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RIVERHAWK HEAD COACHES

Mite Director – Al Minopoli

  • Bio coming soon ...

 

Squirt A – Shaun Gallagher

  • Head Coach, Ridgefield HS (12 years)
  • 2017 CIAC Division 1 State Champions
  • 4 Time FCIAC "Coach of the Year"
  • Head Coach, RiverHawks Squirt A '18

 

Squirt A1 - Eddy LeMaire

  • 15+ years of youth hockey instruction 
  • Sudbury Wolves Jr A,A1 (OHL Canada) '86 
  • Professional- Team Le Visent '87-'89M 
  • Head Coach, St Joseph HS '16

 

Squirt B – TBD*

 

PeeWee A – Don Ryan

  • 30+ years coaching
  • Former High School Head Coach
  • Former Marine Corp Drill Instructor
  • RH Squirt A / State Champs '16

 

PeeWee A – Harry Geary

  • UConn All American
  • NHL LA Kings (training camp)
  • AHL New Haven Knighthawks (player)
  • Coaching career: UConn, RIdgefield HS, Greenwich HS, youth hockey (States, Regionals and Nationals)

 

PeeWee B – TBD*

 

Bantam A (1/2 year) – Scott Hansen

  • D-League PW/Bantam Coach ‘17-present
  • SCYHA Youth Hockey Coach ‘11-‘17
  • NCAA Division 1 Official ’97-present
  • IIHF "A" Referee ‘95-‘03, including 4 World Championships and the 2002 Winter Olympics
  • Professional Hockey Referee, ‘89-‘96 including AHL, IHL, ECHL, Canadian Major JR. A, and NHL Referee Trainee

Bantam A1 – Zach Usinger

 

Bantam B – TBD*

 

Midget – Andy Townsend

 

Midget – Eddy LeMaire

 

Midget – Martin Kilcourse

 

Midget – Scott Powell

 

RIVERHAWK SKILL COACHES

Goaltending Coach – Nolan Schaefer

  • Clear Sight Development
  • 12 Year Professional
  • NHL / San Jose Sharks '05-'06
  • NCAA Div 1Hockey / Providence College '00 -'03

Goaltending Director – Danny Rodrigue

Skills Coach/ADM Director – Greg Maxey

  • Western New England College '84-'88
  • Outstanding Defensive Performer '88
  • Head Coach, Trumbull HS '99-Present
  • State Champs '12 / Team of the Year '12
  • 3 Time FCIAC "Coach of the Year"

 

*The TBD coaches are in the process of being solidified at this time. The RiverHawks are taking care to align the Coach's experience and background appropriately with the skill set of the team to ensure the best development environment.