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2020/2021 Coaching Staff

2021-2022 Coaching Staff

BHC Hockey Director Alex DePalma and the entire BHC Board is proud to announce the coaching staff for the upcoming season.  You won't find a better group of coaches anywhere in the State of New Jersey.

Coaching Director

Alex DePalma - Played BHC Mite To Jr.’s, Brick High School, New Hampshire College. Alex has coached for BHC since 1985, Coaching director for 25 years, Point Boro high school 6 yrs., Whalers 18u AAA, asst. coach Seton Hall Univ., Atlantic District Assoc. Coach in Chief, USA Hockey Disabled Hockey Rep., Founder / Director Brick Stars. Alex was the recipient of the Bridgestone Mark Messier Youth Leadership Award. USA Hockey Volunteer Coach of the Year.

 

Goalie Coaching

Swain’s Hockey Skills & Development: Mike Consentino - Mike has 3 years of NCAA playing experience as well as playing Minor Professional hockey in the FPHL. Mike has been working for Swain’s

Hockey for 2 years now and is a highly regarded up and coming coach in the area. We are

excited to partner up to help enhance our goalie’s ability to train, develop, and succeed all year

 

In Addition: George Bosak will be doing weekly goalie clinics for the Jersey Shore Wildcats, which the Brick Hockey Club goalies will be included, as well as a mini summer goalie camp run by George.

 

 

Midget 18U – AA/A

Carter Lee (18U AA) – Played for Canterbury Prep. , Div.1 North Eastern University, Div.1 Lake Superior State Univ., Professionally for Trenton Devils & Johnstown Chiefs.  Carter returns to Brick to coach our Midget 18AA team where his teams were very successful making two appearances at USA Hockey’s National Championships. Carter will also be involved at our high school age player weekly clinics.

Anthony Zipfel (18U AA) – Played for BHC, Mercer AAA, William Paterson Univ. North America United. Anthony has coached at Rowen University, Jersey Shore Whalers 18 AA. He will be assisting Carter Lee with our 18AA & will be on the ice assisting with our High School age weekly clinics.

Joe Labianca (18U AA) Played multiple sports growing up, all shore wrestler & soccer player.  Joe has been coaching hockey at Jackson liberty for 8 yrs.  Joe was inducted into Mater Dei Athletic Hall of Fame.

Kyle Weise (18U AA) – Played for Brick High school, 4 yrs. Western New England Univ., Kyle has been Head coach at Jackson Liberty for 7 yrs. & Asst. for 4 yrs. & has also coached at the bantam & midget level. Kyle will be helping with our mite program & midget programs.

 

 

Midget 16U – AA/A

Dan Rozell (16U AA) Played BHC mite to midget, Brick High school 4yr. varsity. Danny has been coaching at BHC for over 10 years Starting with mites, squirts, peewee, Bantam midget 16 U & 18 U. Dan was the recipient of the BHC Coach of the year award.

Ryan Colwell (16U AA) Played mite to midget BHC, D1 Prep at Williston North Hampton, Div.3 Becker College. Ryan has been coaching at BHC for 8 yrs., 6 yrs. at the midget level. Ryan was on BHC USA Hockey Nationals team.

Todd Hankel (16U A) - Played U18AA for BHC.  Coached for St. Rose/Donovan Catholic as an assistant coach and goalie coach.

PJ Carfagno (16U A) – Played as a Midget for BHC, Freehold High School and Seton Hall University.  PJ has coached at Freehold High School and has been coaching with BHC since 2019. 

 

Bantam 14U – AA/A/B

Dan Acropolis – Played BHC Mite To Midget, Brick high school, New Hampshire Monarchs Jr.’s, Southern New Hampshire University. Dan has coached Mites, Squirt A & Peewee at BHC for 5 years. Dan was Two-time 1st team ALL State High School  & played on the Eastern Jr. Hockey League Champion team.

Chris Rudo – Played at Hudson Catholic High school 4yrs. Chris has been coaching youth hockey for over 10 yrs., 8U,10U, 16U,18U &19U with BHC & Titans. This will be his 6th yr. coaching BHC.  He is the President of Manasquan in line hockey. Chris was also part of two Handchen Cup champion teams.

Mike Ryan – Played for NJ Colonials, Monmouth Hawks, CBA High School, Canisius College NCAA. Mike has coached Point Boro HS from 2004 – 2011, Ocean Township HS currently, Manasquan middle school, South Jersey Selects Bantam A, BHC Bantam A, Parkers Army 16U AA.

Tom Brower – Played BHC mite to midget, Brick high school. Tom has coached mites, squirts & peewee at BHC. Tom was part of 2 NJ State Champion teams & 1 Gordon Cup with BHS.

 

Peewees 12U – AA/A/B

Brian Barnfield – Played BHC Mite to Midget, Brick high school, Gunnery Prep, Utica College NCAA Div.3. Brian has coached Mite A,B & mite development & squirts 2 yrs. for BHC. Brian was part of 4 NJ state championship teams at BHS & Hockey Night in Boston Champions Team Mid-Atlantic.

Peter Herms – Played for Seton Hall Prep, Univ. New Hampshire, IHL Muskegon Lumber Jacks, Div.1 Finland Savolina Rams. Pete has coached AAA at NJ Rockets, NJ Devils, NJ Freeze, Princeton University, Montclair HS & Seton Hall Prep. Pete will be coaching at our squirt level & will be a vital part of our weekly skill clinics.

Justin Douma – Played BHC Mite to Bantam, Brick Memorial High school. Justin coached at BHC mite level 3 years & 1 year at Squirts.

Chris Blackburn – He’s been a coach in BHC for 4 yrs. starting w/ LTP, mites 2yrs. & squirts last season. Chris coaches multiple HS sports, Lacrosse, Ice Hockey & Football at BHS.

Ricky Amato – Played BHC Mite to Midget, Brick High School, Wagner College & Montclair State Univ.…Ricky has coached mites & squirts at BHC.

Dan Krapf - Dan has assisted at mite development, 8U and 10U

 

Squirts-10U

Bobby Acropolis – Played BHC Mite to Midget, Brick High School, The Hotchkiss School and Quinnipiac University.  Bobby won 4 State Championships and the Gordon Cup at Brick HS and was inducted into the NJ Hockey Hall of Fame.  He won the MAAC League while with Quinnipiac.  Bobby has coached Mite through HS Varsity hockey and will be a great addition to our squirt coaching staff. 

Lacey Majors – Played BHC Mite to Midget, Toms River East High school, NCAA Div. 3 Trinity College, Women’s USA hockey select 30 team. Lacey has coached Mite A, Squirt B, peewee B & Girls 10U at BHC

Chris Chu – Played College Hockey at NJIT…Chris has coached Mite B head coach, Mite A & Squirts at BHC.

Juan Acevedo – coached Learn to play 3yrs., BHC mite coach

Mites – 8U

Tom Brower – Played BHC mite to midget, Brick high school. Tom has coached mites, squirts & peewee at BHC. Tom was part of 2 NJ State Champion teams & 1 Gordon Cup with BHS.

Kyle Weise – Played for Brick High school, 4 yrs. Western New England Univ., Kyle has been Head coach at Jackson Liberty for 7 yrs. & Asst. for 4 yrs. & has also coached at the bantam & midget level. Kyle will be helping with our mite and midget program.

James Murphy – Played BHC mite to midget, and Brick High School.  James played in 2007 USA Hockey Nationals.  James has been an Assistant and Head Coach for Brick High School and coached BHC Mites this past season.

Nick Ianniello Played for Brick High School and Southern New Hampshire University.  Nick has coached Learn to Play for Brick Hockey Club since 2018. 

Joe Rossi – Played for Brick High School and continues to play in adult leagues. Has Coached Learn to Skate and Learn to Play for over 5 years.

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