Coaches Corner

Coaches: Craig Chabut, Nick Poe, Geoff Sacksteder


Craig Chabut Head Coach

This is Coach Chabut’s 2st season as head coach, and his 5th season with the team. Previous seasons have included assistant coaching under Adam Frank and Simon Excoffon, working with both offensive and defensive line/play calling, tracking stats, and managing the website. Coach Chabut is a 4th grade teacher in Centerville. He is a Cum Laude 2009 graduate of Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana. He is a native of Kettering, Ohio, where he attended Fairmont High School. While attending high school he played for the Dayton Blue Hawks A/AA teams. He also played Varsity and Junior Olympic volleyball. Coach Chabut looks forward to working with the boys and promoting life lessons through hockey.


Nick Poe - Assistant Coach

This is Coach Poe’s second year as Assistant Coach. Coach Poe brings lots of hockey knowledge with him to the team, as well as many resources valuable to teaching the sport. Coach Poe’s son, Connor, is an Alumni of Centerville Hockey. Coach Poe is also the proprietor of South Metro Sports, home of the Elks hockey team.


Geoff Sacksteder - Assistant Coach

This is Coach Sacksteder’s first year as Assistant Coach. Coach Sacksteder played hockey as a kid with Coach Chabut and is an avid fan of the sport. Coach Sacksteder has worked with high school aged children through his work at YMCA Camp Kern and will be an asset to the team.