Front Office

General Manager: Ray Welsh


Ray serves as the General Manager for the Elmira Jr. Soaring Eagles Junior A Hockey Club.

Welsh brings a plethora of experience to the program in his 6th season in a row as General Manager of the NA3HL Franchise. Throughout those six seasons, Welsh has managed multiple Championship caliber teams. His teams have made the National Championships for four out of the last six seasons, as well as finishing as a National Semi-Finalist two of the years.



Head Coach: Trevor Simonson (Southern New Hampshire, ’18)


Trevor currently serves as the Head Coach for the Elmira Jr. Soaring Eagles Junior A Hockey Club.

Trevor started his junior hockey career with the Arizona Redhawks in the WSHL before moving to the Butte Roughriders in the NPHL. In 30 games, he collected 11 points and led the Roughriders to a post season playoff run. He then played for the Columbia Valley Rockies in the KIJHL and had short stints with the Boston Bulldogs, Richmond Generals, Cranston Reds, and Walpole Express. He finished his junior hockey career with the American Hockey Institute (AHI) Fighting Spirit in the NSHL and served as an Assistant Captain. He anchored the team on and off the ice and helped lead them to the AAU National Championships in Las Vegas, Nevada. He played NCAA Men’s Division 3 Hockey for the Daniel Webster College Eagles. After playing,¬†Trevor served as an Assistant Coach for the squad for the three seasons.

Trevor’s coaching skills assist Eagles players in on ice growth and development. He is a great teacher of the game of ice hockey from behind the bench.




Trainer: Becca Demario

Strength & Conditioning Coach: John Maio

Game-Day Operations/Broadcaster: Andy Ritter

Bus Driver: Jose Rivera

Photographer: Jenn Thomas-Murphy