The Mercer Chiefs would like to announce that Mike Bendorf (AA) and Chris Schnieder (A) will coach the Bantam division teams this season.
Bendorf is a USA Hockey Level 4 certified coach with 15 years of coaching experience. Mike has coached all levels of hockey, from Learn-to-Play through High School. He has coached in the Chiefs organization for 5 years with prior stints at Junior Phantoms, Grundy Senators, and Lawrence Flames. Bendorf was head coach of the Nottingham High School from 2006-2010, before deciding to coach travel only.
Schnieder is a USA Hockey Level 4 certified coach with 18 years of coaching experience. Chris has coached all levels of hockey, from Learn-to-Play through High School and Juniors. He is entering his 4th year with the Chiefs. In prior years, Chris was involved with the Princeton Tigers and Grundy Senators. Also, he was head coach of the PDS JV Boys program from 1992–1999. Chris' playing experience includes NJYHL, DVHL, Notre Dame High School, Rochester Americans, and continues to play today.
Due to the outstanding turnout at the 99AAA tryouts, there will be a free pre-skate this Sunday at Iceland (5pm). Goalies are encouraged to attend!