Midget Minor 1 – Matt Stack
Matt is the Vice-President of Hockey at BlueStreak Sports Training and brings a vast knowledge of hockey to Mid-Fairfield. Matt has overseen the athlete development and training at BlueStreak for the past five years, working closely with athletes in the Tri-state area at BlueStreak facilities in Stamford, Hauppauge and Chelsea Piers.
Prior to BlueStreak, Matt played professional hockey with the Adirondack Ice Hawks of the United Hockey League, the “AA” affiliate of the Phoenix Coyotes. Matt was also a first round selection of the Miami Manatees in the inaugural WHA2 season.
Prior to his professional career Matt graduated from New England College where he received a BA in sports business and management. He helped captain both the hockey and lacrosse teams during his time at NEC and helped lead their hockey and lacrosse team to four NCAA births. Matt was named to both the North-South All-Star team for lacrosse and Division III Senior All-Star team for hockey.
Matt’s passion lies in development of the complete hockey player on and off the ice. Currently 14 of his students have been drafted into the NHL and over 51 one of his students are playing at the NCAA level. Currently Matt scouts for the USNTDP and USA Hockey for New York and Rocky Mountain districts, and in 2008 was asked to coach USA Hockey Select 15 Festival in St. Cloud, MN. He is also a certified USA Hockey coach as well as Athletic Republic Level III trainer.Midget Minor 2 –
Bantam Major – Ben Bryce
Ben Bryce has professional and amateur playing and coaching experience that makes him an outstanding coach and mentor. Ben played for the Ottawa Valley Titans and Selects, progressing from Mite through Bantam. He then played Junior A hockey for the Smiths Fall Bears of the Ontario CJHL before playing at NCAA Div 1 Colgate University. He also played for two professional teams in the German Oberligue. Ben has coached at the Jacque Martin (General Manager of the NHL Florida Panthers franchise) Junior/College Hockey Camp, Carleton Place Minor Hockey Association and Greenwich Skating Club. He has also been a scout for Colgate University.
PW Minor – Lance Marciano
Lance has 30 years of hockey experience. He played college hockey at Yale University, has coached Mites at Mid Fairfield since 2004 and the Girls U-12 team for the 2008-09 season.
Squirt Major – Ryan Haggerty
Ryan began his hockey career with Mid Fairfield as a Mite, and continued there through Pee Wee. He then played for the Rye Rangers and Rye High School Varsity in 8th and 9th grade before moving to Westminster Prep, where he played his junior and senior years. Ryan then played for Div. 1 Boston College for four years, captaining the team in 1995. Ryan was drafted by the Edmonton Oilers in 1991, and played three seasons for their AHL and ECHL affiliates after college. Ryan has coached at Darien Hockey School and in Mid Fairfield's Beginner Hockey program.