Coaches

Head Coach - Steve Yackley - Coach Yackley is currently in his 6th year of coaching youth hockey and his second with Bishop Dwenger Saints.  He has coached or several  youth programs including B/BB house hockey in Dearborn (MI), A/AA travel hockey for Compuware (MI), and in the FWYH league.  Coach Yackley recently attended the USA Level 5 Coaching Symposium in Las Vegas, Nevada before the 2014-2015 season and will be expecting his Level 5 Masters Coaching License early next year. 

Coach Yackley grew up playing youth hockey in southeaster Michigan for various travel programs, before joining the Honeybaked AAA program.  From there, he played several more seasons for the Ann Arbor program (C for two seasons) and the Victory Honda AAA program.  While on the Ann Arbor program, Coach Yackley had an offer to play for the Shattuck St. Mary's program in Minnesota, but turned down the offer to continue his education at the University of Detroit Jesuit High School in Detroit, MI.  He finished off his competitive career playing his Junior and Senior years for this high school program, where he captained the team for his senior year, earning the Hockey Baker Memorial Character Award, Academic All State honors, and All Catholic All Academic team honors.  He graduated valedictorian of his high school before going on to the University of Michigan to pursue a career in education.  He continues to play adult hockey league, where he has been a part of several championships in "B" and "C" leagues.

John Shupe - Assistant Coach

Gregg James - Assistant Coach

Brad James - Assistant Coach

Jeff Sather  - Assitant Coach