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Midget Major U18

Matt McDonald (Head Coach)

Playing Career - Potsdam Central High School, Deerfield Academy, Hamilton College NCAA D-III

Coaching Career - Currently the Head Coach of the New Canaan Country School Varsity team, NCWC, and previously coached the Clinton Comets.

Ryan Haggerty (Assistant Coach)

Playing Career - Ryan is currently under contract with the Florida Panthers.  Ryan played 2 seasons with the US National Development Program where he won a U18 World Championship before heading to RPI (NCAA D1) for 3 seasons.  Ryan signed with the New York Rangers in 2014 and has played in the AHL with Hartford, Rockford, Wilkes-Barre, and now the Springfield Thunderbirds.

This is Ryan's first year coaching at the New Canaan Winter Club.

 

Midget Minor U16

Jamie Hanford (Head Coach)

Playing Career - Darien High School (All-FCIAC), was a 3x All-American at Loyola College and was a 13 year indoor / outdoor All-Pro Professional Lacrosse player.  During his pro career he helped the Philadelphia Wings and the Colorado Mammoth, win NLL Championships.   While a member of the Baltimore Bayhawks, he helped the team win the MLL Championship in 2002.  In 2002, Jamie was assistant captain of Team USA and helped the team win the Heritage Cup.  Jamie is one of Darien High School’s greatest lacrosse players of all-time.    He was a 3x All FCIAC player, 2x All-Sate, All-American, and CT Player of the year in 1994.  He helped Darien win its first two FCIAC championships in 1992 & 1994.   In his senior year, he was the North South All-Star Game MVP.  In 2012, he was selected to be inducted into the Connecticut Lacrosse Hall of Fame (only the second lacrosse player ever to be honored by the CT Chapter).  In all, Jamie excelled playing three sports in High School.  As a multiple sport athlete, he would earn All-FCIAC honors in three sports - Football, Ice Hockey, and Lacrosse.

Coaching Career - Jamie has been coaching at the NCWC for 7 years. Jamie has been coaching in lacrosse camps for nearly two decades and runs Eclipse Lacrosse. Jamie is entering his fourth season as Head Coach at Greens Farms Academy (GFA) in Fairfield, CT.

Ryan Haggerty (Assistant Coach)

Playing Career - Ryan is currently under contract with the Florida Panthers.  Ryan played 2 seasons with the US National Development Program where he won the U18 World Championship before heading to RPI (NCAA D1) for 3 seasons.  Ryan signed with the New York Rangers in 2014 and has played in the AHL with Hartford, Rockford, Wilkes-Barre, and now the Springfield Thunderbirds.

This is Ryan's first year coaching at the New Canaan Winter Club.

 

 

Bantam A U14

Clark Jones (Head Coach)

Playing Career - Exeter High School, Deerfield Academy, Union College (Captain) NCAA Division 1 (1997-2001).  Played professionally for the St. Louis Blues and Ottawa Senators minor league affiliates.  

Coaching Career - 20 year coaching career including the New Canaan Winter Club (7 years) and Mid-Fairfield, Skills Instructor at Elite Hockey Camp, BU Hockey Camp, and Phillips Exeter Academy Hockey Camp. Clark is the Hockey Director at the New Canaan Winter Club, Head Coach at New Canaan High School, and Founder and Head Skills Coach of the Hockey Skills Academy.

Matt McDonald (Assistant Coach)

Playing Career - Potsdam Central High School, Deerfield Academy, Hamilton College NCAA D-III

Coaching Career - Currently the Head Coach of the New Canaan Country School Varsity team, NCWC, and previously coached the Clinton Comets.

 

Bantam A1 U14

Jamie Hanford (Head Coach)

Playing Career - Darien High School (All-FCIAC), was a 3x All-American at Loyola College and was a 13 year indoor / outdoor All-Pro Professional Lacrosse player.  During his pro career he helped the Philadelphia Wings and the Colorado Mammoth, win NLL Championships.   While a member of the Baltimore Bayhawks, he helped the team win the MLL Championship in 2002.  In 2002, Jamie was assistant captain of Team USA and helped the team win the Heritage Cup.  Jamie is one of Darien High School’s greatest lacrosse players of all-time.    He was a 3x All FCIAC player, 2x All-Sate, All-American, and CT Player of the year in 1994.  He helped Darien win its first two FCIAC championships in 1992 & 1994.   In his senior year, he was the North South All-Star Game MVP.  In 2012, he was selected to be inducted into the Connecticut Lacrosse Hall of Fame (only the second lacrosse player ever to be honored by the CT Chapter).  In all, Jamie excelled playing three sports in High School.  As a multiple sport athlete, he would earn All-FCIAC honors in three sports - Football, Ice Hockey, and Lacrosse.

Coaching Career - Jamie has been coaching at the NCWC for 7 years. Jamie has been coaching in lacrosse camps for nearly two decades and runs Eclipse Lacrosse. Jamie is entering his fourth season as Head Coach at Greens Farms Academy (GFA) in Fairfield, CT. 

Brandon Angotti (Assistant Coach)

Playing Career - Staples High School Varsity, CT Wolves Junior B (MJHL), New York Bobcats Junior A (AJHL), Springfield Falcons Junior A (EJHL), Geneseo State University (SUNYAC) NCAA Div-III (2009-2013)

Coaching Career - Skills Instructor at Pro Ambitions Hockey Camps throughout New England.  This is Brandon's 5th season at the New Canaan Winter Club.

Bantam B U14

JP McNichol (Head Coach)

Todd Christian (Assistant Coach)

Playing Career - Todd played his junior hockey for the Notre Dame Hounds in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League before accepting a scholarship to Clarkson University (NCAA D1).  Todd played 4 years at Clarkson from 2012 to 2016 before spending time in the ECHL.

Coaching Career - This is Todd's 2nd year at the Winter Club.

Peewee A U12

Ken Gammill (Head Coach)

Todd Christian (Assistant Coach)

Playing Career - Todd played his junior hockey for the Notre Dame Hounds in the Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League before accepting a scholarship to Clarkson University (NCAA D1).  Todd played 4 years at Clarkson from 2012 to 2016 before spending time in the ECHL.

Coaching Career - This is Todd's 2nd year at the Winter Club.

Kyle Mills (Assistant Coach)

Playing Career - Fairfield Prep (State Championship), Canterbury School (Asst. Captain), Penn State Club (Asst. Captain, ACHA-1)

Coaching Career - Kyle has coached at the NCWC for 7 years.

 

Peewee A1 U12

Mike Mammone (Head Coach)

Playing Career - Mike played at Westhill High School as a four year starting goaltender, named first team All-FCIAC his Junior and Senior years.

Coaching Career - NCWC Head Goaltending Coach, Goaltending Coach for Trinity College and Post University.  Mike has also coached with the Bronxville Blackhawks and the Greenwich Blues.

Cam Mackey (Assistant Coach)

 

Peewee B U12

​J.P. McNichol (Head Coach)

Tim Bossin (Assistant Coach)

Barry Durfee (Assistant Coach)

 
Squirt A U10
 
Clark Jones (Head Coach)
 

Playing Career - Exeter High School, Deerfield Academy, Union College (Captain) NCAA Division 1 (1997-2001).  Played professionally for the St. Louis Blues and Ottawa Senators minor league affiliates.  

Coaching Career - 20+ year coaching career including the New Canaan Winter Club (7 years) and Mid-Fairfield, Skills Instructor at Elite Hockey Camp, BU Hockey Camp, and Phillips Exeter Academy Hockey Camp. Clark is the Hockey Director at the New Canaan Winter Club, Head Coach at New Canaan High School, and Founder and Head Skills Coach of the Hockey Skills Academy.

Jake Granito (Assistant Coach)

​Playing Career - New Canaan Winter Club, New Canaan High School (Captain, All-FCIAC, All-State, 2x FCIAC Champion), CT Oilers (EJHL), CT Yankees (USPHL), Arizona State University Club. 

​Coaching Career - NCWC, Ice Cats, HSA Skills Instructor

 

Squirt A1 U10

Matt Magda (Head Coach)

Playing Career - Grew up in Stamford, CT.  Played 4 years of Varsity Hockey for Trinity Catholic High School.

Coaching Career - Matt's coaching career has spanned 14 years between the New Canaan Winter Club, CT Flames, and the Stamford Sharks.

Tim Bossin (Assistant Coach)

 

Squirt B U10

Mike Mammone (Head Coach)

Playing Career - Mike played at Westhill High School as a four year starting goaltender, named first team All-FCIAC his Junior and Senior years.

Coaching Career - NCWC Head Goaltending Coach, Goaltending Coach for Trinity College and Post University.  Mike has also coached with the Bronxville Blackhawks and the Greenwich Blues.

Dave Ives (Assistant Coach)

 

Mite A U8

Greg Presseau (Head Coach)

Greg joined the Winter Club in 2018 and has fully embraced the Club’s approach to promoting the game of hockey.  Greg started his youth hockey in the White Plains and Rye Rangers organizations before going to the Harvey School in Katonah.  While there, Greg earned MVP honors, served as an assistant captain and was a three-year starter.  Since the Winter Club affords each player an opportunity to skate nearly every day, Greg’s coaching philosophy is simple: create a fun and challenging environment and players will thrive as they get plenty of repetitions.      

Jon Wyson (Head Coach)

 

Mite A1 U8

Mike Sayre (Head Coach)

Scott Bartone (Assistant Coach)

Mite B U8

Christi Jones (Head Coach)

JP McNichol (Assistant Coach)

 

Mite C U8

James Knowles (Head Coach)

Dan Sparks (Assistant Coach)