24-25 NJC 16U MAJOR AAA

Manager:  Mark DeAngelis

League:  AAHA (MAWHA)

Tournaments/Showcases:

PIP Labor Day Girls Fest – Pittsburgh, PA (August 30-September 1, 2024)

Stoney Creek U18 Showcase – Stoney Creek, ON (September 6-8, 2024)

2024 Tradition NIT – Blaine, MN (October 17-20, 2024)

US-Canada Cup – Detroit, MI (October 25-27, 2024)

SUNY Morrisville Showcase – Morrisville, NY (November 22-24, 2024)

East Coast Wizards Holiday Invitational – Boston, MA (December 27-30, 2024)

JWHL Challenge Cup – Rockville, MD (February 14-16, 2025)

16U MAJOR AAA ROSTER

2024-25 SEASON
NJCID-HFC
# First Last Grad Year Position College Committment 
1 Maren Pitts 2027 D
2 Della Gilligan 2027 F/D
4 Anastasia Donnelly 2027 D
5 Sienna DeAngelis 2027 D
8 Cassidy Dailey 2028 F
9 Molly Brozowski 2026 D
12 Victoria Dudzic 2026 F
13 Elle Pothacamury 2026 D
14 Anna Lugerner 2028 F
15 Madelyn Mulvaney 2027 F
16 Tayden Eagle-McAvoy 2027 F
25 Gianna Butto 2027 F/D
27 Penelope Campo 2028 F
35 Annette Zuck 2027 G
54 Emma Acomb 2027 G
66 Sammy Dandy 2028 D
71 Sarah Nacinovich 2026 D
91 Chloe Silverman 2027 F

 

Last Updated: June 19, 2024

MEET THE COACHES

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

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EMILY JANIGA

HEAD COACH

CEP Level 4

Coaching Experience:

  • New Jersey Colonials
    • 19U AAA
    • 16U AAA
    • 14U AAA, A
  • 19U Niagara Junior Purple Eagles (HC, 19-20)
  • 19U Niagara Junior Purple Eagles (AC, 18-19)

Playing Experience:

  • Metropolitan Riveters (NWHL)
  • PWPHA Showcases
  • Buffalo Beauts (NWHL)
  • Vanke Rays (CWHL)
  • Mercyhurst University (Class of 2016)

Emily Janiga brings an extensive hockey background to the Colonials organization as both a player and coach. She competed in the PHF, NWHL, PWHPA, CWHL as a professional.  She played NCAA DI level for Mercyhurst, where she captained the varsity women's team during her Junior and Senior years.  She scored 151 points (72 Goals, 79 Assists) in her career and earned Female Athlete of the Year in 2016. The team made 3 NCAA Final 8 and 2 NCAA Frozen Four tournaments.  Janiga was named to the All-CHA First team, the College Hockey America Conference (CHA) Player of the Year, the conference scoring leader, and was a member of the All-CHA First Team.

Janiga has coached in youth hockey since graduating in 2016. Her repertoire includes the 19U, 16U and 14U levels, the Buffalo Sabres Learn to Play (LTP), the Skating Instructor Academy of Hockey in Buffalo, and most recently, Skate with the HEAT.

Coach Janiga not only brings a true passion for growing the game of hockey to the forefront of her efforts, but her experiences with growing the game are unparalleled.

During her time in the CWHL with the Vanke Rays, she worked as a Beijing 2022 Women's Sport Ambassador to assist in the global grassroots growth and promotion of female hockey in preparation for the 2022 Winter Olympics.

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RACHEL HAVRYLKOFF

ASSISTANT COACH

CEP Level 2

Coaching experience:

  • New Jersey Colonials
  • York Lady Devils AC (16U & 19U)
  • Hershey Jr. Bears AC (12U Boys)

Playing experience:

  • Lady Islanders (Youth)
  • Wyoming Seminary Prep
  • Lebanon Valley College

Rachel Havrylkoff rejoins the New Jersey Colonials staff.  She was an assistant coach with the club in 2022-23.

Coach Havrylkoff is a 2021 graduate of Lebanon Valley College who played hockey and lacrosse.

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.