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2022-23 Staff: Associate Director of Player Development Ryan Yoon

By WLC Staff, 02/14/22, 12:00PM EST


The Little Caps are pleased to announce Ryan Yoon will continue to serve as Associate Director of Player Development for the 2022-23 season. 

This will be Yoon's sixth year with the club; in addition, Yoon serves as the Director of Marketing.

Yoon brings a wealth of overall coaching experience to the Little Caps, which, combined with his natural energy and enthusiasm for teaching, has made him a highly versatile asset for the club. 

In addition to coaching youth clubs in Korea, Yoon has been coaching youth hockey in the area for the past three years with the Little Caps and Medstar's Caps Hockey Academy.  He is a proud product of the local hockey market, having played youth hockey for the Reston Raiders, and junior hockey for the Potomac Patriots before moving on to play professionally in Korea in the KIHL.  He returned to this area in 2016 eager to give back to the hockey community.  He excels at teaching young players solid fundamentals, and his energetic and positive personality instills passion in his players.

Hockey Director Matt Thomas sees Yoon as a big piece of the Little Caps plans moving forward. "Ryan's passion and enthusiasm is remarkable. He's really taken to heart the commitment we've made to practicing hard, daily."

Yoon is a Level-4 certified USA Hockey coach.