2018-2019 Elite 09

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Greg Soltes

Head Coach


Greg, a Barons alum, recently finished his collegiate career in 2016 at Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island. Greg was born and raised in Rocky River and played his junior hockey on the east coast in the EJHL and AJHL. Greg was the head coach of the Rocky River Mite Black team last season and he works with a number of individual players in the Cleveland area and often runs Sunday skills for the Barons. Greg was an instructor with Turcotte Hockey Camps for two years and has worked extensively with the Ohio Hockey Project for the past five years. He also ran the power skating program for the Rocky River youth program last year and will be helping out with the Barons u18 team this season.  

Bobby Neundorfer

Assistant Coach

Bobby grew up on the west side of Cleveland and played youth and high school hockey for Rocky River. This is Bobby’s first year coaching in the Barons organization. He has worked alongside head coach Greg Soltes for the past five years with players from all over the Cleveland area. He was also an assistant coach on the Rocky River Mite Black team last year. Bobby’s main goal with each of his players is to push them beyond the limits they set for themselves and help develop a greater passion for the game of hockey.

Cody Sarmiento

Assistant Coach

This is Cody’s first season with the Barons organization. Originally from Sarasota, Florida, Cody relocated to Cleveland in 2007 and spent 3 years on the prep team at Gilmour Academy. Cody played his junior hockey in the CJHL and NAHL which led him to Providence, Rhode Island, where he played his college hockey at Johnson& Wales University. He was named captain after his freshman year and helped set the school record for most wins in a single season as a sophomore. His coaching experience includes working with fellow Barons coaches Greg Soltes and Russ Sinkewich at the Ohio Hockey Project. Cody brings a deep passion for developing youth hockey talent in the Cleveland area.  

Angela Gartner

Team Manager