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RIVERHAWKS HEAD COACHES

Teir 2 Midget

Andy Townsend

  • Head Coach, Masuk High School (Boys) (9 years)
  • 4 years Western Michigan University (1999-2002)
  • 2 years Fort Wayne Comets UHL (2003, 2004)

 

Midget Blue

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

PeeWee A

Zach Usinger - Head Coach

  • Head Coach, RiverHawks Bantam B 2019 
  • 4 years hockey at University of North Carolina Charlotte (ACHA DII), ACC (Atlantic Coast Conference) National All-Star Tournament Team
  • 4 years hockey at Saint Joseph High School (DI)

‚ÄčPeeWee AA (Minor)

Shaun Gallagher - Head Coach

  • Head Coach, Ridgefield HS (12 years)
  • 2017 CIAC Division 1 State Champions
  • 4 Time FCIAC "Coach of the Year"
  • Head Coach, RiverHawks Squirt A 2018, 2019

Tom LaPointe, Danny Rodrigue  - Assistants


Squirt Major

Patrick Cooper - Head Coach

  • Assistant Coach Trumbull High Varsity hockey
  • D-League coach
  • Junior Rangers Intro to Hockey Coach 

Ryan Birge - Assistant

Squirt A

Vic Vicenza - Head Coach

  • Head Coach, Watertown/Pomperaug High School (2003 - present)
  • 2017 Division II Coach of the Year
  • 2011 CIAC D3 State Champions

Squirt B

Jack Murphy - Head Coach

  • CIAC State Championship, Watertown HS 2011
  • CIAC All State First Team, 2010, 2011
  • CT Junior Wolfpack, 2011-2014
  • Framingham State University, Division 3 2015-2018 

Tyler Bessette, Matthew Lewis- Assistants


Mite Gold

Matthew Blanchard - Head Coach

Chris Courtney - Assistant

Mite Blue

Patrick Cooper - Head Coach

Jason Gooley - Assistant

Mite White

Thomas Cunningham - Head Coach

Chad Siegel, Tyler Wragg - Assistants

 


RIVERHAWK SKILL COACHES

Goaltending Director – Danny Rodrigue

Skills Coach/ADM Director – Greg Maxey

  • Western New England College, 1984-1988
  • Outstanding Defensive Performer, 1988
  • Head Coach, Trumbull HS, 1999-Present
  • State Championship 2012 / Team of the Year 2012
  • 3 Time FCIAC "Coach of the Year"