Mike Reagan – HEAD COACH & GENERAL MANAGER
Mike Reagan enters his fifteenth season behind the bench as the Bombers Head Coach & General Manager. Reagan took over the coaching duties after a dismal 2006-07 season, were the Bombers finished with an 18-38-0-2 record, their sixth straight season of fewer than 20 wins. That first season Mike turned the team back into a playoff contender, finishing with a 33-21-4 record, a 32 point improvement.
Mike has compiled a 410-269-67 record over his fourteen seasons with the team and has guided the club to the SJHL’s Canalta Cup Final twice. The Bombers have also won three division titles under Reagan’s tenure with the club.
Additionally serving behind the bench on the international level with Team Canada West at the World Junior A Challenge, Reagan has won two gold medals. First as the Video Coach during the 2015-16 tournament and then as the Head Coach in 2017-18. Mike was also a part of Team Canada West’s staff at the 2016-17 tournament as an Assistant Coach.
The team is on the cusp of a championship. He has an excellent eye for recruitment, having signed or traded for scholarship caliber players. Since Mike took over he has had over 60+ players go onto NCAA or Canadian College/University hockey and six attend NHL camps, the most recent being Caleb Moretz. A number of former players have also gone on to play at the professional ranks including Andrew Johnston who signed with the Philadelphia Flyers and Carsen Chubak who signed with the Adirondack Phantoms of the AHL.
Mike suited up for his hometown Bombers for four season and sits in the top five in most offensive categories including 4th in all time points and 1st in games played. After junior, Reagan accepted a full scholarship and played for four seasons compiling 81 points in 132 games with the Sacred Heart Pioneers.
Now back in Flin Flon after stints in pro hockey, his passion for the game, and especially the Bombers, is what helps him recruit players on his way to his ultimate goal, to build a championship.
Cole McCaig – ASSISTANT COACH & ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER
Cole McCaig enters his fourth season as Bombers Assistant Coach, handling development of the program’s defencemen and penalty kill. McCaig joined the Bombers as a player in 2011 and spent two and a half seasons with the club before finishing his junior career with the Waywayseecappo Wolverines of the MJHL.
McCaig then went on to play NCAA Division III hockey at Marian University for four seasons. Cole graduated in 2018 with a Bachelor of Business Administration degree specializing in Sports and Recreation Management & Marketing.
Cole was promoted to Assistant General Manager in May of 2021 and is also the Bombers Marketing Director.
Devin Buffalo – GOALTENDING COACH
Devin Buffalo enters his first season as Bombers Goaltending Coach. Devin also joined the Bombers as a player in 2011 and spent two and a half seasons with the organization before wrapping up his junior career with the Drumheller Dragons of the AJHL. Devin received an NCAA Division I scholarship to Dartmouth College where he started over 60 games over the course of 4 seasons. His college hockey success provided him nominations for the Hobey Baker Award & the NCAA Hockey Humanitarian Award. Buffalo was chosen as the MVP of Dartmouth Hockey, and was named to the All-Ivy League Team in his senior year.
Buffalo played for various teams in the ECHL, & AHL in the USA. He finished his career with the Edmonton Oilers ECHL affiliate: Wichita Thunder.
Devin graduated with a degree in 2018, majoring in Political Science & Government.
Jason Savill – ATHLETIC THERAPIST & EQUIPMENT MANAGER
Jason Savill has served as the Bombers Athletic Therapist & Equipment Manager since the 2018-19 season. Savill is responsible for managing the extensive equipment needs of every Bombers player on a daily basis in order to help the team succeed on the ice. Jason is also responsible for medical orders, assessing and rehabilitating injured players. Jason has been selected to represent the SJHL at the annual SJHL/MJHL Showcase twice.
In addition to his tenure with the Bombers, Savill was also the Regina Cougars Equipment Manager from 2016-2018. Jason was invited to work an NHL preseason game between the Edmonton Oilers and Carolina Hurricanes.
Jon Klassen – HEAD SCOUT & DIRECTOR OF PLAYER PERSONNEL
Jon Klassen enters his nineteenth season with the Flin Flon Bombers. Along with being the Head Scout, Jon is also the team’s Director of Player Personnel. During his time with the Bombers, Klassen has also held the title of Assistant General Manager. Jon is responsible for assisting with roster management and coordinating scouting and recruiting efforts across North America. Since the SJHL introduced the annual draft, Klassen has selected players such as Matt Flodell, Noah Kuntz, MacKenzie Carson and Cole Tanchuk. Jon has also helped recruit NCAA Division I players such as Reid McLeod, Andrew Johnston, Brett Boehm, Carsen Chubak, Cory Thomas and Devin Buffalo.
Klassen also has six years of WHL scouting experience, working with the Swift Current Broncos and Vancouver Giants. Jon contributed to the construction of the Giants roster which secured the Memorial Cup championship in 2007.
Hayden-James Berra – British Columbia
Mark Patton – Manitoba
Shane Thompson – Alberta
2020-2021 FLIN FLON JUNIOR BOMBERS BOARD OF DIRECTOR
President: Travis Rideout Vice-President: Eldred Dicks Secretary-Treasurer: Janice Slipp League Governor: Alternate Governor: Directors: Carissa Mason Billy Williamson Adam Ricard Donovan Smith Matt Morrison Rob Simon Tim Babcock Cal Huntley Marty Ledoux Kelly Mansell Angie Simpson Holly Babcock Damien Dominey
Office Administrator: Karen Bettger Billet Coordinator: Rob Simon