21-22 NJC 14U Minor White

Manager:  Marissa Feravolo

League:  MAWHA

Tournaments/Showcases:

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

MEET THE COACHES

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

Cassidy, M.

MEGHAN CASSIDY

HEAD COACH

CEP Level 4

Coaching Experience:

  • New Jersey Colonials
  • Metropolitan Riveters (Asst Coach)
  • Oak Knoll School

Playing Experience:

  • Plymouth State University
  • New Jersey Colonials

Meghan Cassidy grew up playing for travel hockey in New Jersey, including the Colonials.  She went on to play college hockey at Plymouth State University.  This season Cassidy is head coach of the Colonials Girls 14U Minor White team. In addition, she is the head varsity coach at the Oak Knoll school.  Cassidy served as assistant coach of the Metropolitan Riveters in 2019-20.

Torr, P

PHIL TORR

ASSISTANT COACH

CEP Level 2

Coaching experience:

  • Recreation/High School
  • Referee (2003-2021)

Playing experience:

  • CCM Titans
  • Roxbury High School
  • Recreation/Youth Travel

Coach Torr grew up playing hockey in New Jersey continues to be involved as a coach and referee.  A goaltender while playing, he was a member of the County College of Morris Titans team that won the Metropolitan League Junior College Championship in 2003.

Coaching PhilosophyI strongly believe in goal setting and skill building. I utilize small area games while introducing structured play such as going over rules, basic break out, and positioning. I believe in spending time with goaltenders (being one myself for over 30 years). I put a big emphasis on working hard and most importantly having fun and making a fun environment for the players.

Swartz, Tom

TOM SWARTZ

ASSISTANT COACH

CEP Level 2

Coaching Experience:

  • New Jersey Colonials

Playing Experience:

  • Gettysburg College (Club)
  • Park Regional HS

Tom Swartz has 9 years of youth coaching experience.  He coaches hockey as well as travel soccer and softball. Tom played high school hockey for Park Regional and Club hockey at Gettysburg College.

Coaching Philosophy: Coach Swartz centers on building a solid foundation of individual skills and good practice habits while reinforcing the importance of a being good teammate.

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.