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CR U10 - Head Coach - Chris Mullen

CR U12 Blue - Head Coach - Ron Kinghorn, ron.  

Born in Windsor, Ontario, Ron played his junior hockey in Canada followed by four years of varsity hockey at Union College where he received multiple ECAC awards and was recognized as an NCAA All American goaltender his junior year. He played a single season after college for the Flint Bulldogs in the CHL.   Ron has over 35 years of ice hockey experience, is patched at USA Hockey Level 4 and has been coaching youth hockey for the past ten years.  He returns for his fourth year with the program and will serve as our 12-1 head coach.  Ron runs a Management Consulting practice as a Partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers in Boston. 

Assistant - John Dore

John is in his 10th year with Charles River/Boch having had four daughters come through the program.  He is also past board member.  John is originally from Topsfield, MA and attended The College of the Holy Cross.   He played hockey in high school and has coached hockey for 8 years.  He is patched at USA Hockey level 3.   He serves as the CFO for a Boston-based Asset Management Firm.

Assistant - Joe Sweeney 


Joe grew up in Roslindale and played his college hockey at Harvard (1 varsity and 3 JV).  He has been coaching youth hockey for 10 years (Wellesley, Needham Mite-Peewee, Boch 1998 Boys) and most recently with our 12-1 team last season. He is patched at USA Hockey Level 3.  Joe is the Regional Director of Asset Management at Intercontinental Real Estate Corporation. 

Assistant - Greg Strauss 


Greg serves an invaluable role as our head trainer as well as one of our assistants.  He has been coaching ice hockey for the past 5 years most recently serving as an Assistant last season for the Charles River 12-1 team.   He is patched at USA Hockey Level 3.  Greg works in Information Technology at BNY Mellon. 

CR U12 White - Head Coach - Ned Desmond

, Phone: 781-237-5315-h, 617-480-7434-cell

- Hotchkiss School – 1983-1985

- Dartmouth College – 1985-1989
- 53rd overall pick by the St. Louis Blues in the 1985 NHL entry draft

- Peoria Rivermen – IHL 1989

- New Haven Nighthawks – AHL 1989-1990

- Director of Wellesley Learn to Skate program – 2006-2007

- Wellesley Youth Hockey Mite Coach – 2009-2010

Asst. Coach - Michael Joe                      Asst. Coach - Joe Aiello



Team Manager - Brooke Asnis,  

CR U14 Blue Modified -
Head Coach - Pete Torgerson
ptorg5@verizon.net, Phone: 508-660-9959-h, 508-641-4938-cell

- Quinnipiac University (4 years, Captain, 100 points)

- NCAA Ice Hockey official 1985-2010 men Division 1

- NCAA Ice Hockey official (2010-present women Division 1)

- Director of Riley Hockey, Nantucket MA

CR U14 White Major - Head Coach - Jessica Knapp
, Phone: 303-817-0857-h, 303-817-0857-cell

Originally from Boulder, Colorado, Jessica has been coaching for various teams for the past 9 years and worked as a camp instructor throughout her high school and college days.  She played at St. Lawrence University, graduating in 2003 and was a part of the 2001 team that competed for the Inaugural Frozen Four.  Prior to college she played at Lawrence Academy, NECDL and Assabet.  Currently, Jessica works in Business Development and Marketing at Design Partnership of Cambridge. 

Asst. Coach – JR Boyle

JR has been in involved in Hockey his entire life and continues it in his professional career.   He has been coaching for over 15 years now, in various roles. He spent the majority of his coaching career with the Woburn High School team where he served as an assistant coach on many State Championship teams.  JR is currently working as an operations manager in the hockey industry.

CR U16-1 - Head Coach - Steve Nally
Email: steve@nallyinsurance.com, Phone: 617-489-6194-h

  • New Hampton Prep, Northeastern University
  • Pro: Chicago Cheetahs RHI

Asst. Coach - Jeff Potter

  • Williams College 4 years varsity, Tri-Captain senior year, MVP Senior year
  • Lawrenceville School

Asst. Coach - Joe Noone

  • St. Sebastian’s, Holy Cross

Asst. Coach - Tim Kelleher
  • St. Sebastian’s (ISL  MVP 98-99)
  • Boston College (99-03, National Champions 2001)
  • 5 years professional (3 years in Italy, 1 year in Holland, 1 year in Tulsa, OK)
  • Served as goalie coach for last 3 years for Milton Academy girls varsity team

CR U16-2 - Head Coach - Ben Dawson, , Phone: 508-785-1710-h, 508-735-3220-cell

- Played Varsity Lacrosse For Princeton University

- Assistant Coach / Charles River Girls Hockey U10 Team

- Assistant Coach / Charles River Girls Hockey U12-2 Team

- Assistant Coach / Charles River Girls Hockey U12-1 Team

- Head Coach / Charles River Girls Hockey U14 White Majors Team

- Head Coach / Charles River Blazers U14 Blue Majors Team

Asst. Coach - Kelli Doolin
Providence College '08
  • Two-time captain Providence College (06-08)
  • Hockey East All-Academic Team
  • Hockey East Champion and NCAA tournament competitor
  • Two-time captain at Kents Hill prep school
  • State Champion at Fontbonne Academy
  • Boston Jr. Terriers girls program director (11-12)
  • U14, U16, &U19 Boston Jr. Terriers girls coach (11-12)
  • Coach Milton Academy Girls (09-11)
  • U19 and U14 Boston Jr. Terriers girls coach (10-11)
  • U19 Lady Rangers coach (09-10)
  • Head coach Quincy/North Quincy Girls (08-09)
Manager - Frank Matthews 

CR U19-1 -
Head Coach - Amy Hollstein , Phone: 781-760-6872-h
  • High school: Lawrence Academy (Groton, Ma) 
  • College: University of Connecticut (graduated 2010) with a major in English. Played 4 yrs there and was captain for 2 years. Grad School: Eastern Nazarene concentration is in Early Childhood Teaching 
  • Head coach for Thayer Academy girls Varsity Hockey team

Asst. Coach - Justin Wissman

  • Northfield Mount Hermon. College: Norwich University (graduated 2008) played 3 years there
  • Grad School: Quinnipiac University concentration is Business Administration
Asst. Coach - Rick Cameron 

CR U19-2 - Head Coach - Viktoriya Mykolenko

, Phone: 857-998-1507-cell
  • Brown University Womens Ice Hockey (2008-2012)
  • Proctor Academy '08
  • CRGH 2006-2008