Office Phone: 724-938-5826
Jamison is a graduate of California University of PA, and is the current Director of Sports Clubs. Jamison has been overseeing all off-ice operations for the team since the 2002-03 season and has been recognized as the CHE GM of the Year twice (2004 & 2010). Jamison, a native of Erie, PA, played four years for McDowell High School. Jamison is not only a former player (2002-07) for the CHE team, but he also handles most off ice operations for the team including all scheduling and financial activities. Under Jamison’s tenure as President (2002-06) of the Cal Hockey Club, the club has been revamped and is looking like a strong contender in the CHE for years to come. In Jamison’s final season as a player the CHE named their Student Athlete of the Year Award in his honor. Feel free to contact Jamison with any questions concerning off ice operations.
Office Phone: 724-938-4439
Brenda DePaoli is the Executive Staff Assistant in the Office of Student Development and Services at California University of PA, and is in her sixth year as advisor to the Hockey Club. Brenda has been following Cal Hockey since her brother played goaltender back in the late 1980’s. Brenda began her recent involvement with Cal Hockey beginning in 2004 when she served as one of the coordinators of the ACHA National Tournament, which Cal U hosted. In addition to being an avid hockey fan, Brenda’s hockey experience comes from years of watching her daughter Brandie play for the Mon Valley Thunder girl’s team and her son William ‘BJ’ who played for Serra Catholic High School, Detroit Honeybaked and the AAA Pittsburgh Hornets. BJ played on the CHE (Cal I) team for five seasons.
Office Phone: 724-938-5917
My name is Barry Bilitski and I would like to welcome you to California University of Pennsylvania. Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns that you may have. I will be glad to provide you with any information that will help you to achieve your educational goals.
My career in admissions began in 1994 when I joined the admissions staff at Waynesburg College. I spent 12 years at Waynesburg before coming to Cal U in March 2007 as an assistant director of admissions. I look forward to working with you and hope to see you on campus soon!
My territory includes Adams, Bucks, Chester, Cumberland, Delaware, Juniata, Lancaster, Montgomery, Perry and York counties in Pennsylvania, as well as southern New Jersey.
Director of Hockey Operations
Head Coach CHE (Cal-I)
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Coach Berger, a native of Jefferson Hills, PA returns to California University of PA for his ninth full season with the team and his eighth as head coach. Coach Berger has an extensive hockey background as both a player and coach. He has competed both at the Junior Level as well as in the ACHA Division I. Coach Berger also served as the Head Coach for clubs such as; Chartiers Valley Junior Varsity, Eastern Amateurs Midgets, and Mt. Lebanon Hornets Midget hockey programs before joining Cal U of PA’s staff in 2004. Justin is a two time CHE Coach of the Year (2007 & 2010), three time ACHA Atlantic Region Coach of the Year (2008, 2010, & 2011), five time CHE Champion and led the Vulcans to their first National Championship in 2008. Most recently Coach Berger was selected as the ACHA DIII National Coach of the year for 2010/11 season. He looks forward to leading the California hockey program back to the ACHA DIII National Tournament and CHE Playoffs. Feel free to contact him with any comments or questions.
Sports Information Director
Philip, a native of Brentwood, PA, is a graduate from California University of PA with a Master of Science in Intercollegiate Athletic Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Sport Management with a Minor in Business. This season marks Philip’s third with the hockey club and second as the Sports Information Director. Before coming to the hockey club, he served as a Facility and Event Management Intern in the spring of 2010 for the California University of PA Athletic Department. Beginning in the 2010-11 season, Philip served as the Sports Club Graduate Assistant where he was able to work directly with the hockey club. In October of 2011 he was honored with the Bill Swan Award For Dedication by the Pennsylvania Intramural and Recreational Sports Association for his contributions during the 2010-11 season. Feel free to contact him with any questions or concerns.
Larry, a native of Elizabeth, PA, begins his second season as the Scouting/Recruitment Coordinator. Over the past 11 years Larry has spent time coaching in both the PIHL and local amateur organizations. Most recently, Mr. Briggs spent the past five seasons as the head coach of Elizabeth Forward High School. Larry also served as an assistant coach with the Pittsburgh 18U AA Predators the past two seasons. Larry began his coaching career with Serra Catholic of the PIHL and Mon Valley of the PAHL. He spent a total of 9 years with Mon Valley as both an Assistant and Head Coach eventually progressing to the 18U AA level. Feel free to contact him with any questions regarding scouting/recruitment (412) 310-5935.
Derrick Fluhme, M.D.
Derrick J. Fluhme, M.D. attended the University of Notre Dame and Georgetown University School of Medicine. He completed his Intership and Orthopedic Surgical Residency at the University of Pittsburgh under the Chairmanship of Freddie H. Fu, M.D. He recieved Sports Medicine Fellowship trianing at the internationally renowned Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic in Los Angeles, CA where he served as a fellow Team Physician for the Dodgers, Lakers, Sparks, and Kings. He now specializes in sports medicine, primarily involving arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder, elbow, and knee.
Stephen, a native of Uniontown, PA, begins his first season as the Sports Clubs Graduate Assistant. Currently Stephen is pursuing a degree in Intercollegiate Athletic Administration and has an undergraduate degree in History. Stephen spent two years on the CHA team during the spring of 2011 and the 2011-12 season. Before playing for Cal he was a member of the Mon Valley Thunder and Ringgold High School. In his free time Stephen enjoys spending time with his friends and playing his guitar.
Head Equipment Manager
Josh, a native of Orlando, FL, is entering his Junior year as a Marketing major with a minor in Leadership. Josh spent two years playing high school hockey and currently plays in leagues at local area ice rinks. Currently Josh works at the Iceoplex as an Assistant Manager and is a sales associate at Pure Hockey in Bridgeville, PA. This past summer he helped coach youth hockey camps with Phil Bourque and Alain Lemieux. In his free time Josh enjoys getting on the ice, rollerblading and spending time with his friends.
Women’s Team Equipment Manager
Nicole, a native of Monogahela, PA, begins her first season as the Equipment Manager for the women’s team. Currently Nicole is a junior majoring in Sport Management Wellness and Fitness. Previously Nicole has spent time playing hockey throughout the region. She also spends time volunteering for the Americorps.
Keri Foreman, ATC, CSCS
Keri, a native of Campbell, NY, enters her first season as the Athletic Trainer for Sports Clubs. Before enrolling at Cal U Keri attended Alfred University where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training. Keri has spent time working as an Athletic Trainer with the United States Military Academy at West Point, Sleepy Hollow Physical Therapy in Sleepy Hollow, NY and at Loyola College in Baltimore, MD. Currently Keri is a Certified Athletic Trainer (ATC) and a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS). In her free time Keri enjoys riding her motorcycle, doing strength training and spending time with her friends and family.