Head Coach/General Manager: Chris Flaugher
2015-16 NA3HL General Manager of the Year
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.
Assistant Coach/Strength and Conditioning Coach: C.J. Jung
C.J. Jung is entering his third 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 Output Performance in Brentwood, MO. He lives in St. Louis with his wife Kelsey and their daughter Ryleigh.
Assistant Coach/Goaltending Coach: Mark Staub
Assistant Coach: Lukas Daniels