Jarred Smith

Owner, Head Coach

Jarred grew up in Northern California playing for many top tier teams. Through college he played hockey at Arizona State University (ASU), graduating in 2012 with a B.A. in Communication and a minor in Media Analysis.

When his playing career was over, Jarred didn’t want to give up the game, and he started coaching multiple youth teams in Arizona including both Desert Youth Hockey Association (DYHA) and Valley of the Sun Hockey Association (VOSHA).

Over the years, Jarred started building his online brand Jarred Smith Hockey and has grown a significant following. Having now coached for 10+ years, Jarred has earned a reputation of developing individual skills and preparing players for the highest levels of hockey. Coach Jarred is a Level 4 Certified USA Hockey Coach and excels in teaching skills such as power skating, stick handling, shooting, and game situation concepts.

Jordan Young

Coach & Defensive Coordinator

Jordan Young grew up playing for the PF Changs u18 AAA team in Phoenix, Arizona. He was later drafted to the NAHL as a 17 year old where he played for 1 year before being drafted to the USHL Youngstown Phantoms. Following his Junior career, Jordan returned to Arizona State University, where he won a ACHA National Championship and was named the first Captain of the NCAA D1 team. Jordan was selected to play on the USA Men’s National University Team 2 years where he played in both Spain and Italy. He now enjoys coaching youth hockey players and has a special focus on defense skills.

David Norris

Coach & Offensive Coordinator

David Norris is a Calgary, Alberta native and is currently playing Professional Ice Hockey in England. David most recently played for the Hull Pirates in the NIHL where he won Forward of the Year. Prior to that he played for the MK Lightening in the EIHL where he was selected as the Coaches Player of the Year. Before his professional hockey career, David was a founding member of the ASU NCAA D1 team where he played 3 seasons as a Sun Devil and 1 season for the NCAA D1 AIC Yellow Jackets. During this time he earned awards on the Atlantic Hockey All-Rookie Team, and as the Atlantic Hockey Top Rookie Point Leader. Prior to becoming a Sun Devil, David played Jr. A hockey in Canada in the AJHL.

Drew Newmeyer

Coach & Defensive Coordinator

Conor Clancy

Strength & Conditioning Coach

Conor is a Scottsdale, AZ native and grew up playing ice hockey for the Phoenix Firebirds and PF Changs teams, before ultimately deciding to attend college to play Division-1 baseball. He went to college at the University of Arizona and Wofford College, where he was a Louisville Slugger All-American. Conor is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), and the owner of CCFit a personal training company.

Anthony Caruso

Goalie Coach

Born and raised in Orange County, California, Coach Anthony Caruso started playing hockey when he was 9 years old. Anthony played ice hockey and graduated from Northern Arizona University, earning the award of Academic All America, during his senior year. After college Anthony joined Jon Elkin’s Goalie School in Toronto, Canada, and later played 3 seasons of D2 hockey in Sweden. After his playing career was over, Anthony became both a hockey coach and an official. 


APPROVED COACHES PROGRAM

The Mill works with a number of coaches from all associations in the Phoenix valley to give coaches ice time to offer private or small group lessons. To schedule a lesson with one of the below coaches, please contact them directly.

Zach Bayer

Coach, Jr. Coyotes

Mike Hensdell

Coach and Power Skating Coach, Arizona Bobcats

Cody Gylling

Coach and Director of Skill Development, Arizona Hockey Union

Brad Donaldson

Goalie Coach, Arizona Bobcats

Pat Conacher

Goalie Coach, Arizona Bobcats

Grant Lyon

Goalie Coach, Jr. Coyotes

Larry Gibson

Goalie Coach, Mission Arizona Hockey


For more information about joining The Mill’s exclusive list of approved coaches please send us an email.