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KC Jets Staff

KC Jets High School JV/Varsity Coaches Staff

Head Varsity Coach: Gary Emmons

Coach Emmons has been with the Jets since the inception of the program in 2007.  Coach Emmons played 13 years of professional hockey, mainly with the San Jose Sharks organizations. Coach Emmons played youth hockey in Canada and played for the Canada National Team. Coach Emmons played college Hockey at Northern Michigan where he earned  WCHA First Team selection twice and was a two time finalist for the Hobey Baker Award. Coach Emmons moved to Kansas City in 1991 when he was a member of the San Jose organization to play for the Kansas City Blades.  After his professional career Coach Emmons started his coaching career as an Assistant Coach for the Blades. Before being selected as the Head Coach for the Jets, Coach Emmons coached Squirt, Pee Wee and Bantam Level hockey for the Kansas City Youth Association.    

Head JV Coach: Connor Bowman

Coach Bowman is in his 1st year as a member of the Jets Staff. Coach Bowman starting playing competitive hockey with the Kansans City Youth Association and continue playing through Juniors and College Hockey.  Coach Bowman starting coaching youth hockey in the Kansas City Youth Associations in 2016.

Assistant Coach for Varsity and JV: Jordan Maloney   

Coach Maloney has been a member of the Jets Coaching staff since the 2016-2017 season. Coach Maloney played hockey in the Blade Organization in Kansas City, and has coached several years of youth hockey from Squirt through Bantam levels in the Kansas City Youth Association before joining the Jets staff.  

KC Jets Midget 16U Staff

Head Coach: Mike Kempkes

Assistant Coach: Matt Stephenson