Coaching Staff

Matt Anthone

Varsity Head Coach

Matt grew up in Colorado and played for the Arapahoe Warriors and Colorado Outlaws. Following his youth career, Matt played two years of Junior hockey in Missoula, Montana for the Missoula Maulers before returning to Colorado for the 2011-2012 season to coach for the Arapahoe Warriors. During his three years of coaching in the Warriors program Coach Matt was involved with the Peewee AA, Peewee A, Bantam A and 18U teams. During his time with Arapahoe, he also coached two years with the Mountain Vista High School CHSAA team. 

Coach Matt has led the Warriors 14UAA team for the last two years to successful seasons and previously spent the past 8 years with Arapahoe’s affiliate AAA Colorado Thunderbirds program as the assistant coach for the 18UAAA team along with Coach Hollingshead.

Coach Matt is excited to share his extensive knowledge with the Vista hockey players and continue to help all players down the path of success and help develop all players to their full potential.

Kelly Hollingshead

Varsity Assistant Coach

With over 20 years of youth hockey coaching experience in Colorado, Coach Hollingshead is very excited to be back behind the bench in pursuit of another successful season.

A native of Saskatchewan, Coach Hollingshead played youth, Tier 1 AAA and Junior hockey before accepting a scholarship to play at the University of Denver in 1992. During his college career the Pioneers were nationally ranked and competed in 2 NCAA tournaments. As a senior at the University of Denver coach Hollingshead was named team captain by his peers and coaches.

Following DU, Coach Hollingshead played pro hockey in the ECHL with Knoxville, Roanoke and Baton Rouge.

Throughout his coaching career, Coach Hollingshead has coached at all youth levels including 8U, 10U, 12U and 14U which also included 9 years at the 15U/18U AAA level with the Colorado Thunderbirds program. 

Coach Hollingshead is excited to work with all the Vista Hockey players this upcoming season.


JV Head Coach


JV Assistant Coach


Goalie Coach


Off Ice Training

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