Coaching Staff

Head Coach Sean Berkstresser

Sean Berkstresser recently stepped away from his career as a professional player after spending eight seasons in the ECHL. Berkstresser accumulated 201 points and 590 penalty minutes over 458 games with the Wheeling Nailers (Penguins), Johnstown Chiefs (Avalanche), Greenvile Road Warriors (Rangers), and Gwinnett Gladiators (Coyotes). He was a team captain his last three years in the league. Prior to playing professionally, Berkstresser was part of the inaugural NCAA Division 1 team at Robert Morris University. He joined the staff of the Vengeance this past season as the Strength and Conditioning coordinator.

Assistant Coach Scott Gallagher

Scott Gallagher has been coaching at the Midget AA and AAA levels since 2006, spending time with the Pittsburgh Viper Stars and Armstrong Arrows before joining the Steel City Ice Renegades in 2012. He is an alumni of the Pittsburgh Jr. Pens, and played four years of ACHA Division 1 hockey at Slippery Rock University and two seasons of semi-professional hockey with the Pittsburgh Pounders and Mon Valley Thunder.

Manager Dave Chidester