Head coach Perry Jacobs
Perry Jacobs is a lifelong resident of the Quad Cities and grew up playing hockey in the Quad City Hockey Association. He attended Augustana College for a time before transferring to Benedictine University to play NCAA DIII hockey. After this, he proceeded to Illinois State University to join their hockey program where he graduated with a degree in criminal justice.
Prior to joining the Augustana College men's ice hockey program, Coach Jacobs worked with the Quad City Jr. Flames as an assistant coach, and most recently helped with the Quad City Blues high school team.
In addition to coaching, Jacobs owns a mulch business, Jacobs Wood and Forestry Service, in Moline. He is also the proud father of 6-year-old daughter Lauren Jacobs.
Assistant coach Eric Ebenhoeh
Eric Ebenhoeh was born in Glenview, Ill., and grew up playing travel hockey north of Chicago for the Wilmette Braves, Glenview All Stars, and Winnetka Warriors. He played AA hockey in the winter seasons and spent two seasons at the AAA level in spring/summer leagues, including an international team that traveled through Canada for part of the summer.
He became captain of his high school team, the New Trier Trevians, and went on to attend the University of Michigan where he played intramural hockey.
He has enjoyed coaching his 11-year-old son, Adam, who now plays Peewee AA for the Quad City Ice Eagles, over the past five years in Michigan and in Iowa. He also coaches his 6-year-old daughter, Libby, in the Ice Eagles Mite Program. He and his wife, Jennifer, have another daughter, Emily, 9, who enjoys competitive cheerleading.
Ebenhoeh is a plant manager for Hon Industries and holds an MBA from Northwestern University.