The U10 team will continue the Elite Skill Development & Player Placement the Connecticut Chiefs are known for in the hockey community.The Connecticut Chiefs have advanced over 385 players to Prep School, Junior, & College Hockey.
The U10 program will deliver an exceedingly competitive schedule in NEPHL and in high profile Tournaments and Showcases. The Connecticut Chiefs extensive contacts throughout the Prep School, Junior, & NCAA will prove invaluable to each U10 player focused on advancing to NCAA Hockey.
Coach Mike joins the Chiefs with over 30 years of coaching skills and knowledge of the game of hockey.His first 15 years of coaching were in upstate N.Y. During that time Coach Mike produced 8 state championships with several players advancing to NCAA D1 College Hockey. For over 15 years Coach Mike was the Coaching Director & Head Coach for Avon and The Whalers where he implemented strong competitive and development skills from Mites to Midgets. Both programs rose to their highest levels in CHC. Coach Mike during that time coached 2 state CT champions as well as 2 finalists in the regional tournaments. The past 3 seasons Mike has been coaching Midget, Bantam, and Squirts
Coach Mike is USA Hockey Level 5 Coach.In the past 15 years,he has worked as a CEP/ADM USA Hockey Instructor for all coaching certification level clinics throughout CT.and New England.
Coach Mike played his youth hockey and high school in Massena,NY. His high school was state champions all 4 years he played. Following high school Coach Mike played at Clarkson University under Coach Jerry York.
Coach Mike is the owner and founder of CT.'s leading private instructional company.The Cutting Edge has trained hundreds of hockey players from youth hockey to professional.