Lev Cohen Head of Western Scouting and Player Development
Lev Cohen is located out of Denver, CO, and heads up scouting in the western United States for the Jets organization. Lev has been scouting for nine years, including six years in the NAHL and four with the Janesville Jets. Lev scouts players from multiple states, including but not limited to: Colorado, Texas, Arizona, California, Utah, Washington, and Oregon. As the head of western scouting for the Jets, Lev has the opportunity to see almost every AAA team and several AA teams from all across the western half of the country.
In addition to heading up western scouting, Lev is also involved in player development for the Jets organization. Lev plays a major role in the Western pre-draft camp out of California. In the Colorado area he also runs high-end camps and leagues, and helps train players for the next level. Lev coaches with the Colorado Thunderbirds organization with the U13 and U14 level.
Jon Jonasson Midwest Regional Scout
Jon Jonasson a native of Bloomington, MN played junior hockey in the MNJHL, following his junior career he had a short stint at the Minor Professional level with the Evansville Iceman through 2009. Jon started his coaching career in 2009 with the Phoenix Polar Bears Junior A team in the WSHL helping bring the Polar Bears to a Western Division championship. Following his first year coaching in the WSHL. He and his wife moved back to MN where Jon helped run the Chaska/Chanhassen youth program and coached the Bantam A team and found his true passion for player development, while in MN he was also the Director of Recruiting and Player Development for the Cheyenne Stampede of the WSHL. From 2011 through 2014, Jon served as the first head coach of an expansion team in the Tier III Junior A MNJHL, the Steele County Blades. Following his 2 year stint in building the Steele County Blades program he moved to Helena, MT where he was the head coach and general manager of the Helena Bighorns of the NA3HL until 2016.
Jon is currently the Head Coach/ GM of the Breezy Point North Stars of the NA3HL. In his time coaching he has moved several players to the tier 2 level and 30+ players to the collegiate level including NCAA D1, NCAA D3, ACHA D1. Jon and his wife Kellie, and 2 daughters Skylar and Charlie currently reside in Breezy Point, Minnesota.
Jon has a strong passion for player development and coaching and is very excited to be a part of the Janesville Jets organization, who embody player development and advancement to well respected NCAA Programs and the USHL.
Please note that all inquiries related to youth camps, player tryouts, scouting and recruiting should be directed to Head Coach and General Manager Joe Dibble at firstname.lastname@example.org or (612) 978-0519