Blind River Beavers: About the Coach

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JIM CAPY

Veteran Head Coach Jim Capy returns for his 4th year with the Beavers. Capy previously coached the Beavers from 2004-06.

In a 3 year period he has a record of 76 wins, 55 losses and 12 ties. Last season he lead the Beavers to 29-14-7 record with a 650% winning percentage, which both stand as a Beaver records.

Prior to coaching the Beavers, Capy spent a half a season with the now defunct Soo Indians and from 2000-04 lead the Soo Thunderbirds to four consectutive trips to the NOJHL finals and 1 Dudley-Hewitt Cup.

Over the course of his 7 1/2 years in the NOJHL, 66 of his players have moved on to a higher level,  including 22 to Division 1 schools in the United States.

He also spent 8 seasons coaching in the MNHL "AAA" midget league in the United States, considered one of the premier midget leagues in North America with the Soo Indians. In 1994-95 he lead them to a league championship.

COACH CAPY ALUMNI LIST/NOJHL

Soo Thunderbirds-2000-2004

Division- 1
Frank Novello - AIC
C.J. McConnell - AIC
Mike MacMillan - AIC
Josh Chase - Bentley - American
Jeremy Chase - Bentley - American
Seth Vinocur - Bentley - American
Josh Thompson-Bentley - American
Ryan Corcoran - Caniuis
Fred Coccimiglio - Caniuis
Joe Coccimiglio - Caniuis
David Kasch - Caniuis
David Borrelli - Mercyhurst
Nick Marean-UCONN - American
Derek MacKay - Wayne State
Adam Hanna - St. Cloud State - American
Jeff Rainville - Lake Superior State
Jeff Cochrane - Lake Superior State
Barnabus Birkeland - Lake Superior State - American
Aaron Anderson - Army - American
J.R.Corkery - UCONN - American

OHL
Ryan MacKay - Soo Greyhounds
Matt Dias - Sudbury Wolves
Joey Biasucci - Brampton Battalion
Blair Jarrett - Soo Greyhounds
Greg Mizzi - Barrie Colts
Tyler Kennedy - Soo Greyhounds
Kelly Thomson - London Knights
Jacob King - Soo Greyhounds

D-3
Tom Vernelli - U. Wisconsin Stevens Point
James Marcy - Moorhead State - American
Matt Hall - Bethel College - American
Kyle Jones - Marion College
Jason Weigel - St. Johns College - American

PRO
Joey Sewell - Larado Bucks - CHL

USHL
D.J. Jelitto - Omaha Lancers - American


BLIND RIVER BEAVERS 2004-06 

Division-1
Jason Wiley - Minnesota State - American
Nathan Peterson - Lake State - American

CIS
Thomas Laplante - U of Guelph

D-3
Art Clark - U. Wisconsin - Superior - American
Mike Bernardy - St. Norberts College - American
Matt Buha – U-Wisconsin - Stevens-Point - American
Billy Schill - Marion College
Jeff Wills - Marion College-American
Shane Bailey - U. Wisconsin - Superior - American
Nick Zilka - Hamline College - American
Sam Yearsley - St. Scholastica College - American
Anthony Libonati - Becker College - American
Korey O’Brien - U. Wisconsin - Stevens Point - American
J.P. Perpich - Augsberg College - American

SOO INDIANS 2006-07

Division-3-ALL PLAYERS AMERICAN
Elliot Hogue - U. Wisconsin - River Falls
Brennan Poderzay - St. Scholastica
Austin Brown - St. Scholastica
Jake Rosenthal - Becker College
Peter Landem - Becker College
J.D. King - Adrian College
Sean Farley - Utica College
Scott Pulak - St. Norberts College
Justin Maciuk - Wisconsin - Concordia College
Ky Moje - Bethal College
Nick Novak - U of Mass - Boston

BLIND RIVER BEAVERS 2009-10 

MAJOR JR. A                                                                                                                                                                        

Brett Findlay- Soo Greyhounds

D-3                                                                                                                                                             

Matt Dozois-Wentworth 

Josh McCully-Westfield State  

Trent Kreuger-Western New England College                                                                                                 

Sam Foley-Plattsburgh State 

ACHA                                                                                                                                                    

Duncan Green- Ohio University