21-22 NJC 16U AA

Manager:  Bill Foster

League:  NJYHL

Tournaments/Showcases:

Pittsburgh Pre-Season Challenge – Pittsburgh, PA  (September 24-26, 2021)

MEET THE COACHES

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

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RYAN CARTER

HEAD COACH

CEP Level 5

Coaching Experience

  • Saint Joseph Metuchen Varsity Ice Hockey
  • Various New Jersey Youth Clubs
  • New Jersey Garden State Games

Playing Experience

  • Norwich University (NCAA, D3)
  • Trinity College School, Port Hope, Ontario, Canada
  • Saint Joseph Metuchen

Ryan Carter has coached for twenty years and is also the Associate Coach in Chief for the Atlantic District. Carter played at Norwich University and Trinity College School in Port Hope, Ontario, Canada before becoming an assistant coach (2003-07) and eventually the head coach (2007 to present) at Saint Joseph.

Under Carter, the Saint Joseph Falcons have claimed eight of the last ten Greater Middlesex Conference Tournament championships, and three Egan Conference titles 2016, 2017, and 2021. Carter is a four-time GMC Coach of the Year, having earned the honor twice from the Home News Tribune and twice from the league. Two of Carter’s former players were selected in the NHL Draft including All-Star defenseman John Carlson, who won a Stanley Cup with the Washington Capitals. More than 40 percent of Saint Joseph graduates have continued their ice hockey careers at the collegiate level with several players securing NCAA Division I scholarships. Carter recently received the prestigious Bob O'Connor Award from USA Hockey for extraordinary accomplishments and contributions to the sport.

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TYLER LEE

ASSISTANT COACH

CEP Level 4

Coaching Experience:

  • New Jersey Colonials
  • Chatham High School (Assistant Coach)

Playing Experience:

  • Bloomsburg University (ACHA)
  • Whippany Park High School

Coach Tyler Lee begins his 4th season coaching with the New Jersey Colonials.  Tyler is also an assistant coach at Chatham High School.

A native of Morris County, he attended Whippany Park High School, where he played varsity ice hockey.  After high school, he attended and played hockey at Bloomsberg University where he contributed 39 points in 50 games.

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.