23-24 NJC 16U MINOR AA

Managers:  David Shefter, Susanne Mulligan

League:  MAWHA


NAHA Labor Day Girls Fest – Wellesley, MA (September 1-3, 2023)

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

PIP Roc City Girls Fest – Rochester, NY (November 3-5, 2023)

Steel City Girls Invitational – Warrendale, PA (February 16-19, 2024)


2023-24 SEASON
# First Name Last Name Grad Year Position College Committment
2 Samantha Nocera 2026 D
4 Bronwyn Shefter 2026 D
6 Elin Tulloch 2026 D
7 Lucy Mallgrave 2028 D
8 Hayden Mulligan 2027 F
9 Ella Delaney 2026 F
10 Keira Walsifer 2027 F
11 Kayla Latham 2025 F
16 Morgan Reis 2025 F
18 Sylie Sawale 2026 F
20 Sarina Sherman 2026 F
21 Claire Norton 2026 F
22 Alexandra McCoy 2025 F
26 Keira DeCroix 2026 F
28 Cameron Coates 2026 F
35 Megan Cincotta 2026 G
36 Emerson Murphy 2026 F
41 Clementine Dickson-Child 2027 G
86 Lauren Delaney 2026 F
91 Catelynn Failla 2026 F


Last Updated: May 11, 2023


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

Carter, R 22



CEP Level 5

Coaching Experience

  • New Jersey Colonials
  • St. Joseph Metuchen Varsity Hockey
  • Princeton Youth Hockey
  • New Jersey Rockets
  • 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 over twenty years and is also the 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.

Carter received the 2022 Atlantic District New Leader Award and in 2018, the prestigious Bob O'Connor Award from USA Hockey for extraordinary accomplishments and contributions to the sport.

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, Z



CEP Level 2

Coaching experience:

  • New Jersey Colonials
    • 19U
    • 16U
    • 10U

Playing experience:

  • Montclair Blues (MAWHA)
  • New Jersey Rockets

Zoe Carter enters her third season with the New Jersey Colonials.  She assisted with the Girls 10U Major team in 2021-22.

Coach Carter grew up playing youth hockey in New Jersey for the New Jersey Rockets and the Montclair Blues. During her final season with the 19U Montclair Blues she helped lead her team to the District Championship series.

Meneghin, K 23



CEP Level 2

Coaching Experience:

  • Ironbound
  • NJ Bandits
  • Saint Anselm AC (NCAA D1)

Playing Experience:

  • Connecticut/Buffalo (NWHL)
  • Plattsburgh State (NCAA D3)
  • The Gunnery Prep
  • New Jersey Colonials
  • Quarry Cats

Kayla Meneghin hails from Clifton, NJ . An NJC alum, she scored 188 points at Plattsburgh State and played 3 seasons in the NWHL.

Coach Meneghin spent 2 seasons at St. Anselm's before returning to youth hockey in NJ. She is dedicated to growing the game for our next generation of athletes.


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.