24-25 NJC 10U Major AAA 2014

Managers:  Tara Lappen

League:  AYHL


Just Get Good Kick-Off Classic – Rochester, NY (September 6-8, 2024)

Eastern Exposure Cup – Boston, MA (October 25-27, 2024)

Pens Elite Mid-Winter Classic – Pittsburgh, PA (December 20-23, 2024)

CCM MLK Invite – Boston, MA (January 18-20, 2025)

SuperSeries Presidents Day Cup – Hershey, PA (February 17-19, 2024)


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

Fauci 24



CEP Level 2

Coaching Experience:

  • New Jersey Colonials

Playing Experience:

  • Charlotte, Columbia (ECHL)
  • Lake Superior State (NCAA D1)
  • Chicago Freeze (NAHL)
  • Delbarton School (Prep)
  • New Jersey Colonials (Youth)

Ren Fauci spent his youth playing with the Colonials. He is a 2018 inductee to the New Jersey High School Hockey Hall of Fame.

Coach Fauci believes in fostering a positive team environment that focuses on work ethic and the development of hockey fundamentals.

Fauci is no stranger to leadership. He served as team captain at Delbarton, Chicago and Lake Superior before turning pro.

Leather 24



CEP Level 2

Coaching Experience

  • Woodbridge Wolfpack 16U

Playing Experience

  • University of Delaware (ACHA D2)
  • Jersey Shore Whalers
  • St. Rose High School

Mike Leather joins the Colonials in his third year behind the bench. He was an Assistant Coach with the Woodbridge Wolfpack 16U Tier II Team that finished as runner-up in the 2023 USA Hockey National Championships.

Mike’s coaching philosophy is centered around positivity and developing habits for all situations on the ice.

Coach Leather played youth hockey in New Jersey and later played forward for the University of Delaware where he was an Assistant Captain and Treasurer his Senior 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.