Coach Ryan begins his 6th season with the Vikings as a Head Coach at the Mite and Squirt level as well as Head Goalie Instructor. Coach Ryan is a life-long Viking, playing his entire youth hockey career here. After a standout playing career between the pipes for the Vikings, Ryan immediately began coaching and instructing youth players. Ryan has been a lead Goalie Instructor for the Vikings for several years as well as working with the Chicago Fury Tier I AAA Club and G.E.T. Goaltending School. As a player, Ryan helped lead his team to the USA Hockey National Championship Tournament twice bringing home the Silver Medal at the Midget Minor level.
Jeremiah grew up a southsider, playing Tier I AAA Hockey for Team Illinois where he was part of the National Championship Team for Midget Major. After AAA, Jeremiah played his Jr. A Hockey in the NAHL for the Danville Wings and also competed as a member of Team USA in international competition at the Junior Under 20 level winning the gold medal. Following his Junior A career, Jeremiah committed to play for the Fighting Irish of Notre Dame, where he helped lead his team for four CCHA Seasons. Jeremiah has been a goalie instructor for over 20 years working with goalies between the ages of 5 and 25.