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NAHL Springfield Jr Blues
TONY ZASOWSKI
HEAD COACH/GM
tzasowski@jrblues.com


Tony Zasowski is a native of Darien, IL.  Tony grew up playing goal for Team Illinois and Chicago Young Americans before playing junior hockey for the Lindsay Muskies in the OHA.  

From there Tony played for the Green Bay Gamblers winning a Anderson and Gold Cup Championship.  He finished his junior hockey career with the Omaha Lancers where he won a Clark Cup along with earning USHL Goaltender of the Year honors.  Tony went on to play for the University of Notre Dame where he was rookie of the year for the Irish.  He finished up his playing career with the Dayton Bombers of the ECHL.

After his playing days, Tony began his coaching career with Brother Rice high school in Chicago by leading them to an Elite Eight finish in the state.  From there he coached with the Springfield Spirit (NAHL), Chicago Steel(USHL) and Pensacola Ice Pilots (ECHL).  The last five seasons Tony has been the President and Midget AAA Head Coach with the San Jose Jr. Sharks hockey club.  During his tenure with the Jr. Sharks, Tony's teams won 2 CAHA state championships along with 2 NAPHL regular season championships.  He takes the most pride in the many players who he has helped promote to junior, ACHA, and NCAA hockey.

Tony is a USA Hockey level 5 coach.  He has worked four USA Hockey Select Festivals as a coach coach/evaluator along with speaking about goaltending at the Level 4 Pacific District Coaching Seminar the last 3 seasons.

Tony resides in Springfield with his wife DJ.