21-22 NJC 10U Minor

Manager:  Dee deRonde

League:  MAWHA/NJYHL (10U B American)

Tournaments/Showcases:

Rhode Island Sting Columbus Day Tournament – RI (October 8-11, 2021)

Lady Patriots President’s Day Classic – Colmar, PA (February 17-20, 2022)

 

MEET THE COACHES

Experienced staff with a wealth of knowledge and a passion for athlete growth and development.

Stys, M

MELISSA STYS

HEAD COACH

CEP Level 1

Coaching experience:

  • New Jersey Colonials

Playing experience:

  • Manhattanville College
  • Kent School
  • Pequannock HS
  • New Jersey Colonials

Coach Stys is a fourth grade teacher in Totowa, NJ and enters her 3rd year coaching with the Colonials.  She played for NJC through her entire travel hockey career.  A tri-varsity captain for ice hockey, field hockey and lacrosse, Melissa received the Class of '31 bowl as the best female athlete in her class at Kent School.  Coach Stys continued her athletic career playing ice hockey and field hockey at Manhattanville College.

Drevitch, T #2

TODD DREVITCH

ASSISTANT COACH

CEP Level 4

Coaching Experience:

  • New Jersey Colonials (Girls, Boys, Skills)
  • Mountain Lakes/Boonton HS Varsity (Assistant Coach)
  • Hockey Techniques, LLC (Owner)
  • Mountain Lakes, Pope John, Dayton HS Varsity (Head Coach)
  • USA Hockey Atlantic District Boys 15U Festival Coach
  • USA Hockey CEP Instructor/Speaker
  • New Jersey Freeze
  • Team Blizzard

Playing Experience:

  • Richmond, Roanoke, Greensboro (ECHL)
  • Fort Worth (CHL)
  • UMass-Lowell (D1), UMass-Boston(D3)
  • Fitchburg (JrA)
  • Lawrence Academy, Northwood (Prep)

Todd Drevitch first came to the Colonials in 1995.  He started by directing skills for all boys Tier 1 and Tier 2 teams.  He coached the NJ Colonials Tier 1 BTAAA, U16AAA and U18AAA.  Additionally, Todd coached the NJ Colonials Tier 2 SQA, SQAA, PW A, BT A, BTAA teams. His NJC U16AAA Tier 1 team went to the District Championships and he was selected to be an AYHL All-Star U16AAA Head Coach.  In 2015, Todd moved over to the Colonials Girls side where he became the Girls Director of Skills.  Todd was Head Coach of the Tier 1 NJC Girls U12AAA team for 2 seasons and won MAWHA Championships both years.  Drevitch has been Assistant Coach of the NJC Girls U14 AAA Major team for 4 seasons.  The 14's won MAWHA and the Atlantic District Championship earning a trip to Nationals.

Todd is Married to Christine and proud father of 3: Timothy 23 - Playing at Worcester State University (Former NJ Colonial), Kevin 22 - Playing at Worcester State University (Former NJ Colonial) and Jennifer 16 - Playing at Phillips Exeter Academy (Former NJ Colonial Girls and Boys).

Coach Drevitch runs Hockey Techniques, LLC which has offered hockey camps and professional instruction since 1995.  As a head and assistant coach on the high school level, his teams have captured Charrette, Halverson and Haas Division Championships.  Mountain Lakes also captured the Haas Cup twice.

Brown, C.

COREY BROWN

ASSISTANT COACH

CEP Level 2

Coaching Experience:

  • New Jersey Colonials Girls & Boys
  • Pope John XXIII Regional High School (Asst Coach)

Playing Experience:

  • Trenton Titans (ECHL)
  • West Chester University (ACHA)
  • Morris County Colonials

Corey, a native of NJ, grew up playing for the Morris County Colonials from Mites through the Midget Level. He was named 1st team All State for his junior and senior season in NJSIAA . He represented Team New Jersey at the Chicago Showcase in 1997. Corey then played for the West Chester University Golden Rams where he was named ACHA All American for his sophomore, junior and senior season. After his collegiate career, he spent 3 years playing for the Trenton Titans of the ECHL from 2001-2004. Corey was an assistant coach for Pope John XXIII Regional High School from 2001-2007. Corey has coached several Colonials teams including 8U, 10U Major Girls and 10U Squirt Minor AAA.

OUR MISSION

The New Jersey Colonials Youth Hockey Association's mission is to provide a quality environment for learning, playing and enjoying the game of ice hockey.