The Rifles have named four coaches to lead its U19 and U17/U18 Beast Showcase teams.
The four coaches have a mix of collegiate, juniors and prep experience.
UMass Amherst ACHA Hockey
- Team Captain 2014 & 2015
Head Coach 2016 - Current
- 3 x National Tournament Appearances
- Final Four National Appearance 2019
- 2019 ACHA Mens Div II National Coach of the Year
- 2020 ACHA Mens Div II Northeast Coach of the Year
- #1 Ranked team in Northeast (2019 and 2020)
High School: 06-10 – Fermi High School, Enfield CT.
Prep School: 10-11 – Winchendon School, Winchendon MA
Juniors: 11-12 – Springfield Junior Pics, EJHL
College 12-16 – Suffolk University, NCAA DIII – Boston MA
Belmont Hill School, 17-Present
3 years Boston Junior Bruins EJHL/USPHL
4 years Boston University
-Hockey East Champion
-3 NCAA Tournaments
5 year camp instructor
1 year Springfield Rifles coach
The Rifles are also happy to announce the U18 BHL (local) coach, Glen Witwer. This local team is different than the National Bound (Prep) mentioned above. Witwer is a former St. Anselm College hockey player.