...Ron Hansis: ACHL V.P. of Hockey Operations Ron Hansis is another hockey veteran joining the Atlantic Coast Hockey League.Ron will serve as the Vice President of Hockey Operations and will handle a number of hockey related responsibilities including hockey rules, equipment, officials relationships, and hockey discipline Ron
spent nine years as a player in the CHL,WHA,EHL,IHL, and the original ACHL.While playing for the Houston Aeros
in the World Hockey Association
skated with the legendary "Mr.Hockey
", Gordie Howe.In addition, he was a Head Coach for ten years in the ACHL and in the ECHL.
With the Erie Golden Blades in the ACHL
led the team to the league championship in his
first season as coach.In the 1988/89 ECHL season, Ron
was named "Coach of the Year" while leading the Erie Panthers to the regular season championship.In the spring of 1996, Ron Hansis became President & General Manager for the Baton Rouge Kingfish of the ECHL.
Under Ron's leadership, the Kingfish broke the ECHL record for selling the most season tickets in an inaugural season. Ron Hansis
was born in Brownsville, Texas and his
hockey career began when his
family moved to Montreal when Ron
was twelve and was able to begin to play the sport.He attended Concordia University in Montreal where he majored in Business Administration and Economics.
senior year he
was selected to the QUAA All-Star
team when he
scored 45 goals in 45 games.Ron
would go on to play professionally for Oklahoma City (CHL), Houston (WHA), Erie (EHL), Muskegon (IHL), Fort Wayne (IHL), and Erie (ACHL).In ten years of coaching, Ron
earned 322 victories. Ron, his wife Carolyn, and their children Samantha Patricia, Carly Jennie, Taylor Anna, and Donald live in Longs, SC.