Hawks Association. Ryan progressed to the U16 AAA level where he competed for the Colorado Thunderbirds. From 2007-2009, Ryan was a member of the Colorado Rampage U18 AAA and earned multiple championships with the organization. Ryan moved on to play his junior career in the USHL with the Fargo Force before accepting a NCAA Div. I scholarship to attend University of Nebraska at Omaha. Ryan graduated with degrees in Finance, Investment Banking, and Portfolio Management. In 2014-15, he led the UNO Mavericks in a historical run to the NCAA Frozen Four in Boston. After his collegiate career, Ryan spent the following 2 seasons playing in the Toronto Maple Leaf organization primarily with AHL and ECHL affiliates. Ryan returns to the Rampage program eager to develop complete athletes and will provide intuitive on and off-ice instruction to prepare young athletes for future success at elite levels.
JON Eng

JON Eng

Director, Strength & Conditioning

COACH ENG:  Coach Eng grew up in Kelowna, BC, CAN. Eng played youth hockey as a goalie, then went onto coach hockey and be a hockey referee. Eng is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) and Registered Strength and Conditioning Coach (RSCC), through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA). In addition he is aslo a USA Weightlifting Association Certified Level 1 Sports Performance Coach.   He earned a Bachelor of Human Kinetics from Trinity Western University (Langley, British Columbia, Canada) and received his Masters of Science in Sports Medicine in the Strength and Conditioning track from the University of Colorado - Colorado Springs. He also has had previous placements with the Colorado College Tigers (NCAA Division III) and the Colorado State University - Pueblo Thunderwolves (NCAA Division II). Jon has also completed practicums at the US Air Force Academy and Colorado Orthopedic Center of Excellence. He has worked with hockey athletes who compete in the USHL, NAHL, WHL, NCAA Division 1,2 & 3, Olympic men's singles figure skating and international senior men's singles figure skating.