22-23 NJC 15 PURE AAA 2007

Manager:  Melissa Pullen

League:  AYHL

Tournaments/Showcases:

ECC Labor Day Cup – Northford & Newington, CT (September 3-5, 2022)

SuperSeries Boston Breakout – Boston, MA (September 9-11, 2022)

Beantown Fall Classic – Marlboro, MA (October 27-30, 2022)

MLK Freeze – New England, MA (January 13-16, 2023)

MEET THE COACHES

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

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ILYA YAVTUHOVICH

HEAD COACH

CEP Level 4

Coaching Experience:

  • New Jersey Rockets
  • Red Bank Generals
  • Protec Ducks
  • Skills & Power Skating Coach – Protec Ponds

Playing Experience:

  • Reading , Toledo  (ECHL Training Camps)
  • HC Vitebsk (Belarus Extraliga)
  • Trenton (OJHL, JrA)
  • Soo (NOJHL, JrA)
  • Shelburne, Minnesota (SIJHL, JrA)
  • NY Apple Core, NJ Rockets (JrB)
  • Jersey Penguins, Bridgewater Bears (NJYHL)

Ilya Yavtuhovich returns as the NJC 2007 AAA head coach after leading them to the AYHL playoffs in 21-22.  He has experience coaching 18U, 16U and 14U teams.  His power skating, checking, skills and off-ice training are geared to bring out the highest potential of each player.

Coach Yavtuhovich played his youth hockey in New Jersey before moving on to the junior and pro ranks.

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ALEXEI YAVTUHOVICH

ASSISTANT COACH

CEP Level 4

Coaching Experience:

  • New Jersey Rockets
  • Red Bank Generals
  • Protec Ducks
  • Bridgewater Bears
  • Jersey Penguins

Playing Experience:

  • Youth hockey in Gomel, Belarus

Alexei Yavtuhovich has over 20 years of youth hockey coaching experience.  He coached with former NHL players Sergey Starikov and Alexei Kasatonov.  While with Bridgewater, his 16U and 18U teams captured NJYHL and Atlantic District championships.

Coach Yavtuhovich is experienced in team building, skills development and power skating training.  He has been a Spring Select program instructor for XHP, SI Admirals, NJ Huskies, Bombers and Protec.

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RYAN WILLIAMS

ASSISTANT COACH

CEP Level 4

Coaching Experience:

  • MCYHL
  • Jersey Colts
  • New Jersey Colonials

Playing Experience:

  • Seton Hall University
  • Whippany Park High School
  • MCYHL

Ryan Williams has been coaching youth hockey for several years.  His coaching philosophy centers around strong character, attention to detail, being a good teammate, working hard, thinking fast and being fast.

Coach Williams played football, ice hockey, baseball, and track & field through high school.  He played youth hockey growing up in New Jersey and loved summer camp with his teammates at Howie Meeker Hockey School in New York.  Williams played defense in high school and in college.

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.