23-24 NJC 10U MAJOR

Manager:  Kristen Kishbaugh

League:  MAWHA (10U AA)/NJYHL (10U A National)


Rhode Island Sting Columbus Day Invitational – RI (October 6-9, 2023)

East Coast Wizards Thanksgiving Tournament – Bedford, MA (November 24-26, 2023)

PIP Erie White Out Weekend – Erie, PA (December 8-10, 2023)


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

Zajac, N 22



CEP Level 1

Coaching Experience:

  • New Jersey Colonials

Playing Experience:

  • University of New Hampshire (NCAA D1)

Nicole Zajac will lead Girls 10U Major and 8U.  She earned a Masters in Teaching and holds an impressive hockey resume.  Her coaching philosophy is influenced through both her experience and education. It revolves around her players enjoying the game while learning how to improve skating, positioning, conditioning, and specific skill development.

Coach Zajac served as captain of the UNH women's hockey team in her junior and senior seasons. UNH won 2 Hockey East Championships and had a Frozen Four appearance during her tenure. She was Hockey East Scoring Leader, All Hockey East 1st team, and a top 10 finalist for the Patty Kazmaier Award (top female D1 Hockey Player).

Zajac has three children, a boy and two girls, who also play hockey.

Brown, C 21



CEP Level 4

Coaching Experience:

  • New Jersey Colonials Girls & Boys
  • Pope John XXIII Regional HS (AC)

Playing Experience:

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

Corey Brown, 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.

Brown 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.

Coach Brown was an assistant coach for Pope John XXIII Regional High School from 2001-2007 and has coached several Colonials boys and girls teams.

Berger, M 23



CEP Level 4

Coaching Experience:

  • Jacksonville Jr. Icemen
  • Navy Rams Youth Hockey
  • Navy Women's Ice Hockey

Playing Experience:

  • Chesapeake Bay Lighting
  • Cornell Women's Club (ACHA)
  • Navy Rams Youth Hockey
  • Montgomery Blue Devils Youth

Molly Berger joins the New Jersey Colonials this season.  Berger grew up in Maryland. She played and coached girls and youth hockey at various levels.

Coach Berger's goal is to make players want to come back and play again next year.


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.