The North Jersey Avalanche are proud to announce program information for the 2013-2014 season. Please click on the picture below to find out what improvements we have made for next season.
North Jersey Avalanche 2013-2014
Player Development Model
“Synergy in Coaching from Mite to Junior”
Proud Member of the most well established and respected Hockey Leagues in the USA
Atlantic Youth Hockey League
New Jersey Youth Hockey League
Metropolitan Junior Hockey League
Program and facility facts include:
- Ice House is a State of the Art four sheet facility, providing for consistent quality practice and game times.
- Unmatched student athlete opportunities, with over 100 Alumni having advanced to Prep School, USHL, NAHL, OHL, ACHA, NCAA Div 1, Div 3 and Professional Hockey.
- Ice Sport Training center and gym on site
- Skating Treadmill on site
- Glice shooting and goaltending lessons available on site
- Soon to be constructed Junior and Midget AAA locker rooms and player lounge
- Highly motivated and experienced Head and Assistant Coaching Staff
- Victor Baryshevtsev - Power Skating Instructor, weekly clinic for AAA teams.
- Sergei Simonov- Power Skating Instructor, weekly clinic for AAA teams.
- Dan Meyers- GDS - Goaltending Instructor, weekly goalie clinic for all Avalanche goaltenders.
- Todd Johnson – Prep School Placement Counselor
- Prep, Junior, College Seminar in August for Midget & Bantam levels
- Host for USHL East Coast exposure event
- Study Hall with Wi-Fi available during practice hours for our Avalanche players/families.
- 10 Month Tier I Program & 8 Month Tier II Program, designed for the highest level of player development while also allowing our players time to increase overall athleticism.
TIER I HEAD COACHES
Junior/U18 - Billy McCreary
U16 National - Jamie Cahill
U16 American - Tom Preville
Bantam Major -Dan May
Bantam Minor - Larry Robbins
Peewee Major - Patrik Hansson
Peewee Minor - Glenn Carlough
Squirt Major - Dan May
Squirt Minor - John Hero
TIER II HEAD COACHES
U18 AA - Kyle Long
U18 A - Robert Vizard
U16 AA - Jason May
U16 A Blue - Angelo Serse/C.Curtis
U16 A White - Colin Church
Bantam AA - Gary L'Heureux
Bantam A - Joe Griffo
Bantam B Blue - Robert Colasuono
Bantam B White – John Mendes
Peewee AA- Bill Underwood
Peewee A Blue- Pete LaMonica
Peewee A White – Mike Carlisle
Peewee B - Todd Johnson
Squirt AA - Michael Kim
Squirt A - Tim Lindis
Squirt B - Bryan Sharkey
Mite Major A (2005) - Jeff Auger
Mite Major B (2005) - Kevin Mulligan
Mite Minor (2006)- Brian May