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The CT RiverHawks are excited to announce their coaching roster for 2021-2022. This upcoming season the CT RiverHawks have 7 of our teams coached by coaches with professional playing careers or who are current high school coaches. We look forward to continuing to raise the bar to provide your players and goalies with the best opportunity for development!


Mite

Team

Coach

Credentials

Mite Coordinator

Patrick Cooper 

  • Assistant Coach, Trumbull High Varsity hockey

  • CT Wolves (Atlantic Junior League) 1999-2001

  • D-League coach

  • Junior Rangers Intro to Hockey Coach

Squirt

Team

Coach

Credentials

Squirt AA 

(2011)

Patrick Cooper
*Co Head Coach

  • Assistant Coach, Trumbull High Varsity hockey

  • CT Wolves (Atlantic Junior League) 1999-2001

  • D-League coach

  • Junior Rangers Intro to Hockey Coach

Brent Piepenbring 

*Co Head Coach

  • Assistant Coach Sheehan High School

  • Wallingford Midget/Squirt Coach

  • Sacred Heart University

  • Trumbull High School (100 Point Club)

Squirt A 

(2012)

Matt Lewis

  • Coach, RiverHawks Squirt B, 2020

  • Head Coach, Western Jr. Colonials Mite B, 2018-2019

  • Developmental League Coach, Danbury 2016-2019

Squirt B Blue

Andy Townsend

  • Head Coach, Masuk High School (Boys) (9 years)

  • 4 years Western Michigan University (1999-2002)

  • 2 years Fort Wayne Comets UHL (2003, 2004)

Squirt B White

TBD

 

Pee Wee

Team

Coach

Credentials

Pee Wee AA

(2009)

Tim Boyle

*Co Head Coach

  • 2012 4th Round Pick Ottowa Senators (Defenseman)

  • 2012-2013 Union College Division I, ECAC

  • 10+ years of Professional Hockey, SPHL/ECHL 168 games played

Steve Sheridan
*Co Head Coach

  • Assistant Coach, St Joseph High School

  • RiverHawks Head Coach 2017-2018

  • Sacred Heart University ACHA (4 Years) - Captain

Pee Wee A

(2010)

Vic Vicenzi

  • Head Coach, Watertown/Pomperaug High School (2003 - present)

  • 2017 Division II Coach of the Year

  • 2011 CIAC D3 State Champions

Pee Wee B

Zach Usinger

  • Head Coach, RiverHawks Bantam B 2019

  • 4 years hockey at University of North Carolina Charlotte (ACHA DII), ACC (Atlantic Coast Conference) National All-Star Tournament Team

  • 4 years hockey at Saint Joseph High School (DI)

Midget

Team

Coach

Credentials

Midget U18

Andy Townsend

  • Head Coach, Masuk High School (Boys) (9 years)

  • 4 years Western Michigan University (1999-2002)

  • 2 years Fort Wayne Comets UHL (2003, 2004)

Midget U16

Steve Sheridan

  • Assistant Coach, St Joseph High School

  • RiverHawks Head Coach 2017-2018

  • Sacred Heart University ACHA (4 Years) - Captain

  • St. Joseph High School (4 Years) - Captain

Midget Blue Sam Watson
  • RiverHawks Assistant Coach PWA 2020

Skill Coaches

Skill

Coach

Credentials

Skills / ADM Director

Greg Maxey

  • Western New England College, 1984-1988

  • Outstanding Defensive Performer, 1988

  • Head Coach, Trumbull HS, 1999-Present

  • State Championship 2012 / Team of the Year 2012

  • 3 Time FCIAC "Coach of the Year"

Goaltending Coach

Heath Isaacson

  • Women's Head Coach Post University, 2015 - Present

  • ACHA Women's Division II Coach of the Year, 2007 & '11

  • South Dakota State University, 2006 - 2013

Zach Carrano

  • St. Joe's Assistant Coach, 2019 - Present

  • Post University Goalie Coach, 2019 - Present

  • New England College, 2017; South Kent School, '12; St. Joe's '11

Power Skating

Tim Boyle

  • 2012 4th Round Pick Ottowa Senators (Defenseman)

  • 2012-2013 Union College Division I, ECAC

  • 10+ years of Professional Hockey, SPHL/ECHL 168 games played

Steve Sheridan

  • Assistant Coach, St Joseph High School

  • RiverHawks Head Coach 2017-2018

  • Sacred Heart University ACHA (4 Years) - Captain