Hockey Operations

Blake Hietala

Head Coach

blake@wisconsinjuniorhockey.com


Casey Kirley

Assistant Coach

715-558-4254 | caseykirley@gmail.com

Casey Kirley was hired as Assistant Coach by the Magicians on July 1, 2021.

Prior to joining the Magicians, he most recently served as the Assistant Coach and Director of Recruiting with Trine University (NCAA).

Kirley served as the Assistant Coach for the Shreveport Mudbugs (NAHL) from 2017-2019.  While with the Mudbugs, the team won the South Division Regular Season and Playoff titles, en route to winning the Robertson Cup National Championship in 2018.

Previously, Kirley served as the Assistant Coach/Assistant GM of the North Iowa Bulls (NA3HL), helping them to Central Division Regular Season and Playoff titles during both the 2016 and 2017 seasons.  The Bulls advanced to the Fraser Cup National Championship in both seasons, winning the league in 2016.

Kirley’s first year coaching came with the Great Falls Americans (NA3HL) during the 2015 season.  The team won the Frontier Division regular season and playoff titles, advancing to the Fraser Cup National Championship.

He also previously served as a scout with the Sioux Falls Stampede (USHL) and the Austin Bruins (NAHL).

The Hayward, WI native played two seasons of junior hockey in the NAHL, before playing collegiately at UW-Stout (NCHA).


Micah Stipech

Scout

906-370-2348 | mstipech@wisconsinjuniorhockey.com

Rick Gadwa

Michigan Scout

rick.gadwa@gmail.com