2017 Freeze Coaching Staff

Bruce Shatel

18UAA Black
New Jersey Freeze Hockey Director

Coach Shatel is the Delbarton School Head Coach and 9 time NJ State High School Champion, 10 time Freeze Coach. Atlantic District Winner and USA Hockey National appearance in 2012. Inducted into the New Jersey High School Hockey Hall of Fame in 2013.

Kevin Manning

18UAA Black
Coach Manning is a player and a coach with over 13 years coaching experience. 9 time NJ Freeze Coach. Atlantic District Winner and USA Hockey National appearance in 2012.

Bruce Eisdorfer

18UA Grey
Coach Eisdorfer is a player and a coach with over 18 years coaching experience including coaching at Roxbury High School. 11 time NJ Freeze Coach.

Dave Quincey

18UA Grey
Coach Quincey is a player and a coach with over 20 years coaching experience. 10 time NJ Freeze Coach. Atlantic District Winner.

Jerry Brophy

16UAA Black
Coach Brophy is an AYHL and NJYHL coach for the past 13 years. Three time Tier 1 District Champion. 6 time NJ Freeze Coach. Assistant Coach at the Delbarton School.

Bobby Jones

16UAA Grey
Coach Jones is the Morristown High School Head Coach and NJSIAA State Champion. Bobby has been a NJSIAA High School Hockey Coach for 8 years and a Freeze coach for 4 years.  Bobby was the 2013-2014 NJSIAA Coach of the Year.

Steven Jones

16UA Blue
Coach Jones has been the Assistant coach at Morristown High School for last 5 years. He was an All state player at Morris Knolls High School and 2 time ACHA All-American and team Captain at West Chester University.

Tim Kepler

16UA Red
Coach Kepler is a 8 time Freeze Coach. He has has been an Assistant Coach at Morris Knolls High School for 11 years. He is a former NJSIAA State Champion and NJYHL State Champion.

Bruce McCarter

16UA Red
Coach McCarter is a 6 time Freeze Coach, New Jersey Youth Hockey League Coach and Assistant Coach at Morris Knolls High School.

Scott Sutera

Bantam AA Major
Scott served as head coach over the past 7 years at the Mite, Squirt and Pee Wee levels with the Freeze and other NJYHL organizations leading teams to multiple tournament championships including back to back Bell Capital Cup Championships in Ottawa as well as a 2015 U12 AA NJYHL State Championship and 2015 U12 AA AAHA District Championship. He also coached at Westfield High School from 1997-2001 and is currently the JV Ice Hockey Coach at Pope John HS where he has been since 2008.

Rich McLaughlin

Bantam AA Minor
Coach McLaughlin is the Randolph High School Head Coach and 8 time NJ State High School Champion. 10 time New Jersey Freeze and Frozen Tide Coach. Inducted into the New Jersey High School Hockey Hall of Fame in 2012.

Jim Lebo

Bantam A
Coach Lebo is a 11 time Freeze Coach and New Jersey Hockey League Coach.

Mike Masotti

Bantam B
Coach Masotti has over 13 years of hockey coaching experience, with 6 of those years at a high school varsity level. He is currently the Head Coach for Morris Catholic High School and was the former coach at Parsippany Regional High School. He is a 3 time Freeze Coach.

Joe Ryerson

Peewee AA
Coach Ryerson is a 7 time New Jersey Freeze Coach and a 11 time New Jersey Youth Hockey League Coach. He is also a Level 4 USA Hockey coach.

Frank Jannicelli

Peewee A
Coach Jannicelli is a USA Hockey Level 4 coach with over 20 years of coaching experience. He was a former coach of Roxbury High School for 10 years. He has been a Varsity Hockey Official (NIHOA) for 16 years, USA Hockey Official for 18 years and a USA Hockey Instructor of Hockey Officials for 16 years.

Robert Carnathan

Peewee B
Bobby enters his first season as head coach with the NJ Freeze after spending this past spring as an assistant coach with the Frozen Tide. As a level 3 certified coach he comes to the NJ Freeze by way of William Paterson University. Bobby has spent the past 16 years serving in various roles with the University’s hockey program. He took over William Paterson University’s hockey program as President during his sophomore year and had worked diligently to build the program into a team that now competes for national championships. Upon his graduation from William Paterson University he was hired as an assistant coach for the 2000-2001 season. Prior to the start of the 2001 season he was promoted to head coach and during the 2009 season he assumed the role of General Manager. He holds a record of 206-80-15 during his tenure as coach with William Paterson University.

Bobby grew up in New Jersey where he began playing hockey at 6 years old with the Montclair Hockey Club and began playing for their travel program, the Montclair Blues, a few years later. He played college hockey from 1996-2000 for William Paterson University where he was team Captain for three years and graduated with a B.A in Psychology.

Steven Jones

Squirt Black
Coach Jones has been the Assistant coach at Morristown High School for last 6 years. He was an All state player at Morris Knolls High School and 2 time ACHA All-American and team Captain at West Chester University.

Nick Muscolino

Squirt Grey
Coach Muscolino is a 6 time Freeze Coach and 11 time NJYHL coach. He is also a level 4 USA Hockey Coach. He grew up playing hockey in New Jersey for Morris Hills High school and New Jersey Junior Devils.

Bart Battista

Squirt Grey
Coach Battista is the has been the Morris Knolls High School Assistant Ice Hockey Coach for 11 Years. He has also been a New Jersey Freeze Coach for 4 years.

Erik Jacobsen

Squirt Blue
Coach Jacobsen has coached at West Morris Central High School for twelve years and seven as varsity head coach. He has helped with the Freeze cross-ice development program the past two years and was the 2010 Daily Record coach of the year.

Marc Ozga

Squirt Red
Coach Ozga has coached with the New Jersey Freeze, Valley Forge Colonials and Devils Youth programs for over 25 years. He has coached teams at the Tier I and Tier II level.

Marc Ozga

Mite Black
Coach Ozga has coached with the New Jersey Freeze, Valley Forge Colonials and Devils Youth programs for over 25 years. He has coached teams at the Tier I and Tier II level.

Anthony Iannone

Mite Blue
Coach Iannone is a former New Jersey Freeze player and a retuning Freeze Mite coach.

Mike Valvano

Goalie Coach
Coach Valvano is an 9 time Freeze Goalie Coach and the Goalie Coach for Randolph High School.

2017 Frozen Tide Coaching Staff

Alex Velischek

16U/18U
Coach Velischek is a graduate of the Delbarton School. In his senior year he played 30 games and helped the team win the Gordon Conference and NJSIAA State Championships. Velischek posted 16 goals with 35 assists and was +61 with 42 PMs. He played college hockey at Providence and later played with the Sioux City Musketeers of the USHL. He was drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2009.

Doug Kase

16U/18U
Coach Kase is a Delbarton School graduate. He played Tier 1 youth hockey, advancing to the Nationals 3 times, medaling in 2007. Doug was a two sport athlete in college, playing D1 club hockey at Villanova University and D3 soccer at Johnson & Wales University.

Craig Wicker

16U/18U
Coach Wicker is a 7 time Freeze Coach and Assistant Coach at the Delbarton School. Craig played hockey at Rider College where he was the team Co-Captain in 1992 and 1993.

Bruce Shatel

Mite, Squirt, Peewee, Bantam
Coach Shatel is the Delbarton School Head Coach and 9 time NJ State High School Champion, 10 time Freeze Coach. Atlantic District Winner and USA Hockey National appearance in 2012. Inducted into the New Jersey High School Hockey Hall of Fame in 2013.

Steven Jones

Mite, Squirt, Peewee, Bantam
Coach Jones has been the Assistant coach at Morristown High School for last 5 years. He was an All state player at Morris Knolls High School and 2 time ACHA All-American and team Captain at West Chester University.

Bobby Jones

Mite, Squirt, Peewee, Bantam
Coach Jones is the Morristown High School Head Coach and NJSIAA State Champion. Bobby has been a NJSIAA High School Hockey Coach for 8 years and a Freeze coach for 4 years.  Bobby was the 2013-2014 NJSIAA Coach of the Year.

Mike Valvano

Goalie Coach
Coach Valvano is an 9 time Freeze Goalie Coach and the Goalie Coach for Randolph High School.

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