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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.

Chris Taliercio (Assistant Coach)

Playing Career - Cardigan Mountain School, St. Paul’s School, Dartmouth College NCAA Division 1 (1997-2001). Played professionally for the Minnesota Wild and Florida Panther minor league affiliates.

Coaching Career - Coached at Elite Hockey Camps for over 10 years, Robby Glantz Power Skating, NCWC.

 

Midget Minor U16

Dave Cochran (Head Coach)

Playing Career - NCWC, NCHS, Yale University NCAA Division 1.  Grew up playing hockey at the New Canaan Winter Club starting at age 6. He went through the travel program ultimately being coached by Coach Tom Mlezko in his bantam years. He spent his subsequent four years playing hockey and lacrosse at New Canaan High School achieving All-America honors in both sports his senior year. He then went on to spend four years under famed coach Tim Taylor at Yale University (Division 1) along with playing two years of varsity lacrosse. 

Coaching Career - David coached a couple of New Canaan Winter Club Bantam A teams to CHC championship games. He also spent 10 years coaching the 8th grade A lacrosse teams in the town's youth association where some great hockey players, such as Christian Jensen and Max Pacioretty, touched the field on his team. Overall David has coached the 13-16 year old age group in hockey and lacrosse in New Canaan for more than two decades. 

Jamie Hanford (Assistant 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 6 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.

 

Bantam A U14

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, Lead ProCrease Instructor, Goaltending Coach for Trinity College and Post University.  Mike has also coached with the Bronxville Blackhawks and the Greenwich Blues.

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 6 years.

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 5 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 4th season at the New Canaan Winter Club.

Bantam B U14

JP McNichol (Head Coach)

 

Peewee A U12

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 (10 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 and Darien Ice House, 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.

Ken Gammill (Assistant Coach)

 

Peewee A1 U12

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 12 years between the New Canaan Winter Club, CT Flames, and the Stamford Sharks.

Frank Granito (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 and Darien Ice House, 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

​Trevor Bradley (Head Coach)

P​laying Career - Avon Old Farms, Connecticut College NCAA D-III.  Trevor played prep school hockey at Avon Old Farms where he was a member of two New England championship winning teams. He then went on to play at Connecticut College where he was a three-year captain and member of the All-NESCAC team.

Coaching Career - Trevor joined the NCWC as a coach at the beginning of the 2016-2017 season.

Frank Granito (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, Lead ProCrease Instructor, Goaltending Coach for Trinity College and Post University.  Mike has also coached with the Bronxville Blackhawks and the Greenwich Blues.

Tim Bossin (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.      

Andrew Bevan (Assistant Coach)

 

Mite A1 U8

Jon Wyson (Head Coach)

Sean Hurley (Assistant Coach)

Playing Career - Northfield Mt. Hermon, Chicago Steel USHL, Brown University Captain, NCAA Division 1 (2004-2008), AHL (San Jose Sharks Affiliate), ECHL, CHL.

Coaching Career - Sean has spent 11 years coaching beginners to elite players through skills sessions and with the New Canaan Winter Club, Ice Cats, and the Hockey Skills Academy. 

 

Mite B U8

Nick Petrecki (Head Coach)

​Playing Career - Selected 28th overall by the San Jose Sharks in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft. He played NCAA Hockey with the Boston College Eagles, who won the NCAA Men's Ice Hockey Championship title in his first season with the team (2007–2008).  On March 30, 2009 Petrecki signed an NHL contract with the San Jose Sharks.  (NHL, AHL, ECHL)

Coaching Career - Nick has been a well known skills coach throughout the off-season during his playing career.  New Canaan High School Associate Coach.  This will be his 2nd year at the Winter Club.

Rob Blosio (Assistant Coach)

Mite C U8

Scott Bartone (Head Coach)

Michael Sayre (Assistant Coach)