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NEXT CLINIC DATE: SUNDAY JULY 3OTH!
07/24/2017
NEW JERSEY COLONIALS CONTINUE SKILL CLINICS  The New Jersey...
2017-18 MITE C ADM AT MENNEN! REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
07/17/2017
MITE HOCKEY AT MENNEN THIS FALL! WHAT COULD BE BETTER? Come...
FORMER COLONIAL, FARINACCI, SELECTED, 2017 U.S. Under-17 TEAM
07/14/2017
7/13/2017, 12:30pm MDT By USAHockey.com COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo....
FORMER COLONIAL, DREVITCH, COMMITS TO WORCESTER STATE
06/19/2017
Tim Drevitch, a former NJ Colonial and son of the NJ Colonials Girls...
NJC GOLF OUTING-SAVE THE DATE!
06/05/2017
SAVE THE DATE! The New Jersey Colonials are planning a golf outing...
HPHL ANNOUNCES REGULAR SHOWCASE PARTNERS FOR 2017-2018
05/11/2017
(April 12, 2017) Detroit, Michigan   High Performance...
3 YEARS, 8 DIVISION 1 COLLEGE COMMITMENTS
05/07/2017
  New Jersey Colonials – 3 Years, 8 Division 1 College...
PASKARIS TAPPED AS GIRLS 19U MAJOR COACH
04/10/2017
  Coach Shannon Paskaris joins the NJ Colonials program with...
GIRLS ANNOUNCE 2017-18 COACHING SLATE
04/10/2017
  The New Jersey Colonials are pleased to announce our 2017-2018...
DEVIL'S TERRERI JOINS NJC AS GOALIE CONSULTANT
03/30/2017
  The NJ Colonials are pleased to announce that Chris Terreri...
TIER II BOYS COACHING SLATE ANNOUNCED
03/15/2017
The New Jersey Colonials  Tier II Coaching Slate for the...
TIER I BOYS COACHING SLATE ANNOUNCED
03/14/2017
  Tier I Coaching Staff 2017-2018   The...
HERR TO HELM NJC TIER II PROGRAM
03/10/2017
Updated: 3-10-17, 9:17 AM The New Jersey Colonials are pleased...
KOUROEDOV JOINS COLONIALS AS SKATING AND SKILLS COACH
03/09/2017
The New Jersey Colonials are pleased to announce the hiring of Slava...
NJC GIRL'S OFFER FREE BEGINNERS GOALIE TUITION
03/07/2017
NJ Colonials Girls Offer Free Tuition to Goalies Half price to...
OLYMPIAN LAWLER JOINS NJC STAFF
03/06/2017
For Immediate Release NJ Colonials Girls Grow Development Staff...
COLONIALS GIRLS' HELP CREATE LOCAL HS TEAMS
12/17/2016
  By CHRIS MANDERIOLI December 11, 2016 at 10:58 PM   Randolph...
 
NEXT CLINIC DATE: SUNDAY JULY 3OTH!

NEW JERSEY COLONIALS CONTINUE SKILL CLINICS

 The New Jersey Colonials are pleased to announce that we will be ADDING skill clinics on Sundays with our Director of Skills, Slava Kouroedov and Tier 2 Director of Hockey, Brendon Herr.

Since the participation in the 5 spring clinics was outstanding, we have decided to continue offering clinics to Colonial Players throughout the summer. Cost per clinic is $20, payable at the rink. Checks may be made payable to: NJ Colonials.  

Dates and Times for each age group are below. Come take a break from the heat of summer! See you at the rink.  Again, these clinics are reserved for currently registered Colonial Players in the 2017-18 season.

 Sunday July 30th (7:30am-8:30am) PEEWEE/BANTAM/MIDGETS

Sunday August 6th (7:00am-8:00am) MITES/SQUIRTS (8:15am-9:15am) PEEWEE/BANTAM/MIDGETS

Sunday August 13th (7:00am-8:00am) MITES SQUIRTS (8:15am-9:15am) PEEWEE/BANTAM/MIDGETS

Sunday August 20th (7:00am-8:00am) MITES/SQUIRTS (8:15am-9:15am) PEEWEE/BANTAM/MIDGETS

Questions?  Contact Tier II Hockey Director, Brendon Herr: brendonherr@yahoo.com


by posted 07/24/2017
2017-18 MITE C ADM AT MENNEN! REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

MITE HOCKEY AT MENNEN THIS FALL!

WHAT COULD BE BETTER?

Come join our Mite C 2017-18 Program and learn to skate with some of the top coaches in the region! Will your player will be the next player to join the ranks of many former NJC players in the NHL; USA Hockey's National Team Development Program; top notch Junior teams and Division 1 teams? (Princeton, Yale, Harvard, Cornell and Boston College, just to name a few!) 

 

Our Mite coaches include: Boys Hockey Director, Noel Rubin and Coach Slava Kouroedov, our new Skills and Development coach. Both will be working alongside Tier II Hockey Director and Chatham High School Coach, Brendon Herr; Director of Player Development and 16 National Coach, Jason Franzone, and  Mite Director and Travel Team Coach, Greg Rinder.

 

Our Mite Program follows USA Hockey's ADM model and is designed to get new players ready and into the game! Birth years included are 01/01/09 and younger (8U and younger).  Our program runs from October 1, 2017-February 24, 2018, at MENNEN ARENA and consists of two sessions a week of station based skills and drills along with intra-squad scrimmages. The cost for the full season program is: $1,950.00. New Jersey Colonials practice jersey and socks are included.  Learn to play one of the Coolest Games on Earth! Follow your passion and your dreams!  Skate Colonials!

 

 CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Questions?  Contact  Hockey Director Brendon Herr at: BrendonHerr@yahoo.com


by posted 07/17/2017
FORMER COLONIAL, FARINACCI, SELECTED, 2017 U.S. Under-17 TEAM

7/13/2017, 12:30pm MDT
By USAHockey.com


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Twenty players who participated at the USA Hockey Boys Select 16 Player Development Camp have been chosen for the 2017 United States Under-17 Select Team that will compete Aug. 23-27 at the Five Nations Tournament in Ostrava, Czech Republic.


The week-long Boys Select 16 Player Development Camp concluded today at the Northtown Center in Amherst, New York, with its annual all-star game and Five Nations Tournament roster selection.


The 2017 U.S. Under-17 Select Team features 12 forwards, including former New Jersey Colonial, John Farinacci (Chatham, N.J.) who led the Boys Select 16 Player Development Camp  (Click here to read further)


by posted 07/14/2017
FORMER COLONIAL, DREVITCH, COMMITS TO WORCESTER STATE

FORMER COLONIAL, DREVITCH, COMMITS TO WORCESTER STATE

Tim Drevitch, a former NJ Colonial and son of the NJ Colonials Girls Skills Director, Todd Drevitch, has committed to play his NCAA hockey for the Worcester State Lancers.  Tim played for the NJ Colonials BTAA team and played 2 years on the U16AAA team.  This included helping the NJ Colonials in making it to the AYHL U16AAA District Championship game.  After the NJ Colonials, Tim played for Millbrook Prep School in NY and in the Eastern Junior Hockey League for the Boston Bandits EHL Premier team.  


by posted 06/19/2017
NJC GOLF OUTING-SAVE THE DATE!

SAVE THE DATE!

The New Jersey Colonials are planning a golf outing for:

Monday, October 2, 2017 at Brooklake Country Club.  

Members and sponsors are welcome!  

Please contact Mike Shindle at: mikeshindle@gmail.com, for futher information.


by posted 06/05/2017
HPHL ANNOUNCES REGULAR SHOWCASE PARTNERS FOR 2017-2018

(April 12, 2017) Detroit, Michigan

 

High Performance Hockey League (HPHL) Announces Regular Showcase Partners for 2017-2018 season at the U16 and U18 Midget levels.

The High Performance Hockey League (HPHL) announced today the Omaha AAA Hockey Club and New Jersey Colonials will be participating in four showcases this upcoming season plus the HPHL playoff at both the U16 and U18 Midget levels.

HPHL President Jill Hare made the announcement, adding that “we are thrilled to be adding two high quality and respected organizations like Omaha and the New Jersey Colonials to our schedule this season as regular showcase partners for the Midget U16 and U18 levels.   These clubs will bring consistent elite competition throughout the season for our six member clubs.”

Director of Hockey Operations with the Omaha AAA Hockey Club, David Wilkie, added “The Omaha AAA Hockey Club is honored to be a partner with the HPHL on a full-time basis starting next season.  We feel that this is our next step as an organization and we are extremely grateful for this opportunity.”

Noel Rubin, New Jersey Colonial’s Director of Hockey, shared, “The New Jersey Colonials are excited to be joining the HPHL on a full-time basis this next season as this will help our Midget teams develop and compete against some of the best teams in the country.  To be able to go against top teams in 4 showcases and league playoffs will help to get to the next level for years to come.”  He went on to add, “The HPHL will help the Colonials Bantam Program as we have eight D1 commits in the past three years.  The 01/02 teams have advanced to Nationals and the 02 team being a National finalist this season and the 2003 team has been nationally ranked in the top 5 for the past five years.”

The High Performance Hockey League member organizations – Chicago Mission, Chicago Young Americans, Detroit Compuware, Detroit Honeybaked, Oakland Junior Grizzlies and Team Illinois are organizations with a common philosophy on the development and advancement of youth hockey.  For more information on the HPHL, visit www.HPHL.us.

 


by posted 05/11/2017
3 YEARS, 8 DIVISION 1 COLLEGE COMMITMENTS

 

New Jersey Colonials – 3 Years, 8 Division 1 College Commitments


Continuing their strong history of placing players in the top echelon of youth, college and professional hockey, the NJ Colonials are recognizing the last three seasons of Colonial players and alumni who have received commitments from Division 1 Colleges to play hockey.
Over the past three seasons, these eight Bantam Major Level Players have earned the right to garner these accolades:

  Marshall Warren, Harvard University
 John Farinacci, Harvard University
 Ryan Siedem, Boston College
Cole Vallese, Providence College
 Alex Gaffney, Harvard University
Chase Bradley, Northeastern University
 Jack DeBoer, Boston University
   Jack Malone, Cornell University

These players join other Colonial alumni who have reached the highest levels of hockey:

Zach Aston-Reese, Pittsburg Penguins
Patrick Harper, Boston University, World Juniors Team
 Ken Agostino, St. Louis Blues, NHL 
 Kevin Lebanc, San Jose Sharks, NHL

Noel Rubin, the National Championship winning Hockey Director of the NJ Colonials said, “We are extremely proud of our players and their successes over the past several years. These boys have all shown what hard work and commitment can bring. These players have not only put themselves in a position to be successful, but they have also lifted our entire program. That is the sign of true leadership. They have made our whole program better for their efforts. No other youth hockey program in the United States can match this success rate, and the work ethic that these guys have shown trickles down throughout the NJ Colonials. Our younger players see how these guys play, and try to model their games after them. Great role models for our program! Thank you, boys, for all that you have done and accomplished and good luck!”

To join these top players in your quest to become the best, register here for Tryouts

 


by posted 05/07/2017
PASKARIS TAPPED AS GIRLS 19U MAJOR COACH

 

Coach Shannon Paskaris joins the NJ Colonials program with a number of years of experience coaching youth hockey and at the University level at the University of Windsor in Ontario, Canada. Shannon also has been a coach for the past 10 years with CanAm Hockey Group and the Kirk Bowman Hockey School. 


Shannon played her collegiate hockey at Dartmouth College and also competed for Team Canada Under-22. She graduated with a BA in Psychological and Brain Sciences and continued her education back in Canada at the University of Windsor where she obtained her Master's Degree in Social Work. 

Originally from Leamington, Ontario, Shannon grew up playing with Southpoint Capitals and for the Windsor Jr. Wildcats in the PWHL.S

 


by posted 04/10/2017
GIRLS ANNOUNCE 2017-18 COACHING SLATE

 
The New Jersey Colonials are pleased to announce our 2017-2018 Girls Coaching Staff:
 

GIRLS 2017-18 COACHING STAFF

8U DEVELOPMENT

SIS

PAULSEN

10U MAJOR

PAT

HENNESSY

10U MINOR

LARS

ANDERSSON

12U MAJOR

MIKE

YURCHUK

12U MINOR

GINA

ARNONE

12U DEVELOPMENT

BRIAN

KELLER

14U MAJOR

DON

GOULD

14U MINOR

MIKE

CORNELL

14U RED

DARREN

GROH

16U MAJOR

ASHLEY

JOHNSTON

16U MINOR

DENNIS

CROTHERS

16U RED

CARL

BARLING

19U MAJOR

SHANNON

BOWMAN-PASKARIS

19U MINOR

DON

MARINO

 

 

 

 

 

TRYOUTS FOR GIRLS 14, 16 AND 19U, MAJOR AND MINOR BEGIN: WEDNESDAY, APRIL 12, 2017.  CHECK SCHEDULE FOR EXACT TIMES.  TRYOUT SCHEDULE
 
 

by posted 04/10/2017
DEVIL'S TERRERI JOINS NJC AS GOALIE CONSULTANT

 

The NJ Colonials are pleased to announce that Chris Terreri will be a Goalie Consultant for both the boys and girls programs. As a player, Chris was a two-time Stanley Cup Champion with the New Jersey Devils (1995 + 2000), 1988 Team USA Olympic goaltender, NCAA All-American while at Providence College and is the current goaltending coach for the New Jersey Devils. He currently works with goaltenders on all levels of the organization- college, juniors, minor-league and the NHL.

 

He will be working in close conjunction with Kevin Bendel (Boys Goalie Director) and Dan Gould (Girls Goalie Director) as well as with individual goalies and teams. We are excited to have someone of Chris’s caliber with professional, Olympic and current NHL coaching experience to work with our Colonials goalies and develop a comprehensive goalie curriculum for our organization.


by posted 03/30/2017
TIER II BOYS COACHING SLATE ANNOUNCED

The New Jersey Colonials 

Tier II Coaching Slate for the 2017-18 Season:

*Updated

NEW JERSEY COLONIALS TIER II 2017

TIER II BOYS COACHING SLATE

TEAM

COACH

Midget AA

Jim McKnight

Midget AA*

Fred Harper/Tom McLaughlin

Midget 18A*

John Puskar

Midget 16AA

Rick Stockton

Midget 16A

Rob Carroll

 

 

Bantam AA 03

Brendon Herr

Bantam AA 03

Duane Perry

 

 

Bantam A 04 minor

Pete Scaraggi

 

 

PW AA 05

Jim Gilleece

PW A 06

Greg Gilleece

Pw A 05

John Puskar

 

 

Squirt 07 AA

Mike Sullivan

Squirt 07/08 A

Mark Glass

 

 

Mite Development

Greg Rinder

Mite 09

Harris Podvey

Mite 10

Greg Rinder

 

 

 


by posted 03/15/2017
TIER I BOYS COACHING SLATE ANNOUNCED

 

Tier I Coaching Staff

2017-2018

 

The New Jersey Colonials are pleased to announce our Tier I coaching slate for the 2017-2018 season! Continuing in our pursuit of coaching excellence, we have no doubt that our lineup is one of the best in the region. Our coaches will lead our Tier I players, in growth and development, to achieve at the some of the preeminent levels of play, not only in our area, but perhaps in North America!  Tryout with us and be part of the “Colonials Experience!” Drive your game to the top!    Register Here for Tryouts

 

 

NJC TIER I BOYS COACHES 2017-2018

TEAM

COACH

MIDGET 18 NATIONAL

GARY GOLCZEWSKI/JASON FRANZONE

MIDGET 16 NATIONAL

JASON FRANZONE/GARY GOLCZEWSKI

MIDGET 16 AMERICAN

JEFF LUCAS

BANTAM MAJOR

NOEL RUBIN

BANTAM MINOR

BOB MITCHELL

PEE WEE MAJOR

JOHN MOREA

PEE WEE MINOR

MIKE PENDY/RYAN HUGHES

SQUIRT MAJOR

BRENDON HERR

SQUIRT MINOR

STEVE BROWN

                                           


by posted 03/14/2017
HERR TO HELM NJC TIER II PROGRAM

Updated: 3-10-17, 9:17 AM

The New Jersey Colonials are pleased to announce the hiring of Coach Brendon Herr as their Tier II Hockey Director.  Brendon joins top hockey directors, Noel Rubin and Sis Paulsen, at the Colonials.

 

Brendon served as the Colonials Bantam A Futures coach, this past season and is Chatham High School’s head coach. Brendon is a welcome addition to the Colonials, bringing with him a wealth of experience and knowledge, having coached in local area hockey programs and schools, over the past several years.  In addition, he is a Certified Athletic Trainer, who will work to develop players both on and off the ice.

 

Brendon plans to re-shape the Tier II Boys program by creating a comprehensive curriculum incorporating USA Hockey's LTDP (Long Term Development Program), which encompasses age-specific strength and conditioning guidelines combined with player nutrition education.

 

 Head Hockey Director, Noel Rubin, coach of the 2011 Pee Wee National Championship team, said of his new hire: “We are very excited to have a coach of Brendon’s caliber, character and ability lead us at the Tier II level. No club could ask for a better foundation around which to build and further enhance our ever-expanding Tier II level. Welcome, Brendon!”

 

The NJ Colonials will be fielding the following Tier II Teams for the 2017/18 season:

Midget 18 AA

Midget 18 A

Midget 16 AA

Midget 16 A

Bantam AA

Bantam A

Peewee AA

Peewee A

Squirt AA

Squirt A

REGISTER FOR TRYOUTS HERE


by posted 03/10/2017
KOUROEDOV JOINS COLONIALS AS SKATING AND SKILLS COACH

The New Jersey Colonials are pleased to announce the hiring of Slava Kouroedov as our Boys Skating and Skills coach for the 2017/2018 Season. Coach Slava is renowned throughout our hockey region as the trainer to many of the top youth players as well as several NHL stars including Evgeny Kuznetsov a first round draft pick playing for the Washington Capitals and Sergey Kalinin playing for the Toronto Maple Leafs.

 

Noel Rubin, the National Championship winning Hockey Director of the NJ Colonials said, “His clinics and programs are the best in the area, and we are thrilled to have Slava join us in helping take our kids through the rigors of proper skating technique and enhancing their on-ice performance.”


Coach Slava will be responsible for working with all of our Boys Tier 1 and Tier 2 players at individual practices as well as specially dedicated skills sessions and clinics that the NJ Colonials will be running throughout the year. Coach Slava will be on the ice and coaching within our Mite C ADM program twice per week at Mennen Arena, helping to lay the foundation for great success as our players advance through the various age groups and levels of play.


Click here to register for Tryouts.  Mite C Development registration will be open shortly.


by posted 03/09/2017
NJC GIRL'S OFFER FREE BEGINNERS GOALIE TUITION

NJ Colonials Girls Offer Free Tuition to Goalies

Half price to 14u and older

(MORRISTOWN, NJ) – The NJ Colonials’ Girls Teams are offering free tuition to Goalies for certain teams within the younger Girls Tiers, as well as, half tuition for Goalies who make the team in the Upper Girls Tiers. Free tuition will be awarded to any Goalie who makes the following NJC Teams: 10u Tier I, 12u Tier I, 12u Tier II, and 12u/10u Development. The Half Tuition will be award to the following Upper Tier Teams: 14u TI, 14u TII, 16u TI, 16u TII, 19u TI, and 19u TII. 


In addition to this amazing offer, the NJ Colonials Girls are proud to announce that Dan Gould will further expand his role within the organization, as he becomes the Director of Goalie Development. Dan will oversee the NJ Colonials Girls Goaltending Program and create a goalie specific curriculum for each age group. Dan will hold goalie specific on-ice sessions in addition to each goalie’s team practice. He has been coaching NJ Colonial goal tenders since 2012, and has held various Goaltending Coaching positions at Protec Ponds, Rutgers University, USA Hockey/NJ Devils, AAHA Development Program, AP Selects Hockey, and Eastern Regional Development Camp. In addition to those positions, Dan Gould is a Certified Future Pro Goaltending Coach.  
CONTACT HOCKEY DIRECTOR, SIS PAULSEN AT: SLPAULSEN13@GMAIL.COM OR 608-345-0364  REGISTER FOR TRYOUTS HERE


by posted 03/07/2017
OLYMPIAN LAWLER JOINS NJC STAFF

For Immediate Release

NJ Colonials Girls Grow Development Staff with Hiring of Olympian Erika Lawler

 

March 6th, 2017

(MORRISTOWN, NJ) - The NJ Colonials Girls are growing their development staff with the hiring of Erika Lawler, who will be the Director of Player Development/College Liaison.  Lawler enters the NJC Girls organization carrying a decorated hockey career. She is a former professional player for the Boston Blades of the CWHL, an Olympic Silver Medalist (2010), a two-time World Championship Gold Medalist (2008, 2009), and a two-time World Championship Silver Medalist (2007, 2012). Through 2005-09, Lawler played at University Wisconsin-Madison where she won three NCAA titles, was elected captain her senior year, was recognized with Academic All WCHA Honors, and a top-ten finalist for the Patty Kazmaier Award, given out to the Collegiate National Player of the Year. She joins the Colonials as Director of Player Development/College Liaison working to manage player progression with a primary focus on academic advancement through the NJC program, as well as, NCAA and ACHA recruitment and compliance.

              The New Jersey Colonials is a youth hockey organization headquartered in Morristown, NJ. The mission of NJC is to provide a quality environment for learning, playing and enjoying the game of ice hockey, along with promoting the personal and athletic growth of our players, at all playing levels. 

REGISTER FOR TRYOUTS HERE 


by posted 03/06/2017
COLONIALS GIRLS' HELP CREATE LOCAL HS TEAMS

 

December 11, 2016 at 10:58 PM

 

Randolph High School has started a girl's high school hockey team!  The impetus behind this team was spearheaded by current Colonials: Carly Snarksi, Morgan Yurchuk and Mackenzie Vorel!  Read article here.  (Article from "Tap into Randolph)

The momentum continues to build for girls hockey, in our area, as Madison-Chatham is beginning a co-op girls hockey team, with several Colonial girls! Congratulations to our Colonials girls, as they continue to support and grow the sport we all love!  

 


by Dede McMenamy posted 12/17/2016
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BOYS HOCKEY DIRECTOR

NOEL RUBIN

NRUBIN3189@AOL.COM 973-222-2383

GIRLS HOCKEY DIRECTOR

SIS PAULSEN

SLPAULSEN13@GMAIL.COM 608-345-0364

MASTER SCHEDULER

STEPHANIE EICK

STEPHEICK50@GMAIL.COM 862-246-0024

REGISTRAR 

DEBBIE ZDANOWICZ

DZDANO4498@GMAIL.COM

201-637-7285

GOALIE COACH

GIRLS:

Dan Gould

dangouldhockeyllc@yahoo.com

BOYS:

KEVIN BENDEL

Kevinjbendel@gmail.com

CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

DEDE MCMENAMY

Ddmcmenamy@aol.com

973-407-9650

 

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