Coaching Staff


HEAD COACH – Dave Allison

Dave Allison was named as the fourth head coach in Ice Dogs’ history in January 2022.

Allison played professional hockey for 10 years (1979-89), including time  with the Montreal Canadiens during the 1983-84 NHL season. Allison boasts an impressive coaching resume, including 25 games as the head coach of the NHL’s Ottawa Senators during the 1995-96 season. He has also coached at the AHL, IHL, ECHL, OHL, SIJHL levels, and most recently served as the head coach of the USHL’s Des Moines Buccaneers from 2014-2018.




ASSISTANT COACH – Aaron Mcpheters

Aaron McPheters joined the Ice Dogs as an assistant coach in July 2022.

An Anchorage native, Aaron played two seasons on the blue line for the Dogs, winning the Robertson Cup in 2016. He continued his playing career for three seasons with the UAA Seawolves. This is his first coaching job in junior hockey.