COACHES

HOCKEY DIRECTORS

Shatel, B (2)

Executive Director, Boys - Bruce Shatel

Bruce Shatel 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 over 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

Emily Janiga #4 of the Metropolitan Riveters poses for a head shot on Content Day on January 7, 2020 at the Floyd Hall Arena in Little Falls, New Jersey. Mandatory Copyright Notice: Copyright 2021 Kate Frese (Photo by Kate Frese)

Director, Girls - Emily Janiga

Emily Janiga has an extensive hockey background as both a player and coach. A current member of the NWHL Riveters, Emily previously competed in the PWHPA, CWHL.  She served as captain during her career at NCAA DI Mercyhurst where she earned All-CHA First team and College Hockey America Conference (CHA) Player of the Year.  During her time in the CWHL with the Vanke Rays, she also worked as a Beijing 2022 Women’s Sport Ambassador in preparation for the upcoming Winter Olympics.

Emily has 5 years of experience in youth hockey since graduating in 2016. Her coaching experience includes the 19U, 16U and 14U levels, the Buffalo Sabres Learn to Play (LTP), the Skating Instructor Academy of Hockey in Buffalo, and most recently, Skate with the HEAT and the New Jersey Colonials.

Herr, B.

Tier 2 Director, Boys - Brendon Herr

Brendon Herr has been coaching youth hockey for over 15 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.

MEET OUR 2021-22 COACHES

Youth Tier 1

Scorsune, J

Jon Scorsune

10U MINOR 2012
Wlliams, R

Ryan Williams

10U MAJOR 2011
Barrasso, R #2

Rob Barrasso

12U MINOR 2010
Shatel, B (2)

Bruce Shatel

12U MAJOR 2009
Velischek, a 3

Alex Velischek

14U BANTAM MINOR 2008
14U MAJOR 2007
Yavtuhovich, I

Ilya Yavtuhovich

16U NATIONAL

Youth Tier 2

JK

Jason Kishbaugh

8U BLUE
NJCID-HFC

Bob Clark

8U BRONZE
Herr, B.

Brendon Herr

8U BLACK
Tortorello, C

Chris Tortorello

8U SILVER
Wilson, J

James Wilson

8U GOLD
Ost, G.

Gary Ost

8U GOLD
Katinsky, B

Bill Katinsky

10U
Book, DJ

D.J. Book

10U AA
Herr, B.

Brendon Herr

12U AA
Linklater, A.

Amanda Linklater

14U
Braviak-M

Mike Braviak

14U AA
Herr, B.

Brendon Herr

18U AA

Girls

JK

Jason Kishbaugh

8U RED
Scali, M

Michael Scali

8U WHITE
Stys, M

Melissa Stys

10U MINOR
Rushton, M

Mallory Rushton

10U MAJOR
Dugan, J

Jeff Dugan

12U MINOR
Drevitch, T #2

Todd Drevitch

12U MAJOR
Cassidy, M.

Meghan Cassidy

14U A WHITE
Crothers, D.

Dennis Crothers

14U AA BLUE
Whitman-Annis, K

Kate Whitman-Annis

14U AA BLUE
2019 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship

Shelly Picard

14U MAJOR
Arnone, G.

Gina Arnone

16U MINOR
Barbara, K

Kristen Barbara

16U MAJOR
19U MAJOR