hockey operations

Thompson Brent Thompson
Head Coach

Brent Thompson returns for his second season as Head Coach of the Bridgeport Sound Tigers in 2014-15, marking his fourth season in the New York Islanders organization. Thompson served in the same capacity with the Sound Tigers during the 2011-12 season, before being named an assistant coach of the Islanders for the 2012-13 and 2013-14 seasons.

Prior to his time with the Islanders organization, Thompson was the Head Coach of the Alaska Aces of the ECHL from 2009-2011, winning the Kelly Cup Championship in the 2010-11 campaign. During his two seasons as Head Coach in Alaska, Thompson amassed an 83-50-11 record.  Thompson also served as a player/coach with the CHL’s Colorado Eagles in 2003-04 and was an assistant with the AHL’s Peoria Rivermen from 2005-2009.

Before he joined the coaching ranks, Thompson enjoyed a 14-year playing career, which included 121 NHL games and over 700 professional contests. The Calgary, AB. native was originally drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in the second round (39th overall) of the 1989 NHL Entry Draft.
Eric Boguniecki
Assistant Coach

Eric Boguniecki joined the Sound Tigers as an assistant coach on July 12, 2011 and enters his fourth season as Sound Tigers assistant coach
. Boguniecki also played for both the Sound Tigers and Islanders during the 2006-07 campaign.
Holewa Doug Holewa
Assistant Coach

Doug Holewa is in his third season as assistant coach for the Sound Tigers. Prior to joining the orginations Holewa worked as an assistant with the New Jersey Junior Rockets.
 David Stickney

David Stickney
Athletic Trainer

David Stickney is in his third season as Sound Tigers athletic trainer in 2014-15. Stickney comes to the Sound Tigers after serving as the head athletic trainer of the Erie Otters in the Ontario Hockey League.

DiCostanzo Leni DiCostanzo
Equipment Manager
Leni DiCostanzo enters his fifth full season as the Sound Tigers equipment manager in 2014-15.