02.14.17 | 2017-2018 Coaches Announced for Cleveland Barons Black Teams

2003 Cleveland Barons Black: Ryan Whitson  r.whitson@icloud.com

Ryan is a native of Bowling Green, OH. After finishing his playing career with the BGSU Club team he began coaching at the Bantam AA Level. He went on to coach Midget and High School hockey including Bowling Green High School. Ryan works as an instructor at the Okicki Hockey Training Center. His  This will be his 6th year of coaching Bantam AA and his 2nd with the Barons.

2004 Cleveland Barons Black: Mike Glover  mgloves99@gmail.com

Mike has coached 25 years with Winterhurst Warriors, Cleveland Hockey Alliance and the Cleveland Barons organization. 2000-2008 he coached Avon High School, 2010-2012 he was the head coach for St. Edwards JV team, 2005-2014 he coached the Cleveland Warriors, Cleveland Alliance and the last two seasons have coached the 2004 Barons Selects.

2005 Cleveland Barons Black: Mike Pinzone coachpinzy@gmail.com

Mike is the current coach of the 02 Barons Black team and has been coaching since 2001.  In that time, he has coached for Findlay, Parma, Strongsville, Padua, Team Ohio, and the Barons.  His teams have found success along the way, while maintaining a focus on player development.  He also has worked as a referee in Junior (CSHL, NAHL, USHL) and collegiate (ACHA, CHA, CHA Women’s, CCHA) hockey.  He has also worked multiple USA Hockey District and National Championships.

2006 Cleveland Barons Black: Robbie Whidden robwhid@yahoo.com

Robbie played hockey and graduated from St. Edward High School in 1988. His coaching career goes back to 1996 with the Cleveland Barons program as an assistant coach with the midget major team, junior team and was a head coach in 1998 for the bantams which were a national semi finalist.  He then went to St. Edward High School to become an assistant coach in 2000-2005 where they were Ohio State Champs in 2002, 2004, and 2005.  In 2005 – 2010 he was named Head coach and won an Ohio State Championship in 2008.  In 2011-2013 he was the Orange High School head coach.

2007 Cleveland Barons Black: Georgi Feduolov  georgif@att.net

Georgi has an impressive hockey playing background—from playing with the Red Army team in Russia to the Fargo-Moorhead Express in North Dakota in the AHA. He also played professional roller hockey in St. Louis in the WRHL. Georgi has extensive coaching experience, as well. He was the former head coach of Lake Catholic High School, and currently an assistant coach with University School. He also trains players at GHA—Georigi’s Hockey Academy—with a strong emphasis on skill development.

2008 Cleveland Barons Black: Justin Wolf  justinwolf33@yahoo.com

A Parma Heights native, Justin played goalie for Padua Franciscan H.S. from 1997-2001. He received two state runner up titles in 2000 and 2001, and was named Plain Dealer Goalie of the Year in 2001. After high school, Justin went on to play for the University of Toledo. Shortly thereafter, he became Padua Franciscan’s Goalie Coach and began coaching youth hockey for SYHC and The Cleveland Barons.

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