Riley Armstrong

Riley Armstrong

Head Coach & Assistant General Manager

ABOUT RILEY

Riley Armstrong is the first head coach in franchise history, leading the Mariners in their first two ECHL seasons. In the summer of 2019, Armstrong was promoted to Assistant General Manager and also received a two year extension, taking him through the 2021-22 season. Armstrong came to the Mariners to from the Wheeling Nailers, the ECHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins, where he was an assistant coach from 2016-18. In his 12-year professional playing career, Armstrong spent his first five seasons in the San Jose Sharks organization, including three with the Worcester Sharks, with whom he made several trips to Portland as a visiting player. He made his NHL debut in 2008-09 for San Jose. Armstrong made stops in some of Europe’s top professional leagues, playing in Russia, Finland, Germany and Sweden. He also had additional stints in the AHL and ECHL during that time before concluding his career with the ECHL’s Reading Royals. He played a total of 610 professional games, including 404 in the AHL, 75 in the ECHL and 129 in Europe, and recorded a total of 156 goals and 180 assists for 336 points. Armstrong resides in Gorham with his wife Amber, daughter Peyton and son Ezra.

Anthony Bohn

Anthony Bohn

Assistant Coach

ABOUT ANTHONY

Bohn has been Riley Armstrong’s Assistant Coach since the franchise began. He came to the Mariners from the Aberdeen Wings of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) where he was an assistant coach from 2016-18. Over his time in Aberdeen, the Wings compiled a 68-40-12 record while having 22 players commit to play Division I college hockey. He joined the Wings after serving as Head Coach and General Manager of the Atlanta Capitals and Topeka Capitals of the NA3HL the three previous seasons. Bohn has twin boys, Aki and Tuukka.

Jake Rogers

Jake Rogers

Equipment Manager

ABOUT JAKE

Rogers was named head equipment manager in the summer of 2019 after Mark Riepe’s promotion to the Mariners AHL affiliate, Hartford Wolf Pack. Rogers has been involved in Portland professional sports for over a decade. As a kid, he was both a bat boy for the Portland Sea Dogs and stick boy for the Portland Pirates. He made his way up the ranks with the Pirates, becoming a locker room attendant and eventually Assistant Equipment Manager by the 2010-11 season. He quickly became the Assistant Equipment Manager for the Mariners under Riepe in 2018-19, as hockey returned to Portland. Jake resides in Raymond, Maine with his wife Kayla.

Cole Libby

Cole Libby

Athletic Trainer

ABOUT COLE

Libby, ATC, has been the Mariners Athletic Trainer since the beginning of the franchise. Like Rogers, he was a stick boy for the Portland Pirates. Libby attended Weber State University in Ogden, Utah where he received a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training while also playing on the school’s Division 1 club hockey team. His connection to former Portland Pirate Kevin Kaminski helped land his first job as an athletic trainer after college with the Louisiana IceGators of the SPHL. After two years with the IceGators, Cole jumped up to the ECHL with the Wichita Thunder and then the Utah Grizzlies, an organization that he originally interned with during his time in college. Cole and his wife, Katie recently welcomed son, Ian to the world.

TEAM PHYSICIANS

Dr. Thomas Murray

Dr. Thomas Murray

Head Team Physician
Dr. Lucien Ouellette

Dr. Lucien Ouellette

Team Physician
Dr. Allyson Howe

Dr. Allyson Howe

Team Physician