2024-2025 Coaches

U8 Silver

Chris Spada

U8 Silver Head Coach

U8 Maroon

Dan Moyal

U8 Maroon Co-Coach

Matt Merriam

U8 Maroon Co-Coach

U10 Silver

Trevor Mullane

U10 Silver Head Coach

Trevor is a level 4 USA coach and entering his 5th season with the NLGH program and his 4th season as an NLGH head coach.

Trevor grew up in Simsbury and began playing hockey when he was 4 years old. He was co-captain of Simsbury High School 05-06 varsity boys hockey team. 

His objective as a coach is to challenge his players to believe in themselves, instill a strong work ethic, help them develop balanced fundamental hockey skills to prepare them for their next level of play- and most importantly share his love for the game of hockey.

U12 Silver

Maddie Giordano

U12 Silver Head Coach

Maddie Giordano started her hockey career with the Northern Lights at age 4. She went on to play with the Northern Lights until u19 when she went off to college. During this time Maddie went to high school and played for the Loomis Chaffee School. She then played for 5 years at the University of Maine, making it to the Hockey East semifinals 3 of her 5 years. Maddie is currently finishing her degree to become a registered dietitian. She has aspirations to become a sports dietitian and coach hockey. 

Maddie has been coaching for a few years now. She runs the UMaine hockey summer camps each year, and spring/summer teams, and does private lessons. This past season she was the assistant coach for the UMaine hockey team. During a coaching change, Maddie was the only coach running the team for the first few weeks of the season.

U12 Maroon

Skye Dougherty

U12 Maroon Co-Coach

Jason Reid

U12 Maroon Co-Coach

U14 Silver

Lenka Serdar

U14 Silver Head Coach

Lenka Serdar is a former professional hockey player for the CT Whale of the Premier Hockey Federation.Serdar's experience includes a four year career at Cornell University, DFEL’s ECDC Memmingen, HC Přibram in Czechia, TPS in Naisten-Liiga and Linköping HC in Sweden. She also played for Team Czechia at the 2021 IIHF Women’s World Championship and on the 2022 Olympic Team.

U14 Maroon

Phil Palazzo

U14 Maroon Co-Coach

Marcus Willy

U14 Maroon Co-Coach

U16 Silver

Kayla Collins

U16 Silver Coach

U19 Silver

McKenna Gernander

U19 Silver Coach

CJ Kenney

U19 Silver Coach

U19 High School

Matt Loftus

U19 High School Co-Coach

Mackenzie Griffith

U19 High School Co-Coach

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