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/Dan Pettibone
Dan Pettibone is a new addition to the Jr. Blues coaching staff in 2020-21. A native of Webster Groves, Missouri, Pettibone played for the Webster Wings youth program and at Webster Groves High. He then moved on to McKendree University in Lebanon, Illinois, where he was part of two MACHA championship teams. After a stint in the US Army Reserve, Pettibone moved to the Chicago area where he began coaching youth and high school teams in Barrington, Illinois.
He moved back to St. Louis in 2013 and has been a high-level coach in the area since, including with the St. Louis AAA Blues, St. Louis Prospects AAA, and St. John Vianney High School. Presently, Pettibone splits time between the Jr. Blues and the Affton Americans CSDHL 16U team, where he is also the head coach. He lives in St. Louis and is married.
Assistant Coach/Goaltending Coach: Mark Staub
Assistant Coach: Lukas Daniels
Lukas Daniels enters his second year with the Jr. Blues as an assistant coach. A native of Chesterfield, Missouri, Daniels grew up playing with the St. Louis AAA Blues before joining the Jr. Blues in 2012-13. In his lone season with the Jr. Blues, he scored 20 goals and added 19 assists in 46 games played. He then attended Lindenwood University in St. Charles, Missouri, where he was a four-year letterman for their ACHA Division I hockey program. In 114 career collegiate games, Daniels recorded 24 goals and 62 assists. He also served as team captain in 2016, when the Lions won the ACHA Division I National Championship.