Jussi Ahokas is the Head Coach of the OHL’s Kitchener Rangers. With 20 consecutive years of head coaching experience under his belt, Ahokas is known as one of the most decorated bench bosses in European professional hockey. He was named the Alliance of European Hockey Clubs’ (EHC) Coach of the Year across Europe’s top professional hockey leagues in 2019-20. On the international stage, Ahokas has earned two prominent Gold Medals while serving as the Head Coach of Team Finland: he was the Head Coach of Team Finland when it defeated Team USA to capture the Gold Medal at the 2019 IIHF World Juniors, and was also the Head Coach when Finland defeated Sweden to capture the Gold Medal at the 2016 IIHF World U18 Championships. Ahokas also spent four seasons as Head Coach with Finnish Elite League (Liiga), winning the Kalevi Numminen Trophy, given to Liiga’s Coach of the Year, in 2019-20.