Director Of Hockey Operations
Cory Hunt was named the Director of Hockey Operations in May of 2020. He will be responsible for hockey operations, scouting and overseeing the Jr. Steel AAA program. Cory brings over 10 years of experience recruiting and coaching having worked at the AAA, NA3HL, NAHL and NCAA levels. Before joining the Steel, Hunt spent four seasons with the Northeast Generals in the NAHL as Director of Player Personnel.
Away from the rink, Cory enjoys spending time outdoors and coaching his boys hockey and lacrosse teams. Cory and his family reside in Woodbury, Minnesota.
Jimmy Mullin will be representing the Chippewa Steel as a part of scouting staff for the 2020-2021 season. Jimmy is currently coaching the Indy Jr. Fuel U18 AAA team and is now the midget hockey director of the program. The Indy Jr. Fuel will be in the Central Division in the NAPHL. Jimmy has been around elite hockey since his days as a player at Shattuck St. Mary’s. During his 4 years at Shattuck, Jimmy was drafted by the Fargo Force, received his college scholarship to attend Miami University, and was drafted in the 4th round by the Tampa Bay Lightning. After an injury-stricken junior and senior season, Jimmy exercised his 5th year of eligibility at Minnesota State Mankato.
During Jimmy’s 1 year in the USHL, he represented Team USA in the World Jr. A Challenge and captured the tournament top forward award and the Gold Medal. He also was nominated to the all USHL rookie team and 1st team all USHL. Following his junior career, Jimmy went on the help aid in 3 conference championships. Jimmy was apart of 1 CCHA title, 1 NCHC title, and a WCHA league championship.
Jimmy is excited to share his knowledge and contribute to recruiting efforts and identifying the top talent across the United States and Canada.
Outside the rink, he enjoys hanging with his fiancé and 2 dogs. Jimmy is originally from Philadelphia, PA and he now resides in Fishers Indiana.”