2013-14 Coaches

 

 

 

Midget 18AA


2013

2014
Jeff Montagna - Head Coach - jeff.montagna@wildcatsicehockey.com 

2013-2014- Coach Jeff Montagna will enter his 15th season as a Coach in the DVHL. Last season he led his 16AA team to an Atlantic District Championship and to the semifinals at the USA Hockey National Championships.  His 2012 team finished as Silver Medalists at the International Silver Stick Championships in Newmarket, ON. In 2011 they competed in the DVHL playoffs and in 2010 Jeff led his team to the Atlantic District Championship finals.  Jeff has coached at the Peewee, Bantam and Midget Minor/Major Levels over his tenure and has spent the last 7 years at the Midget Minor level.  Jeff spent his playing years with the Wintersport Royals and captained his 1993 Midget team to the US Nationals .  Coach Montagna also played Varsity hockey for Archbishop Wood from 1990 to 1993. 

Coach Montagna received his Advanced Level 4 Coaching Certification in 2000.

 

2013

2014

Mark Montagna - Assistant Coach mark.montagna@wildcatsicehockey.com

2013-2014 - Coach Mark Montagna will enter his 23nd season as a coach in the DVHL.  Mark has coached at mite through midget over his tenure and spent 6 years at the Midget Major level where he led his 2003-04 Major team to the Atlantic Districts.  He has spent the last 3 years at the midget minor level.  Mark spent his playing years with the Wintersport Royals and ended with the Philadelphia Jr. Flyers Junior B in 1989.  Coach Montagna also played Varsity hockey for Archbishop Wood from 1986 to 1989.

Coach Montagna received his Advanced Level 4 Coaching Certification in 1995.

 
 
  Midget 18A
  Tom D'Aurizio - Head Coach - tom.daurizio@wildcatsicehockey.com
 

2013-2014-Coach D'Aurizio is a graduate of Rider University in 2010 where he played 4 years of College Ice Hockey, Captaining his team in the last 2 years.  He won numerous awards including Rookie of the Year his Freshmen season, and also received the team's Dr. Jonathan Millen award, given to the player who best demonstrates leadership on and off the ice in his Senior season.  Tom comes to the Wildcats after coaching 2 seasons with William Tennent's Varsity Team.  Tom played his Club hockey with the Wildcats Organization as a player for many years and is looking forward to coming back as a coach.

   
  Ray McNulty - Assistant Coach - ray.mcnulty@wildcatsicehockey.com 
  2013-2014-Coach McNulty comes to the Wildcats after having coached two seasons at Widener University.  He also played four years at Widener and was the captain for two of those seasons.  Ray played for the Wildcats from 2004-06 and at the AAA level for the Mercer Chiefs.

Coach McNulty is a Level 3 Accredited  Coach
 
   
  Midget 16AA
  Midget 16AA


2010

Matthew Montagna - Head Coach - matt.montagna@wildcatsicehockey.com

2014-2015 - Coach Matt Montagna will enter his 11th season as a Head Coach in the DVHL. In 2010, Matt led his Midget Major team to the Eastern Pennsylvania Championship and the US National Championship Quarterfinals, and he holds the distinct honor of being the first coach in the history of the club to do so. In his first season, Coach Matt led his 2004-05 Midget Minor team to the DVHL Playoffs. Over the last 8 years Matt’s teams have a combined record of 113-49-23 in league play with four DVHL Playoff (2005, 2010, 2011, 2013) and two Atlantic District Playoff appearances( 2007 and 2010). In 2009 and again in 2010 his teams won the Philadelphia Silver Stick championships and made trips to the International Silver Sticks Finals in Newmarket and Sarnia, Ontario ending as semi-finalist in 2010. Matt spent his playing years on many District teams with both the Wintersport Royals and the Wildcats and is the first person to both play and coach in the Wildcats Organization. Coach Montagna also played Varsity hockey for William Tennent High School from 1997 to 1999.

Coach Montagna received his Advanced Level 4 Coaching Certification in 2000 and graduated from Temple University in 2004. He continues to work with young adults off the ice in our community as a High School teacher in the Souderton School District where he is also the Varsity Head Coach. Souderton finished as the AA 2014 Flyers Cup Finalist



2010

Matthew Montagna - Head Coach - matt.montagna@wildcatsicehockey.com

2013-2014 - Coach Matt Montagna will enter his 10th season as a Head Coach in the DVHL.  In 2010, Matt led his Midget Major team to the Eastern Pennsylvania Championship and the US National Championship Quarterfinals, and he holds the distinct honor of being the first coach in the history of the club to do so. In his first season, Coach Matt led his 2004-05 Midget Minor team to the DVHL Playoffs. Over the last 7 years Matt’s teams have a combined record of 104-42-17 in league play with three DVHL Playoff  (2010, 2011, 2013) and two Atlantic District Playoff appearances( 2007 and 2010). In 2009 and again in 2010 his teams won the Philadelphia Silver Stick championships and made trips to the International Silver Sticks Finals in Newmarket and Sarnia, Ontario ending as semi-finalist in 2010. Coach Matt also spent 3 seasons as an assistant with the Wildcat Bantams.  Matt spent his playing years on many District teams with both the Wintersport Royals and the Wildcats and is the first person to both play and coach in the Wildcats Organization.  Coach Montagna also played Varsity hockey for William Tennent High School from 1997 to 1999.

Coach Montagna received his Advanced Level 4 Coaching Certification in 2000 and graduated from Temple University in 2004.  He continues to work with young adults off the ice in our community as a High School teacher in the Souderton School District where he is also the Varsity Head Coach.

   
  Mark Sliwka - Assistant Coach - mark.sliwka@wildcatsicehockey.com 
 

2013-2014 - This is Coach Sliwka's 2nd season with Wildcats. Mark played with the organization from 2004-07, and was a two time captain and MVP.  He played four years of varsity hockey with Archbishop Wood and four years at Kutztown University.

Mark is currently Science teach at Penn Wood High School in Delaware.  He has also taught at Archbishop Wood and McDevitt High School.  Mark is also the head coach of the girls JV soft ball team at Plymouth Whitemarsh High Scool.

   
 
  Midget 16A
  Anthony Anzideo - Head Coach - anthony.anzideo@wildcatsicehockey.com

2013-2014 - Coach Anzideo will be entering his first season with the Wildcats and his 17th season as a youth hockey coach.  Anthony has coached Pee Wee through Midget for the Glacier organization for the past 12 years.


Coach Anzideo is an Advanced Level 4 accredited coach.
 
  Bantam AA White
Joe Houk-Head Coach
 
 
  Bantam AA Maroon
 
Eric Tye-Head Coach - etye@wildcatsicehockey.com
2013-2014  -
Coach Tye will be entering his 22nd season in coaching and his 4th season at Bantam. In 2011-12 Eric led his team to the Atlantic District Championship series. He is an advanced certified Level 4 coach with USA Hockey and is currently the head coach at Council Rock North High School. 

Eric spent his playing career with the Wintersport Royals and played 4 years of Varsity Hockey at Archbishop Wood.  Coach Tye also played played his college hockey at Elmira College in New York state.

 

  Bantam A
 
Hank Fox - Head Coach - hank.fox@wildcatsicehockey.com

2013-2014  - Hank has coached youth hockey players for the past 30 years from Pee Wee to Midget.  He has coached at Wintersport and with Archbishop Wood High School.  Coach Fox is still an active hockey player today and also assists in running Power skating clincs.

 


  Peewee AA
  Steven Boyce - Head Coach  steven.boyce@wildcatsicehockey.com
2013-2014 - Coach
Boyce returns to the Wildcats for his 2nd season after leading his team to an 18-2-2 record and DVHL Championship in the 2012-13 season.
  Steve is a 1985 graduate of Drexel University and has been coaching hockey since the mid 90's.  He has coached from squirt to midget level and most recently spent 7 years with the Wintersport Royals where he coached both light and full travel hockey.  Steve also has 5 years experience as a level two referee.

Coach Boyce is a Level 4 Accredited Coach
   
  Nick Boyce - Assistant Coach nick.boyce@wildcatsicehockey.com
 

Coach Nick Boyce played club hockey from squirt to midget for the Wintersport Royals and AA varsity hockey for Bishop McDevitt High School. Nick has several years experience as level 1 referee.  Nick brings youth and energy to the coaching staff and he connects well with the players.

Coach Boyce is a Level 2 Accredited Coach

Stan Rockovich - Assistant Coach  stan.rockovich@wildcatsicehockey.com

  Peewee A
  Sean Hearn - Head Coach sean.hearn@wildcatsicehockey.com
 

2013-2014 -Coach Hearn been coaching hockey for 6 years and has spent the last 4 years with the Glaciers, this will be his first year with the Wildcats.  Sean grew up in Boston and has been playing hockey for 40 years. He has a very simple coaching philosophy which is to ensure the kids are always learning, while having fun and playing in a safe environment.

Sean is a Level 4 Accredited Coach

 
  Squirt AA
  Jim Panepresso - Head Coach  jim.panepresso@wildcatsicehockey.com 
2013-2014 -
Coach Panepresso will enter his 2nd season as a head coach with the Wildcats. Jim played for Archbishop Ryan in high school and went on to play two seasons with Penn-State University's ACHA D-2 team.
  Coach Panepresso is a Level 3 Accredited Coach
   
  Jason Lerner - Assistant Coach jason.lerner@wildcatsicehockey.com 
 

2013-2014 - Coach Lerner has been playing the game of hockey for over 30 years and is in his 4th year of coaching.   He was part of the coaching staff for the 2012-13 Squirt team that won the Gold Medal at Lake Placid this year.  Coach Lerner constantly attends coaches symposiums and stays on top of the new techniques being implemented by the USA Hockey & the NHL. His coaching philosophy is simple: Teach kids to play the game so that they play to the best of their ability and fall in love with the game forever.

Coach Lerner is a level 3 Accredited Coach

Todd Schmidt - Assistant Coach  todd.schmidt@wildcatsicehockey.com

2013-2014 - Coach Schmidt will enter his 2nd season as an assistant coach with the Wildcats. He also spent 2 years as an assistant coach with the Revolution mites. Todd spent time playing youth hockey with the Lawrenceville Flames and High School hockey with the Central Bucks East Patriots. 

Coach Schmidt is a Level 2 Accredited Coach

Antii Autere - Assistant Coach  antii.autere@wildcatsicehockey.com
2013-2014 -
Coach Autere was born in Helsinki, Finland and played hockey with the Omaha Lancers in the USHL from 1986-88.  He also played with various teams in the ECHL and COHL. Antii has coached Pennsbury High School at the JV and Varsity levels and with the Mercer Chiefs.
  Squirt B White
  Bill Hurlburt - Head Coach  bill.hurlburt@wildcatsicehockey.com

2013-2014 - Coach Hurlburt is entering his first season with the Wildcats, Bill has been spent the past 2 season coaching the Wintersport Royals Mite hockey program. Bill has also taught and coached various hockey skill clinics over past 2 seasons. 

Chris McCarthy - Assistant Coach chris.mccarthy@wildcatsicehockey.com
2013-2014 -
Coach McCarthy will be entering his first season with the Wildcats after coaching 2 seasons with the Mites at Wintersport.  Chris grew up playing youth and high school hockey in Massachusetts.

Coach McCarthy is a level 1 accredited coach.

Jules Tarsi - Assistant Coach jules.tarsi@wildcatsicehockey.com
2013-2014 -
  Squirt B Maroon
Chris Sullivan- Head Coach -  csullivan@wildcatsicehockey.com
  2013-2014 - Coach Sullivan is currently an engineering student at Drexel University.  He has 20+ years of ice hockey experience, including several years at the junior, collegiate, and club levels.  Chris spent the last year at Wintersport coaching, among other things, the Atoms program, the Learn to Play Hockey program, and the Adult Skills clinic.  This will be Chris's 1st year with the Wildcats.
   
 
   
   
   
 

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