August 12, 2019
Tri-State Spartans Executive Director Chris Lipsett and Director of Hockey Operations Iain Fraser are pleased to announce Roman Marakhovski as head coach of the U15 Spartans.
“Roman brings a massive amount of experience from his playing career and his time coaching at the ECHL level as well as coaching at the highest youth levels,” said Lipsett. “We’ve taken the opportunity to add his experience to our program and more importantly his strong character. Roman’s character aligns well with what we believe it means to be a Spartan. Roman will accelerate the growth of our club while instilling the character that we expect of our players.”
Marakhovski has over 10 years of professional hockey experience and over 475 professional games across the U.S. and Europe. Marakhovski has played and trained with professional hockey teams in the former Soviet Union and attended training camps and played in exhibition games with the Ukrainian National Team.
During his professional playing days, Marakhovski had stops in Russia, France, Greensboro, Corpus Christi, Augusta, Louisiana, Johnstown Pennsylvania, Columbus Georgia and finished up his career in Atlanta with the Gladiators.
Following his professional career, Marakhovski served as the head coach for two seasons with the 18U Thunder AAA Hockey Club, several years coaching various AAA TPH Thunder teams, and seven years as the skills coach for the Atlanta Gladiators.