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Carl Valimont

Head Coach - Varsity

Carl returned as head coach at Arrowhead last year after previously leading the program from 2000-2010. This will be his 13th year at Arrowhead and he has enjoyed coaching kids in the Milwaukee area at all levels following an 11-year pro career that ended in 1998.

In 2004-05 Carl lead Arrowhead to its first state tournament. They advanced to the state championship game and finished runner-up to Superior in overtime. That team was the first Milwaukee area school to play for a state title. In 2008-09 he lead the Warhawks back to Madison and they ran away with the tournament and the programs first state championship. His career coaching record of 195-75-9 (.715) in Wisconsin high school hockey is among the all-time coaching leaders and in 2004-05 and 2008-09 he was named Sectional Coach of the Year by the Wisconsin Hockey Coaches Association (WHCA). He was also named the All-Area Coach of the Year in 2002-03, 2004-05 and 2008-09.

Coach Valimont started playing hockey at the age of four and went on to attend high school at Avon Old Farms School in Avon, Connecticut. From 1984-1988 he played for the University of Massachusetts - Lowell where he graduated with a bachelor's degree in Marketing. In the 1985 NHL Entry Draft he was selected by the Vancouver Canucks with the 193th overall pick and played six seasons with the Milwaukee Admirals of the IHL. He joined the Houston Aeros in 1994 and played three seasons before concluding his career playing two years in the Deutch Eis Hockey League in Germany. Carl also played and coached with the Chicago Cheetahs of the Roller Hockey International Pro League for two seasons.

   

C.J. Erickson

Assistant Coach - Varsity

CJ joined the coaching staff in 2009-10 as an assistant. He began playing hockey at age 6 with the Waukesha Youth Hockey Association and joined the Arrowhead program as a freshman. He was a four year starter on varsity for Arrowhead and was named captain of the 2002-03 team that went 20-1-1. During his career with Arrowhead he earned first team All-Conference his Sophomore, Junior and Senior year and 1st Team All-Area and honorable mention All-State in 2002-03. He was also named defensive MVP for Arrowhead twice.

After high school CJ attended UW-Eau Claire where he played hockey at the D-3 college level and club level. He later transferred to UW-Milwaukee where he graduated in 2008 with a degree in Criminal Justice and Political Science.

   

J.J. Koehler

Assistant Coach - Varsity

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Nick Szalacinski

Assistant Coach - Varsity

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Jeff Rochon

Team Statistician

Jeff joined the Warhawk staff in 2001-02 and spent his first two seasons as an assistant coach with the JV team before moving to the varsity level where in addition to coaching he assumed responsibility for scheduling, statistics, video, scouting and media communication. In 2004 Jeff developed the team website and redesigned the team logo and uniforms. During the 2006-07 season he modified the D1 college KRACH rating formula and applied it to Wisconsin High School Hockey and publishes the STAK Ranking weekly on Wisconsin Prep Hockey.

Coach Rochon grew up playing youth hockey in Dodgeville, Wisconsin and competed against teams throughout South Central Wisconsin. He graduated from Dodgeville High School in 1989, where he lettered in football, wrestling, baseball and golf. Jeff went on to attend UW-Whitewater and received a Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design and Marketing in 1993.


COACHING STAFF
Head Coach Carl Valimont (13th Season)
Assistant Coaches CJ Erickson (8th Season), JJ Koehler, Nick Szalacinski (3rd Season)
Team Statistician Jeff Rochon (16th Season), Mark Weirichs (1st Season)
Goalie Coach Elliott Hogue (2nd Season)
Managers