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KC Jets Staff

KC Jets High School JV/Varsity Staff

Gary Emmons -- Varsity Head Coach

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.   

Radoslav Illo - JV Head Coach

Coach Illo joined the Jets Coaching staff during the 2020-2021 season after playing professional hockey for Kansas City Mavericks hockey team. Prior to joining the Jets Staff Coach Illo coached several youth teams in the Kansas City Youth Hockey Organization and has served as a personal representative of players, responsible for enhancing their hockey careers, on all levels of development and mentorship. Coach Illo graduated from Bemidji State University where he was a member of their Division I Hockey Program. Coach Illo played for Team Slovakia and as a co-captain lead his team at the 2009 World Junior Championship. In 2009 Coach Illo was a fifth round draft pick of the Anaheim Ducks and has played professional hockey in both North America and Europe. 

Jordan Maloney -- Varsity and JV Assistant Coach   

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.  

Gary Scibona - General Manager

Gary has been involved in Kansas City Youth Hockey since 2003 and has been the Jets General Manager since 2009-2010 Season..