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Coaches Profiles

Dan Charleston
Varsity Head Coach  

This is Coach Charleston's 12th year as head coach of the AC Boys' Hockey team. After high school, Coach Charleston moved on to the Green Bay Gamblers & the Chicago Steel in the USHL and to college hockey at the University of Nebraska-Omaha where he became the 4th highest scorer in UNO history. Dan went on to play for the Detroit Red Wings and New Jersey Devils organizations. He also won two MSHSL state championships as a player and coach.

Ryan King
Varsity Assistant Coach 

This is Coach King's 9th year with the program. Coach King played for Duluth Marshall and was captain for two years. After graduation, he completed a degree as a Doctor of Chiropractic. Ryan is a two-time Level 5 Master Coach, a member of the Hockey Education Program Committee and authored the Minnesota Junior Hockey League’s protocol for concussions. He has been with the High-Performance League at the 16U and 18U levels for over 4 years.

Dan Strot
Varsity Assistant Coach /Skills Coach

This is Dan’s first year coaching with the Wings. He comes with decades of coaching experience. He has coached at the collegiate and junior level as well as been a scout at many levels. He has a wealth of knowledge in teaching the game of hockey.

Jonah Jangula
Junior Varsity Head Coach

AHS 2019 graduate and former Wings HS Hockey player from 2016-2019. Jonah served in leadership roles of the wings in 2017-18 and 18-19 seasons. After graduating, Jonah went on to play for the Granite City Lumberjacks and the Willmar Warhawks of the NA3HL. He was also a Ted Brill Great 8 pick and Minnesota Seniors CCM NIT player. Jonah can’t wait to start the season and give back to the wings program.

Floyd Beecham Jr.
Junior Varsity Assistant Coach

This is Coach Floyd Beecham’s first year with the AC High School Hockey Program. He comes with 19 Years of coaching experience at multiple levels with three different hockey associations, with one trip to State as head coach. He has received training as a Skills Coach and Team Coach, instructed by two former NHL Skill Coaches over the 5 years with the Northern Edge Elite Hockey, while he coached their Reebok National AAA Teams. For the past three years and currently Floyd is serving as the Head Coach for the MN High Performance Fall League at the 18U level.

Andrew Cooper
Goalie Coach 

Coach Cooper is back for a 4th season as the Wings goalie coach. He has been coaching in the Armstrong-Cooper Youth Hockey Association for the last 10 years, starting at the Mite level and working with our youth association goalies at Mites through Bantams. He has been goalie coordinator for the last four years.