COACHES

HOCKEY DIRECTORS

Shatel, B (2)

Executive Director - Bruce Shatel

Bruce Shatel is also the New Jersey Colonials Executive Director.  His teams are best known for their work ethic and discipline. Under his tenure, Delbarton has established themselves as one of the preeminent high school hockey teams in Northeast. They have won 11 State Championships, 8 Gordon Cups, 11 Gordon Conference titles, 3 Mennen Cups, and 3 Mennen Division titles. Most importantly, many of Shatel’s players have committed to play at the next level at some of the finest colleges in the Northeast: Brown University, Boston College, Bowdoin College, Colby College, Connecticut College, Cornell University, Harvard University, Hobart College, Holy Cross, Middlebury College, Princeton University, Providence College, RPI, Tufts University, UVM, Williams College, and Yale University.

Shatel has taught mathematics at Delbarton School for 20 years. He serves on the Rules Committee and the Seeding Committee for the NJSIAA. Shatel has also been a coach and evaluator for USA hockey for the New England District. In 2014, Shatel was inducted into the New Jersey Ice Hockey Hall of Fame. In July 2017, the Star Ledger named him as one of the most influential people in New Jersey high school sports

Herr, B.

Boys Tier 2 Director - Brendon Herr

Brendon Herr has been coaching youth hockey for over 14 years. Outside of the New Jersey Colonials, Brendon is the Head Coach of the Chatham High School Varsity Team, which he has taken to back to back State Finals in 2018 and 2019. Brendon grew up playing for the Hershey Jr. Bears program and spent 3 years at Wyoming Seminary Preparatory School. Brendon enjoyed a successful 4 year Collegiate career at Lebanon Valley College (NCAA, Div. III). He finished his career in the top 20 in scoring in LVC history. In 2009, he returned to his alma mater as an assistant coach.

2019 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship

Girls Director - Shelly Picard

Shelly Picard grew up in Taunton MA, and played youth hockey with the MA Spitfires.  She went on to play high school hockey at Noble and Greenough School and college hockey at Harvard University.  In addition, she participated with the US National Team in 5 World Championships and earned a Silver Medal in the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia.  She currently serves as the Deputy Commissioner for the National Women’s Hockey League (NWHL) and has been the Director of Girls Hockey for the New Jersey Colonials since 2019.

2020-21 Coaches

Check back often as we fill out our 2020-21 coaching roster!

Boys Tier 1

Wlliams, R

Ryan Williams

10U Squirt Minor 11
Barrasso, R.

Rob Barrasso

10U Squirt Major 10
Shatel, B (2)

Bruce Shatel

12U Pee Wee Minor 09
Velischek, a 3

Alex Velischek

12U Pee Wee Major 08
Watson, C.

Chase Watson

14U Bantam Minor 07
Hughes, R.

Ryan Hughes

14U Bantam Major 06
NJCID-HFC

TBA

15 Pure 05
NJCID-HFC

TBA

16U American
NJCID-HFC

TBA

16U National
Crandall, D

Dave Crandall

18U National

Boys Tier 2

NJCID-HFC

TBA

8U Mite Blue
Lee, T

Tyler Lee

8U Mite Minor
Wilson, J

James Wilson

8U Mite Major
Ost, G.

Gary Ost

8U Mite Major
Cardillo, J.

Jordan Cardillo

10U Squirt A
Book, DJ

D.J. Book

10U Squirt AA
Linklater, A.

Amanda Linklater

12U Pee Wee A
NJCID-HFC

TBA

12U Pee Wee AA
Sullivan, M

Michael Sullivan

14U Bantam A
Herr, B.

Brendon Herr

14U Bantam AA
Braviak, M.

Mike Braviak

16U Midget A
Kapp, W.

Woody Kapp

16U Midget AA
Herr, B.

Brendon Herr

18U Midget AA
NJCID-HFC

John Phillips

18U Midget A

Girls

Brown, C.

Corey Brown

8U Mite
JK

Jason Kishbaugh

8U Mite
Scali, M

Michael Scali

8U Mite
Fuchs, R

Rich Fuchs

10U Major
Cassidy, M.

Meghan Cassidy

10U Minor
Nacinovich, D

Dan Nacinovich

12U Major
Dugan, J

Jeff Dugan

12U Minor
2019 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship

Shelly Picard

14U Major
NJCID-HFC

TBA

14U Minor
Nash. K

Kelly Nash

16U Major
NJCID-HFC

TBA

16U/19U Minor
Janiga, E

Emily Janiga

19U Major
NJCID-HFC

TBA

19U Independent