News 2018-01-11T21:45:57+00:00

Club News

2503, 2019

Ken Capozzi Named Merrimack Valley Squirt Major Head Coach

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 [...]

403, 2019

Paul Decesare Named North Shore Peewee Minor Head Coach

A native of Everett MA, Paul played for the Winnisimmet Chiefs Hockey Club and collegiately for Framingham State University.  At Framingham State, Paul was a four year member of the team (1994-1998) and served as a team captain during his senior season in 1997-98.  Paul is the Reading Youth Hockey Squirt Director and has coached Reading Youth Hockey Learn to Skate, Learn to Play, Mite Developmental, Mite 1 Travel, Squirt AA1 and Squirt AAA teams.  [...]

2602, 2019

Josh Freeman Named Merrimack Valley Peewee Minor Head Coach

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 [...]

201, 2019

Kevin Herbert Named North Shore Squirt Minor Head Coach

Kevin is a Massachusetts native who grew up in Everett.  He is the president of Saugus/Lynnfield Youth Hockey and coach of the Mite AAA team. He has coached LTS through Mites and Bantams. He currently holds the USA Hockey level IV coaching certification. Kevin attended and played hockey for Malden Catholic High School where the team won the Division 1A North title. Kevin, his wife, and sons (9 & 8) currently reside in Saugus.  kherbert@thenehl.com

1912, 2018

Jay Rourke Named Greater Boston Squirt Minor Head Coach

Jay is a Boston native growing up in Brighton until buying his first home in Hyde Park.   He is the president of Hyde Park Youth Hockey and coach of the LTS program, U6 Team and Mite AAA.    Jay is a graduate of Buckingham Browne & Nichols ‘94 (ISL) and went on to play college hockey at St. Michaels College (VT) where over his four-year career he graduated as the third-leading scorer in College history.   He was [...]

1812, 2018

Josh Caplan Named North Shore Squirt Major Head Coach

Josh Caplan played his high-school hockey at Belmont Hill, winning ISL and New England prep school championships, and his college hockey at Harvard, ‘85-’89, winning an NCAA National Championship his senior year. During his college career, Josh was invited to participate on two US Olympic Festivals. After college, Josh played professionally in Holland and represented the United States in the Spengler Cup, in Davos Switzerland. Josh has taught power skating for several years and continues [...]