Team picture with guest coach Angella Ruggiero (US Olympian).
Head Coach - Jeff Yanssens
Coach Yanssens brings over 30 years of hockey experience to our program, including playing travel hockey up through juniors. He has over 14 years of coaching experience, the past 10 at the travel level and he holds the advanced level coaching certificate. His coaching accomplishments include 5 league championships and over 30 tournament championships. Jeff has the unique ability of getting the most out of the players he works with while still offering a fun and enjoyable environment. This is his third year coaching the Little Caesars Girls 16U team (previously the 15U), the second as Head Coach. Jeff's team has made tremendous progress the last three years, playing in the state championship game at the conclusion of the 2002-03 season. Managers - Bob and Jeannie Steele
Bob and Jeannie return for their third season of managing the LC Girls 16U team. They have also managed youth hockey teams in the South Coast Hockey Association (Anaheim, CA), Fort Wayne Youth Hockey (Ft. Wayne, IN), and served as managers for the first California Select girls 12U team. Bob served on the South Coast Board of Directors and the Ft. Wayne Travel Board of Directors. Bob also was the head hockey instructor in San Antonio, TX for one year and now serves as the MAHA Director of Girl's/Women's Hockey.