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Merrimack Valley Selects

Coaching Staff

Mite Major

Mike Stevens

mstevens@thenehl.com

Originally from Miramichi, New Brunswick, Canada, Mike played at The Kent School and Bowdoin College. At Bowdoin, Mike was a four-year letter winner, served as team captain and was awarded the Peter W. Bragdon trophy as the player who best exemplified the spirit of Kent hockey.  Mike is Mite Director for the Andover Hockey Association and has coached Learn to Skate, Learn to Play, Mite House and Mite Travel teams. Mike lives in Andover with his wife and four children.

Squirt Minor

Currently reviewing applicants.  If you are interested in either a Head or Assistant coaching position please click the application link below.

Squirt Major

kcapozzi@thenehl.com

Originally from East Boston, played Town Youth Hockey and Travel hockey with the North Shore Raiders until Midget year.  Ken was on the Varsity hockey team for 4 years at East Boston High School. Post-graduation he played for USA select teams in 1986 & 1989 in Europe.  Ken’s coaching started in East Boston Youth hockey with Bantam teams, later he assisted with the Wilmington Youth Hockey Mites and lastly with 2009 Islanders Tier 1 team. In addition to coaching, Ken is one of the skills instructors for Martian Hockey and for the last 15 years has worked and been Referee -In- Chief for the Islanders Hockey Club Organization.  He later was asked to work with the Seacoast Spartans and Boston Energy Organizations as well. Ken lives in Wilmington with his wife and two children.

Peewee Minor

Josh Freeman

jfreeman@thenehl.com

Josh is a Newburyport native, born and raised, and currently lives there with his wife and 4 children.  Josh’s oldest daughter plays for the Newburyport Squirt 1 Team and his younger twin daughters play for the Newburyport Mite Instructional Team.  Josh and his wife just welcomed their newest child to the family this February and their newborn son is looking forward to strapping on his skates and joining the family, as soon as he can walk!   Josh played Newburyport Youth Hockey growing up from Mite Instructional through Bantams and graduated from Governor Dummer Academy (The Governor’s Academy) in 2000.  Josh currently coaches the Newburyport Squirt 1 Team of the Valley League in addition to assisting with the Mite Instructional Teams, and the Learn to Skate and Learn to Play programs in town.  Josh has been a coach in the NYHL for the past 4 years and is an active member of the NYHL Board of Directors.

 

Merrimack Valley Selects
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Skills Instructor

Andrew Andricopoulos

aandricopoulos@thenehl.com

Andrew is entering his first year as Player / Program Director of the New England Hockey League. He grew up in Groveland, MA before attending Tabor Academy. At 16, he moved to Quebec City to play for the Quebec Remparts in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League where he lived with, and played for, NHL Hall of Famer Patrick Roy. Andrew was a member of the 2006 Memorial Cup Championship team and played alongside current NHL stars Marc-Edouard Vlasic and Alexandre Radulov. Andrew holds several defensemen scoring records in Quebec Remparts history.

After his QMJHL career, Andrew attended several NHL and AHL camps before playing 60 games in the ECHL in the Washington Capitals and San Jose Sharks systems. Upon completion of his professional career, he returned to play Division 1 hockey in Fredericton, NB for St. Thomas University under the coaching of former NHL player Mike Eagles. Andrew had acted as the U.S. scout for the QMJHL for the past four seasons. Andrew is also entering his 2nd season as Assistant Coach of Men’s Varsity Hockey at Brooks School. He resides in Groveland, MA.

The New England Hockey League will consider applications received from experienced and qualified coaches. To be considered, please click on the link below and fill out the form.

Questions can be directed to Andrew Andricopoulos

phone (978.557.5518 x125)

E-mail (aandricopoulos@thenehl.com).

Thank you for your interest.