2024-2025 Buffalo Jr. Sabres Coaching Announcement


January 31, 2024

Patrick Kaleta, the President and Director of Hockey Operations for the Buffalo Jr. Sabres is excited to announce the coaches for the 2024-2025 season. 

7U Development – Sean O’Connell, Pat Kaleta, Corey Muff

8U Development – Tim Kennedy, Eric Damiani, Sean Hayden

9U Development – Geoff Braun

10U Development – Keith Murphy

11U Development  - Jason Nightingale, Peter Ratchuk

Squirt Minor (9U – 2015) – Cody McCormick, Greg McQuiggan

Squirt Major (10U – 2014) – Bob Janosz, Rich Smith

Pee Wee Minor  (11U – 2013) – Steve Smith, Nick Suchan

Pee Wee Major (12U -  2012) – Chris Mazzu, Mark Kuczmanski

Bantam Minor (13U – 2011) – Dylan Seitz, Dustin Brown

Bantam Major (14U - 2010) – Jason Nightingale, Dave Smith

15U (2009) – Cos Polino, Patrick Kaleta

16U (2008) – Dustin Brown

18U (2006 & 2007) – Jacob Brozyna, Ryan Zimmerman

Girls 12U – Tom Occhino, Crystal Brocato, Rich Smith

Girls 14U – Pete Desantis, Dan Reiford, Tom Alberalla

OJHL – 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 2024-2025, 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 & 10U: Matthew Torres – matthew.torress@sabres.com

11U-14U: Ed Grudzinski – ed.grudzinski@sabres.com

15O-18U: Mark Mobus – mmobus@buffalojuniorsabres.com

Girls 12U & 14U: Nicole Brown – nicolebrown@buffalojuniorsabres.com

OJHL: Sean Wallace – sean.wallace@harborcenter.com

Tryouts dates and 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.