Manager:  Khristyn Kane

League:  MAWHA


East Coast Wizard Summer Showcase – Bedford, MA (July 27-30, 2023)

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

Stoney Creek University Showcase – Stoney Creek, ON (September 15-17, 2023)

NIT Women’s Hockey Tournament – Blaine, MN (October 19-22, 2023)

East Coast Wizard Holiday Invitational – Bedford, MA (December 27-30, 2023)

PIP Motor City Girls Fest – Detroit, MI (February 2-4, 2024)


2023-24 SEASON
# First Last Position Grad Year College Committment
3 Abby Kauffman F 2024
5 Gabriella Capano F 2025
7 Renee Kilkeary D 2024
8 Kathryn Kotchish D 2024
13 Cecile Gibb D 2025
16 Madison Morris F 2025
18 Sofia Donnelly D 2024
22 Ashley Chevestick F 2025
23 Shannon Kincaid F 2024
26 Logan Harrison F 2024
27 Kitty Williams G 2024 Princeton University
31 Baylyn Shankman G 2024 St. Olaf College
46 Mallory Albanese D 2024
53 Kailin Kane F 2024
67 Emily Mrotchek D 2024
76 Sasha Goldberg F 2024 Connecticut College
79 Madeline Schmidt D 2024
92 Natalie Schmitt D 2024


Last Updated: September 14, 2023


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

Avery, B 21



CEP Level 3

Coaching Experience:

  • New Jersey Colonials
  • Oyster River High School
    • AC - Varsity Hockey
    • HC - JV Lacrosse
  • University New Hampshire, Summer Camp Coach

Playing Experience:

  • Metropolitan Riveters (NWHL)
  • Syracuse University
  • University of New Hampshire
  • St. Paul's School

Brooke Avery enters her 3rd season coaching 19U Major AAA.

Coach Avery's extensive background in the sport provides this team with a strong foundation for growth and development.

Coach Brooke Avery graduated from Syracuse University in 2019 after transferring from the University of New Hampshire. Brooke has experience coaching both ice hockey and lacrosse.  She played professionally with the Metropolitan Riveters from 2019-2022.

Barbara, K 21



CEP Level 4

Coaching Experience:

  • New Jersey Colonials
    • 19U AAA
    • 16U AAA
  • Etobicoke Dolphin’s (OWHA)
    • 15U AA
    • 18U AA
  • Stoney Creek Jr. Sabres (PWHL)

Playing Experience:

  • Metropolitan Riveters (PHF)
  • Toronto Six (NWHL)
  • Markham Thunder (CWHL)
  • York University (CIS)

Kristen Barbara has coached 16U AAA the past 2 seasons. Her background in pro and university hockey provides a solid foundation for generating elite team and player performance.  She encourages a positive team culture to complement player development.

Coach Barbara played University hockey for York.  Playing defense, she posted 71 points in 150 career games, earning CIS All-Rookie Team and CIS All-Canadian honors in 2015.  She served as team captain in her 5th and final season at school.

Upon graduation, Barbara was drafted 28th overall by the Brampton Thunder in the 2016 CWHL Draft and played three seasons for the Thunder.   The team, who became the Markham Thunder, captured the Clarkson Cup in 2018.  Barbara played with PWHPA in 2019–20.  She played with the NWHL Toronto Six on 2020-21 and PHF Metropolitan Riveters in 2021-22.

Meneghin, K



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.