Coaching Staff

Mike Guzzo

Head Coach/General Manager

Mike brings to the Jr. Thunderbolts a level of discipline and respect developed from several years of hockey experience.

• 2007-2008 BCHL Champions, Penticton Vees
• 2007-2008 Unsung Hero Award, Penticton Vees
• 2006-2007 Unsung Hero Award, Penticton Vees
• Drafted 2007, round 13, #117 overall by Lincoln Stars in the
USHL Entry Draft
• Drafted 2005, round 5, #77 overall by Chicago Steel in the
USHL Entry Draft
• Drafted 2003, round 13, #259 overall by Plymouth Whalers
in the OHL Priority Selection

Professional Hockey Experience, Poland   2011

Head Coach, Decatur AL  U18 A Point Mallard Jr. Ducks 2017-2018

Head Coach/Asst. GM , Kingsville Kings -GMJHL ON  2016-2017

GMHL All-Star Coach (Team World) 2016-2017

Head Coach, U16 AA Travel Chargers,  Huntsville, AL 2013-2014

Head Coach,  U18 AA Travel Chargers, Huntsville, AL 2012-2013


Associate Head Coach - Steve Esau


GM/Director of Hockey Operations and Head recruiter-

 Don Hamblett

Don comes to the Bolts from the former Point Mallard Ducks program of the NA3HL, where he performed the same duties the past three seasons.  Hamblett is graduate of Norwich University where he lettered in 3-sports and worked in their hockey program. He is a Level 4 USA Hockey certified coach.  He has been an active coach in the Huntsville Hockey Association and the Team Alabama program


Gameday Operations and Events

Joel and Kelly Claycomb

Community Relations 

Shaun Tymchak


Head of Off-Ice Officials

Chris Phillips

A native of Evansville, Chris joins the Bolts for his second season as the Head of Off-Ice Officials.  He also worked with the Evansville IceMen and ECHL as an Off-Ice Official for four years.  He became an avid hockey fan while battling Hodgkins Lymphoma at the age of thirteen when he learned of a player going through the same thing by the name of Mario Lemieux.


Administrative Assistant 

position open