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Blues Coaches
Since entering the NHL as an expansion team in 1967, the St. Louis Blues have employed 24 men to serve as its head coach. The position has been held by such coaching legends like Scotty Bowman, or former Blues players such as Al Arbour, Red Berenson, Barclay Plager and Brian Sutter.

Below is a list of current active Blues coaches, along with their complete bios.

Ken Hitchcock
Head Coach

Ken Hitchcock was named the 24th Head Coach in franchise history on Nov. 6, 2011. Through the 2013-14 season, Hitchcock has coached 1,240 regular season NHL games with Dallas, Philadelphia, Columbus and St. Louis, compiling a record of 657-405-178. COMPLETE BIO
Brad Shaw
Associate Coach

Brad Shaw was named an assistant coach for the Blues on July 11, 2006. He became Associate Coach on June 15, 2012. He originally joined the Blues from the New York Islanders, where he served as an interim head coach and assistant coach. Prior to joining the Islanders, he spent three seasons (2002-2005) as the head coach for the American Hockey League’s Cincinnati Mighty Ducks. COMPLETE BIO
Ray Bennett
Assistant Coach

Ray Bennett joined the St. Louis Blues coaching staff as an assistant on December 13, 2006. He served seven seasons as an assistant coach with the Los Angeles Kings from 1999-2006. While with the Kings, Bennett was involved in all areas of tactical and technical play while specializing in video analysis, computer assistance and statistical support. COMPLETE BIO
Kirk Muller
Assistant Coach

Kirk Muller was named an assistant coach for the Blues on May 13, 2014. Muller joined the club from the Carolina Hurricanes, where he spent parts of three seasons as head coach, accumulating an 80-80-27 overall record. He also spent five seasons as an assistant coach with the Montreal Canadiens (2006-11), helping the team to four consecutive playoff appearances. COMPLETE BIO
Jim Corsi
Goaltending Coach

Jim Corsi was named goaltending coach for the Blues on May 27, 2014. Corsi spent the past 16 seasons as the goaltending coach for the Buffalo Sabres. During his time in Buffalo, Corsi produced multiple Vezina Trophy winners, including Ryan Miller (2009-10) and Dominik Hasek (1998-99, 2001). COMPLETE BIO
Sean Ferrell
Video Coach

St. Louis native Sean Ferrell brings over 15 years of coaching and player development experience, including working with players at both the amateur and professional levels. COMPLETE BIO
Nelson Ayotte
Strength & Conditioning Coach

Nelson Ayotte is recognized as one of the top sports performance training coaches in the world and is a level five of the National Canadian Coaching Program, which is the highlight level possible. COMPLETE BIO



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