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Midget Major U18

Clark Jones (Head Coach)

Playing Career - Exeter High School, Deerfield Academy, Union College (Captain) NCAA Division 1 (1997-2001). Played professionally for the St. Louis Blues and Ottawa Senators minor league affiliates.  

Coaching Career - 17 year coaching career including the New Canaan Winter Club and Mid-Fairfield, Skills Instructor at Elite Hockey Camp, BU Hockey Camp, and Phillips Exeter Academy Hockey Camp.  Clark is the Hockey Director at the New Canaan Winter Club and Darien Ice House, and Founder and Head Skills Coach of the Hockey Skills Academy.

Chris Taliercio (Assistant Coach)

Playing Career - Cardigan Mountain School, St. Paul’s School, Dartmouth College NCAA Division 1 (1997-2001). Played professionally for the Minnesota Wild and Florida Panther minor league affiliates.

Coaching Career - Coached at Elite Hockey Camps for over 10 years, Robby Glantz Power Skating, NCWC.

 

Midget Minor U16

Dave Cochran (Head Coach)

Playing Career - NCWC, NCHS, Yale University NCAA Division 1.  Grew up playing hockey at the New Canaan Winter Club starting at age 6. He went through the travel program ultimately being coached by Coach Tom Mlezko in his bantam years. He spent his subsequent four years playing hockey and lacrosse at New Canaan High School achieving All-America honors in both sports his senior year. He then went on to spend four years under famed coach Tim Taylor at Yale University (Division 1) along with playing two years of varsity lacrosse. 

Coaching Career - David coached a couple of New Canaan Winter Club Bantam A teams to CHC championship games. He also spent 10 years coaching the 8th grade A lacrosse teams in the town's youth association where some great hockey players, such as Christian Jensen and Max Pacioretty, touched the field on his team. Overall David has coached the 13-16 year old age group in hockey and lacrosse in New Canaan for more than two decades. 

Jamie Hanford (Assistant Coach)

Playing Career - Darien High School (All-FCIAC), was a 3x All-American at Loyola College and was a 13 year indoor / outdoor All-Pro Professional Lacrosse player.  During his pro career he helped the Philadelphia Wings and the Colorado Mammoth, win NLL Championships.   While a member of the Baltimore Bayhawks, he helped the team win the MLL Championship in 2002.  In 2002, Jamie was assistant captain of Team USA and helped the team win the Heritage Cup.  Jamie is one of Darien High School’s greatest lacrosse players of all-time.    He was a 3x All FCIAC player, 2x All-Sate, All-American, and CT Player of the year in 1994.  He helped Darien win its first two FCIAC championships in 1992 & 1994.   In his senior year, he was the North South All-Star Game MVP.  In 2012, he was selected to be inducted into the Connecticut Lacrosse Hall of Fame (only the second lacrosse player ever to be honored by the CT Chapter).  In all, Jamie excelled playing three sports in High School.  As a multiple sport athlete, he would earn All-FCIAC honors in three sports - Football, Ice Hockey, and Lacrosse.

Coaching Career - Jamie has been coaching at the NCWC for 4 years. Jamie has been coaching in lacrosse camps for nearly two decades and runs Eclipse Lacrosse. Jamie is entering his fourth season as Head Coach at Greens Farms Academy (GFA) in Fairfield, CT.

 

Bantam A U14

Clark Jones (Head Coach)

Playing Career - Exeter High School, Deerfield Academy, Union College (Captain) NCAA Division 1 (1997-2001).  Played professionally for the St. Louis Blues and Ottawa Senators minor league affiliates.  

Coaching Career - 17 year coaching career including the New Canaan Winter Club (7 years) and Mid-Fairfield, Skills Instructor at Elite Hockey Camp, BU Hockey Camp, and Phillips Exeter Academy Hockey Camp.  Clark is the Hockey Director at the New Canaan Winter Club and Darien Ice House, and Founder and Head Skills Coach of the Hockey Skills Academy.

Matt McDonald (Assistant Coach)

Playing Career - Potsdam Central High School, Deerfield Academy, Hamilton College NCAA D-III

Coaching Career - Currently the Head Coach of the New Canaan Country School Varsity team, NCWC, and previously coached the Clinton Comets.

 

Bantam A1 U14

Jamie Hanford (Head Coach)

Playing Career - Darien High School (All-FCIAC), was a 3x All-American at Loyola College and was a 13 year indoor / outdoor All-Pro Professional Lacrosse player.  During his pro career he helped the Philadelphia Wings and the Colorado Mammoth, win NLL Championships.   While a member of the Baltimore Bayhawks, he helped the team win the MLL Championship in 2002.  In 2002, Jamie was assistant captain of Team USA and helped the team win the Heritage Cup.  Jamie is one of Darien High School’s greatest lacrosse players of all-time.    He was a 3x All FCIAC player, 2x All-Sate, All-American, and CT Player of the year in 1994.  He helped Darien win its first two FCIAC championships in 1992 & 1994.   In his senior year, he was the North South All-Star Game MVP.  In 2012, he was selected to be inducted into the Connecticut Lacrosse Hall of Fame (only the second lacrosse player ever to be honored by the CT Chapter).  In all, Jamie excelled playing three sports in High School.  As a multiple sport athlete, he would earn All-FCIAC honors in three sports - Football, Ice Hockey, and Lacrosse.

Coaching Career - Jamie has been coaching at the NCWC for 4 years. Jamie has been coaching in lacrosse camps for nearly two decades and runs Eclipse Lacrosse. Jamie is entering his fourth season as Head Coach at Greens Farms Academy (GFA) in Fairfield, CT.

Dave Cochran (Assistant Coach)

Playing Career - NCWC, NCHS, Yale University NCAA Division 1.  Grew up playing hockey at the New Canaan Winter Club starting at age 6. He went through the travel program ultimately being coached by Coach Tom Mlezko in his bantam years. He spent his subsequent four years playing hockey and lacrosse at New Canaan High School achieving All-America honors in both sports his senior year. He then went on to spend four years under famed coach Tim Taylor at Yale University (Division 1) along with playing two years of varsity lacrosse. 

Coaching Career - David coached a couple of New Canaan Winter Club Bantam A teams to CHC championship games. He also spent 10 years coaching the 8th grade A lacrosse teams in the town's youth association where some great hockey players, such as Christian Jensen and Max Pacioretty, touched the field on his team. Overall David has coached the 13-16 year old age group in hockey and lacrosse in New Canaan for more than two decades. 

Brandon Angotti (Assistant Coach)

Playing Career - Staples High School Varsity, CT Wolves Junior B (MJHL), New York Bobcats Junior A (AJHL), Springfield Falcons Junior A (EJHL), Geneseo State University (SUNYAC) NCAA Div-III (2009-2013)

Coaching Career - Skills Instructor at Pro Ambitions Hockey Camps throughout New England.  This is Brandon's second season at the New Canaan Winter Club.

 

Bantam B U14

John Greenwood (Head Coach)

Playing Career - Grew up playing at the New Canaan Winter Club, New Canaan High School Varsity (FCIAC Champion).

Coaching Career - John has coached numerous teams at the NCWC from MDP through Bantams.

Mike Mammone (Assistant Coach)

Playing Career - Mike played at Westhill High School as a four year starting goaltender, named first team All-FCIAC his Junior and Senior years.

Coaching Career - NCWC Head Goaltending Coach, Lead ProCrease Instructor, Goaltending Coach for Trinity College and Post University.  Mike has also coached with the Bronxville Blackhawks and the Greenwich Blues.

 

Peewee A U12

Mike Carlucci (Head Coach)

Playing Career - Played 4 years of Trinity Catholic Varsity Hockey (State Championship), University of Connecticut Club hockey.  

Coaching Career - Founder and President of the CT Flames Spring Hockey program.  Mike’s extensive coaching career includes the Greenwich Blues, Trinity Catholic High School, the New England Generals, and the New Canaan Winter Club.  Mike has also been Hockey Director for the Rinks at Shelton and Travel Hockey Coordinator for the Fairfield Ice Academy.  

Kyle Mills (Assistant Coach)

Playing Career - Fairfield Prep (State Championship), Canterbury School (Asst. Captain), Penn State Club (Asst. Captain, ACHA-1)

Coaching Career - Kyle has coached at the NCWC for 4 years.

 

Peewee A1 U12

John Greenwood (Head Coach)

Playing Career - Grew up playing at the New Canaan Winter Club, New Canaan High School Varsity (FCIAC Champion).

Coaching Career - John has coached numerous teams at the NCWC from MDP through Bantams.

​Rick DellaRusso (Assistant Coach)

Playing Career - Cardigan Mountain School, Tabor Academy, University of Vermont NCAA Division 1 (1985-1989)

​Coaching Career - Rick has coached at numerous levels at the New Canaan Winter Club

Donny O'Brien (Assistant Coach)

 

Peewee B U12

Matt Magda (Head Coach)

Playing Career - Grew up in Stamford, CT.  Played 4 years of Varsity Hockey for Trinity Catholic High School.

Coaching Career - Matt's coaching career has spanned 10 years between the New Canaan Winter Club, CT Flames, and the Stamford Sharks.

Tim Robustelli (Assistant Coach)

Playing Career - New Canaan Winter Club, New Canaan High School, University of Vermont Club

​Coaching Career - Tim is in his second season coaching at the New Canaan Winter Club

 

Peewee B1 U12

Ron Carlucci (Head Coach)

Playing Career - Capital District Selects (EJHL), New Jersey Hitmen (EJHL), Fitchburg State College, Western New England College, Worcester State College NCAA D-III.

Coaching Career - This is Ron's second stint at the NCWC.  Previously the Head Varsity Hockey Coach at St. Luke's School. 

Kyle Mills (Assistant Coach)

Playing Career - Fairfield Prep (State Championship), Canterbury School (Asst. Captain), Penn State Club Hockey (Asst. Captain, ACHA-1)

Coaching Career - Kyle has coached at every level at the New Canaan Winter Club.

 
Squirt A U10
 
Scott Linde (Head Coach)
 
Playing Career - Goaltender at Norwalk High School (All-FCIAC, All-State), Plymouth State NCAA D-III
 
Coaching Career - A distinguished coaching career, Scott has been coaching for over 20 years. Scott has coached at Greenwich High School, Mid-Fairfield, and for 14 years at the New Canaan Winter Club. His teams have won several State and Regional Tournaments and he has coached numerous players who have gone on to play college and professional hockey.
 
Clark Jones (Assistant Coach)
 

Playing Career - Exeter High School, Deerfield Academy, Union College (Captain) NCAA Division 1 (1997-2001).  Played professionally for the St. Louis Blues and Ottawa Senators minor league affiliates.  

Coaching Career - 17 year coaching career including the New Canaan Winter Club (7 years) and Mid-Fairfield, Skills Instructor at Elite Hockey Camp, BU Hockey Camp, and Phillips Exeter Academy Hockey Camp. Clark is the Hockey Director at the New Canaan Winter Club and Darien Ice House, and Founder and Head Skills Coach of the Hockey Skills Academy.

Jake Granito (Assistant Coach)

​Playing Career - New Canaan Winter Club, New Canaan High School (Captain, All-FCIAC, All-State, 2x FCIAC Champion), CT Oilers (EJHL), CT Yankees (USPHL), Arizona State University Club. 

​Coaching Career - NCWC, HSA Skills Instructor

 

Squirt A1 U10

Rob Blosio (Head Coach)

Playing Career - A New Canaan native, Rob played Varsity Ice Hockey, Varsity Lacrosse and Golf for New Canaan High School. He went on to play Lacrosse and Club Ice Hockey at The University of Richmond.

Coaching Career - Coached the NCHS boy's fall Ice Hockey team and has been a coach at the Winter Club for the last two years. He also coaches New Canaan Youth Lacrosse. 

​Trevor Bradley (Assistant Coach)

P​laying Career - Avon Old Farms, Connecticut College NCAA D-III.  Trevor played prep school hockey at Avon Old Farms where he was a member of two New England championship winning teams. He then went on to play at Connecticut College where he was a three-year captain and member of the All-NESCAC team.

Coaching Career - Trevor joined the NCWC as a coach at the beginning of the 2016-2017 season.

 

Squirt B U10

Ron Carlucci (Head Coach)

Playing Career - Capital District Selects (EJHL), New Jersey Hitmen (EJHL), Fitchburg State College, Western New England College, Worcester State College NCAA D-III.

Coaching Career - This is Ron's second stint at the NCWC.  Previously the Head Varsity Hockey Coach at St. Luke's School. 

Ken Nelson (Assistant Coach)

Playing Career - Loyola Academy (Wilmette, Illinois), University of Colorado Club

Coaching Career - This is Ken's first season at the New Canaan Winter Club

J.P. McNichol (Assistant Coach)​

​Matt Cody (Assistant Coach)

 

Mite A U8

Mike Carlucci (Head Coach)

Playing Career - Played 4 years of Trinity Catholic Varsity Hockey (State Championship), University of Connecticut Club hockey.  

Coaching Career - Founder and President of the CT Flames Spring Hockey program.  Mike’s extensive coaching career includes the Greenwich Blues, Trinity Catholic High School, the New England Generals, and the New Canaan Winter Club.  Mike has also been Hockey Director for the Rinks at Shelton and Travel Hockey Coordinator for the Fairfield Ice Academy.  

​​Dave Inman (Assistant Coach)

Playing Career - University of Notre Dame NCAA Division 1 (1998-2002), team captain senior year, U-20 USA Jr National Team, competed in World Junior Tournament 2000, New York Rangers 2nd round draft pick (59th overall), played professionally in the New York Ranger and Carolina Hurricane minor league organizations.

Coaching Career - This is Dave's second year coaching at the New Canaan Winter Club

Ken Gammill (Assistant Coach)

 

Mite A1 U8

Mike Mammone (Head Coach)

Playing Career - Mike played at Westhill High School as a four year starting goaltender, named first team All-FCIAC his Junior and Senior years.

Coaching Career - NCWC Head Goaltending Coach, Lead Pro Crease Instructor, Goaltending Coach for Trinity College and Post University.  Mike has also coached with the Bronxville Blackhawks and the Greenwich Blues.

John Greenwood (Assistant Coach)

Playing Career - Grew up playing at the New Canaan Winter Club, New Canaan High School Varsity (FCIAC Champion).

Coaching Career - John has coached numerous teams at the NCWC from MDP through Bantams.

Jake Goodyear (Assistant Coach)

Playing Career - Salisbury School

​Coaching Career - New Canaan Winter Club

 

Mite B U8

Sean Hurley (Head Coach)

Playing Career - Northfield Mt. Hermon, Chicago Steel USHL, Brown University Captain, NCAA Division 1 (2004-2008), AHL (San Jose Sharks Affiliate), ECHL, CHL.

Coaching Career - Sean has spent 8 years coaching beginners to elite players through skills sessions and with the New Canaan Winter Club, Ice Cats, and the Hockey Skills Academy. 

Scott Chaisson (Assistant Coach)

Playing Career - New Canaan Winter Club, New Canaan High School.  Scott's Family joined the NCWC back in 1978 where/when he learned to skate. Scott played hockey in the Mite House League (Raccoons) before playing all levels of travel hockey for the NCWC. During his first year Squirt season, Scott was introduced to and fell in love with being a goalie. Scott's NCWC Squirt team from 1982 won a CT State Championship and the banner still hangs in the rafters at NCWC. After playing goalie for the many NCWC travel teams, Scott went on to play for the New Canaan High School (All-FCIAC), graduating in 1991.

Coaching Career - NCWC Goalie Coordinator & Goalie Coach.  He has coached and participated in many areas at the NCWC since 2009. Scott was lead Goalie Coach from 2009 - 2014. Now as Goalie Coordinator, Scott assists as Goalie Coach and helps coordinate goalies as well as plays goalie for our growing Men's program. Scott also coached in the Mite Development Program from 2012 - 2016.

Jamie Hanford (Assistant Coach)

Playing Career - Darien High School (All-FCIAC), was a 3x All-American at Loyola College and was a 13 year indoor / outdoor All-Pro Professional Lacrosse player.  During his pro career he helped the Philadelphia Wings and the Colorado Mammoth, win NLL Championships.   While a member of the Baltimore Bayhawks, he helped the team win the MLL Championship in 2002.  In 2002, Jamie was assistant captain of Team USA and helped the team win the Heritage Cup.  Jamie is one of Darien High School’s greatest lacrosse players of all-time.    He was a 3x All FCIAC player, 2x All-Sate, All-American, and CT Player of the year in 1994.  He helped Darien win its first two FCIAC championships in 1992 & 1994.   In his senior year, he was the North South All-Star Game MVP.  In 2012, he was selected to be inducted into the Connecticut Lacrosse Hall of Fame (only the second lacrosse player ever to be honored by the CT Chapter).  In all, Jamie excelled playing three sports in High School.  As a multiple sport athlete, he would earn All-FCIAC honors in three sports - Football, Ice Hockey, and Lacrosse.

Coaching Career - Jamie has been coaching at the NCWC for 4 years. Jamie has been coaching in lacrosse camps for nearly two decades and runs Eclipse Lacrosse. Jamie is entering his fourth season as Head Coach at Greens Farms Academy (GFA) in Fairfield, CT.