2008 Elite Team

Head Coach: Jarkko Julkunen

Jarkko has over 24 years of coaching experience in Finland and Germany. Coach Julkunen has coached at the youth level, professional level and most recently was the Chief of Coaches for the Mad Dogs Mannheim in Germany. During his time coaching he worked with and developed several players that moved on to have professional careers in Finland and in the NHL. He will be entering in to his third season with the program and his first season with the 2008 Elite team and is excited to continue his coaching!


2008 Black Team

Head Coach: Justin Wolf

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. Justin will be entering his 6th season of coaching with the Cleveland Barons.

Assistant Coach: Nick Wolf

Nick began his hockey career at the youth level playing for Parma Heights and Strongsville and moved on to play high school hockey for Strongsville High School from 2003-2007. After high school Nick went on to play ACHA Division 1 Club Hockey for Youngstown State University (2009-2014). During his time at Youngstown State, Nick was provided the opportunity to coach at the PeeWee Level for the 2014 Youngstown Phantoms. For the past 5 seasons, Nick has coached youth hockey for The Cleveland Barons.