The Tier 1 Elite League is devastated to announce the passing of Jack Bowkus, long-time coach of the Los Angeles Jr. Kings hockey program. One of the most experienced and respected youth hockey coaches in all of North America, Jack coached teams in Southern California for over 20 years. Our hearts go out to his family and friends, as well as the countless players he mentored over his illustrious career. Jack served on the Tier 1 Elite League Board of Directors and has been instrumental in the development and success of the league. Jack will be missed by all that knew him, his passing is truly a loss for the LA Jr. Kings, the league, and for youth hockey overall.