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David Alexander was named Goaltending Coach on June 15, 2017.
Alexander, the Director of Goaltending Development at Alexander Goaltending, works with several NHL goaltenders
during the off-season, including the Blues’ Jake Allen. Prior to joining the Blues, Alexander spent the previous four
seasons in the Tampa Bay organization, working as the goaltending coach for the Lightning’s AHL affiliate, the
Syracuse Crunch. In 2016-17, the Crunch won the Eastern Conference before losing in the Calder Cup Finals. While
in Syracuse, he tutored several NHL goaltenders, including the Lightning’s Andrei Vasilevskiy.
Prior to his time in Syracuse, the Moncton, New Brunswick, native spent five years as an assistant coach at the
University of Maine, where he worked with current Carolina Hurricanes goaltender Scott Darling. Alexander has
also worked with Hockey New Brunswick and Canada’s U-17 Team Atlantic.
A native of St. Louis, Ferrell was named the Blues Video Coach in the summer of 2013.
Ferrell has over 16 years of coaching and player development experience including working with players at both
the amateur and professional levels. Over the past eight years, Ferrell has specialized in skill development, crafting
off-season training programs for players in the National Hockey League (NHL), American Hockey League (AHL),
United States Hockey League (USHL), and North American Hockey League (NAHL). Previously, Ferrell has conducted
in-season and off-season training with Blues players as well as other locally based NHL players dating back to 2010.
Ferrell also served as an assistant coach of the St. Charles Chill (Central Hockey League) prior to joining the Blues.
Ferrell grew up in St. Louis and attended St. Louis University High School. Ferrell and his wife Cindi live in Webster
Groves and have four children: Adam, Parker, Killian and Isabella.
STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING COACH
Eric Renaghan enters his third season as the Blues Strength and Conditioning Coach after joining the team in
July of 2016. His responsibilities include specialized hockey conditioning and nutrition programs in-season and
off-season, as well as return-to-sport programs for injured players to ensure they return to the Blues line-up in
top physical condition. In addition to training Blues players, Renaghan is also responsible for overseeing all sport
science initiatives within the Strength and Conditioning Department.
Renaghan was born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area and graduated from San Jose State University with a
bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology. Most recently, he held the title of Assistant Strength and Conditioning coach for
the Vancouver Canucks.
Renaghan resides in Kirkwood, Missouri, with his wife, two kids, and two dogs.