Yellowstone names Sears as assistant coach
July 19, 2016
The Yellowstone Quake of the NA3HL are pleased to announce the hiring of Greg Sears as Assistant Coach for the 2016-17 season of the NA3HL Team.
"Sears is a great addition to not only the bench but recruiting side of the game for the Quake going forward," said Ryan Theros, General Manager and Head Coach. "The experience Greg has along with his passion for the game will help in every aspect of what we are trying to accomplish here in the development of these players we have coming to Yellowstone, I'm very excited for him to be on the bench with me and help continue to build on the success we had last season."
A Webster, Wisconsin native, Greg Sears brings over ten years of coaching experience to the Quake program. Last season Sears served as the Head Coach for the Atlanta Fire U18 AAA hockey program in Alpharetta, Georgia.
Prior to his time in Atlanta, Sears spent the 2013-14 season as an Assistant Coach for the Coulee Region Chill of the North American Hockey League.
Along with experience in the NAHL, Sears has spent eight years as a Head Prep hockey coach in Wisconsin, spending four years at both Webster High School, and La Crosse Central High School. In addition Coach Sears has worked with Top Dog Hockey program out of Minneapolis, Minnesota for ten years.
Coach Sears played junior hockey for the Northwest Wisconsin Knights previously of the SIJHL and MNJHL, and followed that up by playing ACHA hockey at the University of Minnesota.
Sears earned a Degree in personal fitness from Heritage University in 2009.
“The Quake Organization is Lucky to have Greg on board and can’t wait to get started,” remarked Theros.