21-22 NJC 8U GOLD (ADVANCED)

Managers:  Larissa Wilson, Courtney Ost

League:  NJYHL

Tournaments/Showcases:

AAHA 6U-8U Jamboree – Wayne, NJ  (September 25-26, 2021)

Halloween Howl  – Hershey, PA  (October 29-31, 2021)

 

 

MEET THE COACHES

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

Wilson, J

JAMES WILSON

HEAD COACH

CEP Level 1

Coaching Experience:

  • New Jersey Colonials 8U Boys
  • New Jersey Colonials 8U Girls
  • Beacon Hill Hockey Development Program

Playing Experience:

  • Hobart College Varsity (96-98)
  • Chatham High School Varsity (92-96)
  • New Jersey Colonials
  • New Jersey Rockets

James has 7 years of Mite (8U) & Mite Developmental coaching experience. His coaching philosophy centers on growth & development of the fundamentals, while creating a fun and cohesive team experience for the kids.  James played high level youth hockey with the New Jersey Colonials & New Jersey Rockets and 4 years of Varsity at Chatham High School.  James played RW for 2 seasons of Varsity Hockey at Hobart College (NY) before studying abroad in Copenhagen, DK.

Ost, G

GARY OST

ASSISTANT COACH

CEP Level 1

Coaching Experience:

  • New Jersey Colonials

Playing Experience:

  • New Jersey Colonials
  • Seton Hall Prep

Coach Gary Ost began playing hockey at a young age and spent many years playing travel hockey in New Jersey with the Colonials and played High School Hockey at Seton Hall Prep, in West Orange.  Gary enjoys working with kids at various skill levels and introducing them to the game.  His coaching goal is to see significant improvement by both as individuals and as a team over the course of the season.

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.