2023-2024 - Buffalo Jr. Sabres Coaching Staff

Press Release - January 27, 2023

Patrick Kaleta, the President and Director of Hockey Operations for the Buffalo Jr. Sabres is excited to announce the coaches for the 2023-2024 season. Sean Wallace will continue to serve as the Vice President and Mark Mobus as the General Manager for the upcoming season.

7U Development - Eric Damiani, Tim Kennedy & Sean Hayden

8U Development - Geoff Braun, Stan Wojton & Chris Mazzu 

9U Development - Keith Murphy 

10U Development - Jason Nightingale & Pete Ratchuk

Squirt Minor (9U - 2014’s) - Bob Janosz & Rich Smith

Squirt Major (10U - 2013’s) - Steve Smith & Nick Suchan 

Pee Wee Minor (11U - 2012’s) - Chris Mazzu, Mark Kuczmanski & Jeff Malchoff 

Pee Wee Major (12U - 2011’s) - Mike Ansell 

Bantam Minor (13U - 2010’s) - Jason Nightingale  & Dave Smith 

Bantam Major (14U - 2009’s) - Rhett Warrener & Patrick Kaleta 

15U (2008’s) - Cos Polino, Dan Baco & Craig Rivet 

16U - Jacob Brozyna & Ryan Zimmerman 

18U & 20U (OJHL) - (General Manager - Sean Wallace) 

Our organization strives to attract, develop and elevate players, leading to overall team success at the highest levels. Through our development mindset and structure, the utilization of our world class facility, as well as our expert staff, our players are given the best opportunity to advance in the game. In 2023-2024, our players will continue to participate in the UBMD Impact Training sessions and our Academy of Hockey development sessions. 

If you are interested or have any questions about our teams, please contact the appropriate person below. 

Development Teams: Nick Lampman - nick.lampman@harborcenter.com

9U-12U Teams: Ed Grudzinski - ed.grudzinski@sabres.com

13U-16U Teams: Mark Mobus - mmobus@buffalojuniorsabres.com

18U & 20U Teams: Sean Wallace - sean.wallace@harborcenter.com

Tryouts for our Development Teams and the Tier 1 9U-12U Teams will be held on Tuesday, February 28, 2023. Times will be announced on our website soon. 

Additional information on the Buffalo Jr. Sabres Youth Hockey Organization is available online at www.buffalojuniorsabres.com.

2023-2024 BJS Coaching Announcement