20-21 NJC 19U Major

20-21 NJC 19U Major

League:  MAWHA

Tournaments/Showcases:

 

Emily Janiga

CEP Level 3

 

Coaching Experience:

  • 19U Niagara Junior Purple Eagles (Head Coach, 19-20)
  • 19U Niagara Junior Purple Eagles (Assistant Coach, 18-19)

Playing Experience:

  • PWPHA Showcases
  • Buffalo Beauts (NWHL)
  • Vanke Rays (CWHL)
  • Mercyhurst University (Class of 2016)

 

Coach Janiga joined the coaching ranks while still playing professional hockey.  Last season she successfully guided the Purple Eagles to qualify for Nationals.  She was a member of the NWHL 2017 Isobel Cup Champion Buffalo Beauts.

Emily enjoyed a successful college career at Mercyhurst University where she served as the team captain during junior and senior year. Her time at Mercyhurst included 4 regular season championships (CHA), 2 CHA playoff championships, 3 NCAA final eight tournament appearances (2013,2014,2016) and 2 Frozen Four appearances (2013,2014).

Brooke Avery

Coaching Experience:

  • New Jersey Colonials, Riveters Volunteer at Skills & Clinics
  • Oyster River High School, Assistant Coach – Varsity Hockey
  • Oyster River High School, Head Coach – JV Lacrosse
  • University New Hampshire, Summer Camp Coach
  • Concord Youth Hockey Association, Volunteer Summer Clinic Coach (8U/10U Boys)

Playing Experience:

  • Metropolitan Riveters (NWHL)
  • Syracuse University
  • University of New Hampshire
  • St. Paul’s School

 

Coach Brooke Avery enters her first season with the New Jersey Colonials program.  As a player, she graduated from Syracuse University after transferring from the University of New Hampshire. Last season, she made her professional debut with the Metropolitan Riveters.  Brooke has experience coaching both ice hockey and lacrosse.