Kearney, NE. – The Tri-City Storm has hired Shawn Sramek as an Assistant Coach ahead of the 2020-2021 season. Sramek joins the Storm organization after serving as an Assistant Coach for the Corpus Christi IceRays (NAHL).
Shawn Sramek, 26, of Clarkston, Michigan served as an Assistant Coach in the Oakland Jr. Grizzlies organization for five seasons prior to joining the Corpus Christi IceRays last season. He also served as a Video Coach for the Grizzlies’ 18U AAA team during the 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 seasons. Sramek also served as the Head Scout & Recruiter for the Lone Star Brahmas (NAHL) for two seasons prior to joining the Corpus Christi IceRays.
“First and foremost, I’m excited to join such a knowledgeable and experienced staff who have welcomed me with open arms and who have made me feel apart of everything right away. I bring a lot of passion and energy on a daily basis because I believe it fuels the players and has a big impact on their development. This staff has a lot of energy and loves the game and guys want to play for coaches like that.” Assistant Coach Shawn Sramek
“Shawn is a guy who was highly recommended from a lot of people who we respect in the hockey community. We know how important our culture is here and our system of development and we feel that he was the right guy to bring in and add to both of those things” – President of Hockey Operations/Head Coach Anthony Noreen