Aaron Fox is entering his first season as head coach of the Sheffield Steelers. Prior to joining the Steelers coaching staff, Fox spent six years in various roles at Medvescak Zagreb in Croatia.
The Minnesota native enjoyed a productive playing career spent mainly in mainland Europe. This included spells in Slovakia, Germany, Austria and Croatia. Whilst playing for the Vienna Capitals in the 2007/08 season, Fox was ranked the Austrian Hockey League top scorer with 31 goals and 35 assists for 66 total points. A career spanning over 20 seasons, Fox initially called it a day whilst icing for HC Innsbruck of the EBEL, but later dressed 3 games for Zagreb In the 2016/17 season.
Fox’s off-ice career began in 2013 when he was appointed the Sports Manager in Zagreb. He would continue in this role for four years in which the side were present in the KHL and for the first season in the EBEL. At the beginning of the 2018/19 season, Fox was appointed head coach whilst the club struggled with off-ice issues. This would be the first time in the head coach position. During his time as head coach, he would also continue the role of sports manager until December 10th 2018, when he would resign from both positions.
Steelers owner, Tony Smith, confirmed the appointment of Aaron Fox as the Steelers head coach and general manager on April 16th 2019. He has signed a three year contract with the organisation
Appointed in the summer of 2015, Danny is tasked with ensuring that Sheffield’s players are the strongest, fastest and best prepared in the UK. He aims to achieve this by working closely with like-minded sports scientists at the Centre for Sport and Exercise Science, Sheffield Hallam University. Danny looks to research in the fields of Physiology, Psychology, Nutrition and Biomechanics to ensure his work is scientifically underpinned and monitored.