Jr. Reign Announce 2021-2022 Teams and Coaching Staff!

by Jen Gehringer

{Southern California, May 20th, 2021}  -  The Jr. Reign  is excited to announce our teams and coaches for the upcoming 2021-22 season.
With teams ranging from 6U to 18U B, BB, A, AA & AAA levels, the Jr. Reign is the official youth hockey club of the Ontario Reign (AHL), the affiliate of the LA Kings (NHL).
“We are grateful to have the opportunity to offer players and families elite level programming from 8U to 18U levels with an athlete centered development approach, professional and experienced coaching, and a family friendly experience to the Southern California hockey community,” said Paul Esdale, Chief of Hockey Operations.
All Jr. Reign A, B, and AA teams will participate in SCAHA (Southern California Amateur Hockey Association) local league play. AA (Tier 2), and AAA (Tier 1) will participate in the CAHA (California Amaeteur Hockey Association) schedule as well as the NAPHL (North American Prospects Hockey League).
“We are excited to offer Jr. Reign Tier players the opportunity to compete as part of the NAPHL and expose players to elite hockey against teams from all over North America as well as experience educational and scouting opportunities that come with being a part of the NAPHL league”, said Tomas Kapusta, Director of High Performance.
“We are thrilled to offer our players a full pathway of development from 8U through the highest levels of youth hockey and help players grow towards their highest ambitions,” said Darren Berezowski, Director of Player Development.
Introducing the Head Coaches and Jr.Reign Club Teams for the 2021- 2022 season. To read more about our professional and experienced coaches, please visit: https://www.jrreign.com/coaches

18U AAA - Tomas Kapusta, David Vychodil
18U AA - David Vychodil
16U AAA - Tomas Kapusta, David Vychodil
16U AA - David Vychodil
15O AAA - Tomas Kapusta, David Vychodil
14U AAA - Tomas Kapusta, Josh Newton
14U AA - Josh Newton
14UA - Tony Steege
12U AA - Josh Newton
8U A - Paul Esdale

Riverside Location Teams
8U B - Oscar Huezo
8U Gretzky - Oscar Huezo
10U BB - Josh Newton & Gabe Miklovich
10U B - Gabe Miklovich
12U A - Paul Esdale
12U B - Gabe Miklovich

Carlsbad Location Teams
8U B - Paul Esdale
8U Gretzky - TBA
10U BB - Paul Esdale & Darren Berezowski
10U B - TBA
12U A/B- Tony Steege

Head Goaltending Coach - Noble Tucker
Assistant Goaltending Coach - Justin Lakin
Player Advancement Advisor- Wayne Kosior
Player Advancement Coordinator - Domenick Dicicco

*Jr. Reign tryouts and  tryout program registration is available for all age groups for the Riverside, Carlsbad, and Paramount locations. Players interested in next season's teams are encouraged to apply at  http://form.jotform.com/jrreign/jr-reign-player-application-f so they can work on their skills with Jr. Reign coaches and prepare for tryouts upcoming in June.