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      2022-2023 Esmark Stars AAA Hockey Corporate Sponsors

      The Esmark Stars AAA Hockey Program would like to thank our 2022-2023 corporate sponsors!

      412 Plumbing
      A Martini & Co
      Burke & Bradley
      Care at Home Preferred
      Countywide Petroleum
      Diamond Supply Co
      National Hydraulics
      Rhoads Orthodontic Specialists
      Simpson & McGrady, LLC
      TruPar America

      Your support and assistance helps make our program possible!

      Esmark to Junior to NCAA - Success Stories

      Tryout Success Stories - Christian Gorscak

      Former Esmark Stars forward Christian Gorscak used an NAHL tryout camp to get on to the Johnstown Tomahawks radar. Three seasons later, Gorscak was named the North American Hockey League's Most Valuable Player. From Esmark to Johnstown to Niagara University, to earn his way into NCAA Division I hockey.

      Christian Gorscak

      NAHL MVP - former Esmark Stars Christian Gorscak

      TRYOUT SUCCESS STORIES - Dusty Geregach

      Former Esmark Stars defenseman Dustin Geregach successfully followed the NAPHL to NAHL to NCAA pathway, from Esmark to Johnstown to Mercyhurst University, to earn his way into NCAA Division I hockey.

      Esmark Stars AAA 2022-2023 COACHES

      The Esmark Stars AAA Hockey Club is pleased to announce their head coaches and skills instructors for the 2022-2023 season.

      18U AAA - Dave Kosick; Yuri Krivokhija (National Bound)
      16U AAA - Yuri Krivokhija; Dave Kosick (National Bound)
      15U AAA - (2007) Chris Stern (National Bound)
      14U AAA - (2008) Tony Trovato (National Bound)
      13U AAA - (2009) Dalton Moore; Luke Kopchak
      12U AAA - (2010) Nate Nehnevajsa; CJ Stellabotte
      11U AAA - (2011) CJ Stellabotte; Nate Nehnevajsa

      General Manager - Dave Kosick
      Skills and Training Director - Yuri Krivokhija
      Skills and Training Director - Nilan Nagy
      Skills and Instruction Coach - MIke Heltman
      Skills and Instruction Coach - Luke Kopchak
      Skills and Instruction Coach - CJ Stellabotte
      Goaltender Skills and Instruction Coach - Nick Mish

      Yuri Krivokhija and Nilan Nagy will serve as "skills training" directors and Nick Mish will again serve as the goaltending coach for Esmark Stars AAA Hockey. In these roles, they will focus efforts on development and skills training with all Esmark AAA teams.

      Scheduling Games with the Esmark Stars for 2022-2023 Season

      Tier I AAA teams interested in scheduling games with the Esmark Stars teams for the 2022-23 season at the Midget 18U, Midget 16U, Midget 15U, Bantam 14U, Bantam 13U, Pee Wee U12 and Pee Wee U11 levels should contact Dave Kosick, General Manager Esmark Stars AAA Hockey, (

      Esmark Stars Coaching Applications

      The Esmark Stars AAA Hockey Club is now accepting applications for head and assistant coaching positions for the 2022-2023 season.

      The Esmark Stars AAA Hockey Club will consist of seven (7) Tier I AAA teams for the 2022-2023 season offering teams at the 18U, 16U, 15U, 14U, 13U, 12U, and 11U levels. 

      The Esmark Stars AAA Hockey Club is a national and internationally recognized club that provides elite level training and development.  The club provides Tier I hockey players exposure on a regional, national and international level mixed with on- and off-ice training designed to allow each player to maximize their potential ... all while providing constructive lessons that allow them to excel in life.

      If you are interested in joining the coaching ranks of the Esmark Stars AAA Hockey Club, please click on link below and complete the form.

      If you have any questions please contact Dave Kosick at

      We appreciate your interest in joining the Esmark Stars AAA Club and helping our players ... Shoot for the Stars!

      BILLET FAMILIES WANTED: 2022-2023 Season

      Know a family interested in opening their house to a travel hockey player billet for the 2022-2023 season?

      The Esmark Stars AAA Hockey Club is seeking families interested in serving as billet families. Families, both from within and outside of the Esmark Stars, Pittsburgh Viper Stars and Pittsburgh Viper Hockey Organization, are encouraged to participate.

      If your family would be interested in participating or if you have any questions, please contact Dave Kosick @ (


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