24-25 NJC 8U SILVER

Manager:  Erica Veit

League:  NJYHL

Tournaments/Showcases:

AAHA 8U Jamboree – Wayne, NJ (September 21-22, 2024)

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MEET THE COACHES

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

Reilly, P 23

PATRICK REILLY

HEAD COACH

CEP Level 1

Coaching Experience:

  • New Jersey Colonials

Playing Experience:

  • New Jersey Colonials
  • Delbarton School

Patrick Reilly grew up playing for the New Jersey Colonials. At Delbarton, he won a State Championship and 2 Mennen Cup Championships.

Coach Reilly now lives in Basking Ridge with his wife Evan and three kids.

Kaplan, C 23

COREY KAPLAN

ASSISTANT COACH

CEP Level 1

Coaching Experience:

  • New Jersey Colonials

Playing Experience:

  • Cornell University (AAU)
  • Roxbury HS
  • New Jersey Colonials

Corey Kaplan grew up playing for the New Jersey Colonials.  Corey then played at Roxbury HS where he graduated as one of the school's all-time leading scorers.  Thereafter, he played club hockey at Cornell University.

Coach Corey believes in focusing on player development and the importance of instilling the values of teamwork, sportsmanship and discipline in each player, with the goal of creating a fun and inclusive environment where every player feels valued and excited to come to the rink.

Coach Kaplan now lives in Chatham with his wife Stefanie and two boys who are both in the NJ Colonials program.

Barnes, C 23

PHILIP BARTER

ASSISTANT COACH

CEP Level 2

Coaching Experience:

  • New Jersey Colonials

Philip Barter enters his third season behind the bench with the Colonials.  His coaching philosophy centers around development and progress with a fun, supportive LEARNING ENVIRONMENT.

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.