Jets Assistant Coach Ryan Black Advances to USHL

Aug 9, 2023

The Janesville Jets, proud members of the North American Hockey League, announced today that assistant coach Ryan Black is advancing to become the Assistant Coach of the Sioux Falls Stampede of the United States Hockey League (USHL).

Black leaves Janesville after two productive seasons with an overall record of 57-53-5-7 (.525%).

“Ryan played a key role in the skill development and advancement of our players. We wish him continued success in Sioux Falls,” said Jets President Bill McCoshen. “Coach Black connected with players in a way that maximized their potential. His great success in his hockey career directly transferred to his approach as a coach”.

The Jets’ mission is to develop and advance our players and staff while providing affordable family entertainment to our community. “Advancement is a core value of this organization, and it’s not just for the players but all members of the Jets family.” said Jets Head Coach and General Manager Joe Dibble.“We’re looking forward to seeing his progression and know that his departure will open the door for someone ready to take their career to the next level here in Janesville. Wheels up, Ryan!”

“We have begun our search for a new assistant coach and already have a strong list of candidates. We’re working to have our coach as soon as possible,” said McCoshen. GM Joe Dibble is leading the search team with help from McCoshen and Jets co-owner Joe Pavelski.