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Stampede Staff

Coaches and Game Day Staff

Head Coach / GM



Mike Beavis   Owner/General Manager and Head Coach
Email:  mbeavis@syracusestampede.com
Phone:  315-297-6520

Mike has been coaching hockey for over 30 years and since 1993 at the Junior level.
Coach Beavis is a level 4 USA patch as well as a carded coach in Hockey Canada.  Throughout
the years coach Beavis has helped several players move on to the College level of play.  He has
coached in several leagues over the years including the OPJHL, EJHL, EMPIRE, NorthEastern Junior League, IJHL, NSHL,NA3EHL and currently he is the owner of the Stampede in the NA3HL.

Coach Beavis is well respected in the Hockey world and has contacts in the Collegiate, Junior and Professional levels of play that play a huge part in his player movement.

Mike resides in Upstate NY with his wife Regina and their family.  Coach Beavis will once again be behind the bench for the 2016-2017 season as the Head Coach of the Stampede.

Assistant GM

Matt Barth
Director of player development / Assiatant GM
Phone: 269-275-3859     Email:

Matt Barth has been involved with junior hockey for several years holding many positions along the way.  Most recently Matt was an assistant coach for the Rio Grande Valley Bees of the NAHL (2013-2014).  Prior to that position Matt held the role of director of player development with the Kenai River Brown Bears of the NAHL (2012-2013).  Matt also speant time with the Indiana Ice of the USHL (2010-2012).  Matt has scouted for several leagues and teams throughout his career and helped place several players in junior hockey and played a big part in helping to move players onto the college level of play.  Matt is very well respected in the hockey world and has speant several years working with Selects Hockey and other groups involved in developing young players for the future.  Matt currently resides in Dallas Texas where he is involved with a youth hockey organization.  Matt and his fiance plan to marry in the summer of 2015.

Assistant Coach

Jason Lefevre

Assistant Coach


Email:     asstcoach@syracusestampede.com

Jasons playing career extended from, Junior hockey to Prep school and four seasons with NCAA D-1 Hockey for Colgate University.After his playing career Jason began his coaching with the Salisbury school before moving on to ECAC West Utica College for one season as an assistant an eventually moving on to Colgate University where he speant seven seasons as an assistant coach.  Coach Lefevre will enter his second season with the Stampede in 2016-2017.

Jason resides in Earlville, NY with his wife Lindsey and their Boston Terrier “Deacon”

Assistant Coach

Kyle Althen

Assiatant Coach

Phone:   (440) 759-2724

Email:  asstcoach@syracusestampede.com 

Althen who hails from North Olmsted, Ohio comes to the Stampede from the University of Akron after spending the past four seasons as a player with their ACHA program.  Althen also played a large part in building the program over the past three seasons and stepped in as the GM and President of the program.  Prior to Akron, Kyle spent three seasons in junior hockey playing for both the Wooster Oilers and the Central Wisconsin Saints programs.

Assistant Coach

Joe Feldman

Assistant Coach

Phone:    315:546-4385

email: asstcoach@syracusestampede.com

Bio Coming soon

Central Scout Mid West. U.S.

Reggie Talkington

Scout Mid West, Southern U.S.


Email: reggietalkington@gmail.com

Reggie Talkington

With over 25 years of experience working in both ice and inline hockey from player to coaching and administration.  Reggie played his college hockey in upstate, NY as well as skated minor pro and played in the RHI throughout his career.  Reggie is associated with several prominant coaches including Ron Flockhart, Todd Harkins, Ken Morrow, Chris McSorley and more and worked with many ECHL, CHL, and RHI programs and camps over the years. Reggie has a background in sales and promotions with various sports teams in the U.S. Includind the Arena Football League and the Arena 2 Footbal League. Reggie is also an off ice trainer as well as a personal skills coach that  works with players to help them develop in the off season so they may have the opportunity to advance their hockey careers and acheive their goals.