NEW ENGLAND GIRLS HOCKEY LEAGUE
Chris is entering his 12th year coaching overall and has coached at all youth levels during his career. This will be Chris's 8th season with the MassConn Girls durign which time he has coached at the U12, U14, U19 levels.
He has lead his teams to the National Bound Massachusetts State championship tournament in 5 out of 7 seasons with MassConn and
takes great pride in helping his players advance to the next level, with many of those he has coached moving on to play in prep school and college.
Chris is passionate about hockey and strives to bring that passion out of his players through preparation, hard work, and perseverance.
After more than 35 years of playing and coaching the game, he continues to learn and promotes a goal-oriented, positive learning culture where he challenges players to train outside their comfort zone.
Chris has been instrumental in the development of young hockey players as a coach since 1995. His coaching experience began under the leadership of Lincoln Flagg and Gary Dineen. Chris played junior hockey for Gary Dineen as well as for Cathedral High School where he was awarded the Eddie Shore award – given to the best defenseman in Western Mass High School hockey. Chris played collegiate hockey for Fairfield University.
He has coached boys’, co-ed and girls’ teams from mites through midgets. Former players have gone on to achieve success at the high school, prep school, junior, college and professional (including the National Hockey League) level. Chris focuses on a long-term developmental approach with a positive perspective. We are appreciative to his wife, Kellye, and his family for their support in his efforts to be a positive role model and influence on his players in their development both on and off the ice.
U14 TIER I
Greg is back for his second season coaching our 2009 Girls Team. He is coming off a great season where his team made the finals of the CT Girls Hockey League U12 Championship. They also won the Jay Peak U12 Division at the Green Mountain Invitational. It was a very successful season as they were unbeaten in CT Girls Hockey League Play for the season. This year they have 8 returning players with the additional of the new players it has put them in the upper U14 Tier II American Division of the NEGHL.
Greg played his college hockey at Central CT State University.
We are lucky to have Greg with us in this organization as he brings a huge passion and love for the game.
Paul Dowe will take the lead as Head Coach of our U12 team. He has worked hard at developing our younger players for the past few seasons. He is dedicated to ensuring they have a great experience and learn to love the game.
Paul grew up in the MASSCONN organization and played his college hockey at Plattsburgh where he won a NCAA Division III National Championship. He started his coaching career at Tri-Town High School. In his thirteen years at the school he grew the program from a Division III school to a yearly contender at the Division I level in Northern CT
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