Scouting Staff

Mike Mondoux – Director of Scouting and Player Personnel

Mike Mondoux begins his first year with Rebels organization for the 2019-20 season. Prior to joining the Rebels, Mike spent five seasons with the Corpus Christi IceRays NAHL organization.  Three years as the teams Director of Scouting & Player Development. Mondoux also spent two seasons as one of the team's scouts.

The Grand Island, N.Y., native produced numerous products currently in the NAHL, USHL and NCAA. Over 100 players over his coaching career have gone on to higher levels of hockey including 37 to NCAA Division I programs, three of whom have moved on to play in the National Hockey League (NHL) or be drafted by NHL teams: Dylan Blujus (Tampa Bay), Alex Iafello (LA Kings) and former NAHL player Cole Schneider (Ottawa and Buffalo).

Mondoux spent eight seasons with the Buffalo Regals/Jr. Sabres program, serving as head coach of the 18u squad for eight seasons from 2006 to 2014, leading the team to seven Sectional Titles, seven New York State Championships, and two Eastern Division Titles in the Tier 1 Elite Hockey League (T1EHL). In addition, he also served as the head coach for Kenmore West High School for five seasons from 2007 to 2012, becoming Lake Placid Tournament Champions in the process. He assisted two different Bowman Cup Tournament Champions in 2012 and 2013, Kenmore West High School in the 2006-07 season, Kenmore East High School for two seasons, and the Buffalo Saints 18U team for two seasons from 2004 to 2006 while assisting the team to two Sectional Titles and two New York State Championships.

As a player, he played two seasons for SUNY Brockport and earned State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Rookie of the Week during his first season. Mondoux also earned All-GOHL honors for Wheatfield Jr. B in the Greater Ontario Hockey League (GOHL) in 1996-97 and was a two-year captain for Grand Island High School. Following his playing career, he earned his Bachelor of Science in Physical Education from SUNY Brockport and his Masters in Adult Education from SUNY Buffalo State. Since 2002, he has worked as a physical education teacher in the Kenmore Tonawanda School District.

He currently resides in Grand Island, N.Y. with his family.

"I am extremely excited to start my first season with Jamestown.  Both the organization and coach Joe Coombs have a great reputation around the league.  My goal is to continue to build this successful program with expectation of winning a Robertson Cup."

 

Oktay Armagan – Director of Player Development

Oktay Armagan - Director of Player DevelopmentOktay enters his third year with the Rebels organization as the Director of Player Development.

Armagan played ACHA hockey for Towson University and then Rider University where he captained the team to three ACHA Division II final appearances. He possesses a Bachelor of Arts in Liberal Studies with a concentration in Applied Social Science from Rider.

He began his career with the National Hockey League’s St. Louis Blues as the Video Editor of Amateur Scouting for four years. Armagan then became an assistant coach for the 2005 ECHL’s Trenton Titans who won the Kelly Cup Championship. He also was a member of the 2014 ECHL’s Reading Royals Eastern Conference Champions coaching staff. Armagan served as an assistant coach for the NAHL’s New Jersey Titans during their inaugural season.

Armagan has over 22 years as a youth hockey coach and skills instructor. He currently is on the staff of the NAHL Central Scouting and USA Hockey Atlantic District Program. He is the Chief Executive Officer and Founder of the New Jersey Raiders company which trains players. He has successfully trained and developed over 35 NCAA/ACHA players in the last three years.

He resides in New Jersey with his wife Karen and their four children.

 

Dan Pszenyczny – Michigan Area Scout

 

 

 

 

 

Bill Coughlin – Massachusetts Area Scout

 

 

 

 

 

Scott Brydges – Minnesota Area Scout