ST. CHARLES CHILL ANNOUCE ASSISTANT COACH
ST. CHARLES, MO: The St. Charles Chill, of the Central Hockey League, named Sean Ferrell Assistant Coach on Tuesday.
The St. Charles Chill President and General Manager Nicole Kupaks and Head Coach Jamie Rivers named Sean Ferrell as the team’s assistant coach. Ferrell, who resides in the St. Louis area, will work alongside Coach Rivers when the puck drops this October.
“Sean has been involved in hockey for over 30 years,” stated Head Coach Jamie Rivers. “I have worked with him for the past year and a half, he is well respected in the hockey community. I knew right away that he was the right guy for the job.”
“When we were looking for the final piece of our coaching staff, we needed someone who was committed to the game and to the community and we found both in Sean Ferrell.” said President and General Manager Nicole Kupaks.
As assistant coach for the Chill, Coach Ferrell will assist in all practices and will be on the bench for all of the games. Coach Ferrell will also take part in recruiting, team formation and community relations.
“First, I would like to thank my wife and family for their support over the years. I am very honored to have been offered this opportunity to coach with the St. Charles Chill, assist Jamie Rivers and work with Nicole Kupaks,” says Assistant Coach Sean Ferrell. “I have been working in skill development for the last 7 years professionally and have worked with some of the best players in the world. I am excited to take my coaching career behind the bench with Jamie and the Chill.”
Ferrell is from St. Louis, played youth hockey and junior hockey locally in the late 80’s. He has been coaching for over 16 years with experience in the following organizations: USA Hockey, USHL, NAHL and AAA hockey. The last 7 years he has been working in skill development at the NHL/AHL level.
Sean is married to Cindi and they have four children: Adam, Parker, Killian and Bella.