Hugely popular Canadian, Danny Stewart previously spent four incredibly successful seasons as a player with Coventry between 2006 and 2010 - winning the Elite League Championship on three occasions and also adding a Challenge Cup and Knock-Out Cup. Danny then became player/coach of the now defunct Newcastle Vipers and during his year in the North East, guided his team to the Challenge Cup semi-final. He was named Elite League Coach of the Year despite the off-ice struggles of the organisation. After five years as Associate Coach of the Fife Flyers, Danny returns to the club with a wealth of coaching knowledge and the same pride and passion for his work that made him one of the club's all-time favourite players.
Steve is one of the longest serving and most experienced Equipment Managers in British ice hockey and had been working with the Blaze since our move to Coventry in 2000. As well as looking after all the team's equipment needs, Steve is responsible for the team's dressing room area and for managing the logisitics for all of the team's away games. Steve now serves as one of the Equipment Managers for the Great Britain men's team and has taken part in several World Championship events.
A long time Blaze fan, Micky now works with the team on a part time basis, supporting Equipment Manager, Steve Small with the huge amount of work it takes to keep everything running smoothly for the team behind the scenes. Looking after equipment, sharpening skates, organising post game player meals, laundry and in game bench support are just some of the areas that Micky is involved with. Micky's experience with the Blaze under the guidance of Steve Small (who also works as an equipment manager for the GB team) has seen him appointed to the Great Britain staff to work with the GB Under 18 team.
Nikki is the Head Physiotherapist for the Coventry Blaze and brings a wealth of experience in sports rehabilitation. She has worked with the team for many years and also serves as the head physiotherapist to the Great Britain ice hockey team - a position she has held for several years and has seen her take part in serveral World Championship and Olympic Qualification events. . Nikki combines her work with the Blaze with running her own physiotherapy clinic, "Elite Therapy"
Dr Matt has worked with the Blaze for many years and brings extensive medical experience to the team. He also is a specialist in providing medical services to large events and festivals including the London 2012 Olympics. As well as taking care of all the medical needs of the team, Dr Matt also is responsible for providing medical cover for Blaze home games. Dr Matt is also Team Doctor for the Great Britain ice hockey team.