ST. LOUIS – St. Louis Blues Executive Vice President and General Manager Doug Armstrong announced Tuesday the club has named Dan Brooks as an Assistant Coach and Evan Levy as the Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Blues’ American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, Peoria Rivermen.
Brooks, 43, joins current Peoria assistant Drake Berehowsky and begins his professional coaching career with the Rivermen after 14 seasons as an assistant coach at both the major junior and collegiate levels. He spent the last two seasons as an assistant coach with the Drummondville Voltigeurs of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.
Prior to that he was a member of the Brown University coaching staff for six seasons, five of which were spent as the top assistant and one of the top young recruiters in the country.
Levy, 23, is entering his first season as the strength and conditioning coach for the Peoria Rivermen. Prior to joining the Rivermen, Levy was working at Mike Boyle Strength and Conditioning (MBSC) in Woburn, MA.
At MBSC, Levy trained college and professional athletes during the off-season and also assisted the Anaheim Ducks with their 2010 preseason prospect camp.
Levy is a St. Louis native and grew up playing youth hockey in the St. Louis area. He went on to play college hockey at Lake Forest College, Chicago, IL.