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John Parco
Head Coach


Entering his third season with the Thunderbirds ... Named the NOJHL's Coach Of The Year in 2017-2018 ... Helped guide the Thunderbirds to a regular season in 2018-2019

Marc Disano
Associate Coach


Entering his thrid season as Thunderbirds associate coach for the 2018-2019 season... Had a lengthy coaching career with Sault Major... Coached several AAA teams and won an NOHL title in the 2014-2015 season... Attended the Team NOHA Development Weekend in 2015 as coach for one of the teams... Coached under Keith Primeau's Durham hockey institute for 3 seasons, where elite players from all over North America attended various showcases

Joey Miller
Assistant Coach

Entering his second full season as Thunderbirds Assistant Coach ...Played four full seasons with the Thunderbirds from 2012-2016 ... Helped the Thunderbirds win Copeland Cup McNamara Trophies in 2015 & 2016 ... Recipient of the Ted Brooks Memorial Trophy in 2013 for player excellence in the community ... Recipient of the Thunderbirds Players' Player Award in 2016 ... Holds the Thunderbirds record for most career playoff games played with 56

Terry Barbeau
Goalie Coach

Barbeau, who is in his fourth season with the T-Birds, spent eight seasons as goalie coach with the Soo Greyhounds from 2002-2010 and served as goalie coach for the Saginaw Spirit in 2012, 2013 & 2014. The Sault native also spent time as a volunteer goalie coach with the Lake Superior State Lakers hockey club in 2000, 2001, 2002, 2011, 2012, 2014 & 2016 - present.

Erik Christenson
Athletic TrainerPysiotherapist

Trevor Zachary
General Manager

Trevor returns for his third season as General Manager of Hockey and Business Operations. Trevor has over 15 years of experience in Business Marketing, Branding, & Events. He played at the University of Windsor (1993-1996) as well as Lakehead University (1996-1997), and has Coaching experience at the High School and AAA Minor Hockey levels in Sault Ste. Marie".

Anthony Miller
Social Media

Chris Carr
Equipment Assistant



Ann Varco
Game Night Staff


Maureen Greco
Game Night Staff


Marilyn Schmidt
Game Night Staff



Don Stares



Matt Stefano
Communications & In Game Announcer

Bob Davies
Team Photographer

Shawn Folz
Website Admin

Taylor Trecroce
Game Day

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