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COACHING STAFF

 

Head Coach/General Manager: Chris Flaugher

2015-16 NA3HL General Manager of the Year

314-587-5871 (cell)
314-849-5359 (fax)
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Head Coach Chris Flaugher is entering his 5th year behind the bench for the Jr. Blues.  For the past 4 years, Coach Flaugher has guided the team to a record of 114-62-13.  During that time, the Jr. Blues have won two Midwest Division Regular Season Titles, Two Midwest Division Playoff Titles, and one Central Division Playoff Title.
Coach Flaugher began his coaching career with the Affton Americans program and the St. Louis Jr. Blues in 2003.  During his time with Affton he served as the head coach for the Midget Minors CSDHL team from 2008-2010.  While coaching U16s he won a CSDHL Regular Season and Playoff championship, three straight Missouri state championships and twice reached the USA Hockey National Championship finals. After spending three years with the U16s Chris moved up to the U18s where he won a USA Hockey National Championship in 2013.  Flaugher was also an assistant coach with the St. Louis Jr. Blues in 2004-2006.  During that time he was part of three USA Hockey Jr. B National Championship teams working alongside St. Louis Amateur Hockey Hall of Fame coach Jack Behan.

Prior to his coaching career, Coach Flaugher grew up playing in the Affton Americans hockey program.  After completing his youth hockey career, Chris played four years for the St. Louis Jr. Blues and was the team captain for the 2000 Hurster Cup Championship team.  Upon finishing up his junior career, he transferred to St. Mary’s University of MN where he played three years of NCAA Division III hockey for the Cardinals. Chris lives in St. Louis with his wife, Julie, and their two sons, Christopher and Jack.


Assistant Coach: Greg AndersonIMG_0804

gr_anderson@hotmail.com

Greg Anderson has been an assistant coach of the Jr. Blues since 2011-2012, where he has focused on defense and special teams. Greg began his coaching career in 2007-08 with the Affton Americans U12 CSDHL program, winning the league in his second season. From 2008 to 2014, he was in charge of the hockey program at Lindbergh High School in Sappington, MO, where he turned the Flyers into one of the city’s best teams. During his tenure, LHS reached the semi-finals of Wickenheiser Cup (the second-division playoffs of St Louis’ prep hockey league) once and the Challenge Cup (first-division playoffs) semis twice. He advanced many of his players at Lindbergh to higher-level hockey, from college club to the Jr. Blues to even the US National Team Development Program.

A native of Arnold, MO, Anderson began his hockey career with the Meramec Sharks before moving with his family to Bellingham, WA. There, he played with the Semiahmoo and Cloverdale Hockey Clubs, both located in Vancouver, BC, Canada. He returned to St Louis to play three seasons with the Jr. Blues from 1998-99 to 2000-01, being named team captain in his final season. Greg then played college hockey with Marian University in NCAA Division III, before transferring to Robert Morris University (Chicago) in the ACHA, where he graduated with a bachelor’s in business administration. Currently, Greg works as a project manager with a steel construction firm. He lives in De Soto, Mo. with his wife, Laurie. Outside of hockey, his hobbies include golf, fishing, and dirt-track auto racing.


Assistant Coach/Strength and Conditioning Coach: C.J. Jung

cjjung88@gmail.com

C.J. Jung is entering his second season as a Jr. Blues assistant coach, with a special focus on strength and conditioning. C.J. grew up in Oakville, MO and played for the Affton Americans throughout his youth career before joining the Jr. Blues in 2006. He was part of the 2006 and 2007 USA Hockey National Championship teams. In addition, Jung also won a Missouri state high school hockey title in 2006 with Oakville High, breaking what was at the time the nation’s longest prep sports winning streak in the process.

After his junior career, C.J. attended Missouri State University in Springfield, MO, where he played ACHA hockey. Jung was named the Ice Bears’ rookie of the year in 2008 and offensive MVP in 2010. He graduated from MSU with a bachelor’s degree in exercise science in 2012. Currently, he works as a personal trainer at Project Deliverance in south St. Louis city. He lives in St. Louis with his wife Kelsey and their daughter Ryleigh.


Assistant Coach/Goaltending Coach: Mark Staub

mdstaub@gmail.com


SCOUTING STAFF
Director of Player Personnel: Jeremy Daughaday
Midwest Scout: Brendan Doud
Midwest Scout: Sean Nicholson