Bob Pierce, Head Coach (18U)
Bob is entering his fifth season coaching for the Pittsburgh Huskies organization. He has coached a number of our championship teams at three different age levels, 14U, 16U and most recently, 18U in 2019/2020. His teams have won multiple tournaments, including the Tampa Bay Lightning Invitational in 2020. Coach Pierce previously coached in the North Hills Vipers organization, with championship success at the 12U level. Bob currently holds his USA Hockey Level 3 certification.
Bob’s coaching philosophy is to always have fun, while working hard to achieve success, but most of all, to mold our players into the best they can be in all walks of life.
Jim Schwarzbach, Head Coach (14U)
Jim is entering his 14th season coaching in PAHL. The 2020/21 season will be his third as a head coach in the Huskies organization. Jim has previously held the head coach position with the Butler Valley Dawgs Squirt AA team. Jim holds a USA Hockey Level 4 certification.
Michael Longo, Assistant Coach (14U)
Michael is entering his third season as an assistant coach with the Pittsburgh Huskies and his fourth season overall. Michael grew up playing Tier I hockey in the Pittsburgh area, including playing juniors for the Mahoning Valley Phantoms. He then moved on to play at Penn State, where he was a member of their inaugural NCAA Division I team. Michael has a noticeable and infectious passion for the game and his attention to detail can be seen by watching one of his high paced practices. Michael holds a USA Hockey Level 3 certification.
J.S. Aubin, Goaltending Coach
J.S. is entering his third season working with the Pittsburgh Huskies organization. As a goaltending consultant, he works directly with all of our teams goaltenders in a 1-on-1 setting.
J.S. enjoyed a great playing career at the professional level. In the NHL, he was the starting goaltender for the Pittsburgh Penguins in the late 1990s/early 2000s. His experience at the highest levels of the game provides insights to our goaltenders that is hard to find elsewhere.