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.
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"
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.
Sean assists Steve Small in the management of equipment for the Blaze players. This includes managing the logistics for away games, and being responsible for many aspects of the Blaze dressing room and bench on game-night's.
Jerry has worked in minor league hockey in the US since 2000. His positions have included being Vice President and Director of Hockey Operations for a new single A level minor pro hockey league, a Northeastern scout for the CPJHL and various operations roles in the FHL, particularly with Danbury where he met Blaze Head Coach Danny Stewart.
Dustin Korlak spent four years (2006-2010) playing hockey in the Manitoba Junior Hockey League (MJHL) before moving to Europe to play professional hockey in Germany, Netherlands and Belgium for two years. Since then, he has turned his career from playing to coaching and scouting. Dustin has coached in the MJHL for the past two seasons. He has experience scouting for Gold Star Sports Management Group and ISS Hockey. Dustin will be scouting the Western Canadian Region for the Blaze.