The RHC is pleased to announce the commitments of the following coaching staff for the 2015-16 season. We have, without question, one of the finest coaching staffs in the northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin region including three level 5 coaches.
Midget Major CS and Varsity Head Coach: Tim Mattila - Tim returns as Midget Major CS and Varsity Head Coach for the Rockford Icemen and is a level 5 coach. Tim's hockey coaching accomplishments include 16 out of 18 Illinois Combined State Titles and over 900 wins at the high school/midget level.
Bantam AA NIHL: Frank Casalena - Frank has coached the RHC's Bantam AA team for the past 12 years and is a level 5 coach. Prior to coaching for RHC, Frank coached 8 years for the Kenosha Komets youth hockey club. Frank's Bantam teams compete favorably in NIHL Elite and Dane County A leagues. Frank does a great job developing our Bantams into Icemen for Coach Mattila. Frank played his high school hockey at Fond du Lac St. Mary Springs Academy and Junior hockey in the USHL for the Junior A National Champions Dubuque Fighting Saints.
Bantam A NIHL: Tim Grudecki
Pee Wee Major CSDHL: Scott Burfoot - This will be Scott's 14th year coaching. Prior to coaching at the Pee Wee level, he coached for 3 years at the Squirt AA level. Before that he coached at the Mite AA level for 2 seasons and the Peewee AA level for 7 seasons. Scott holds a Level 5 coaching card from USA Hockey. Scott's teams have won tournaments across the midwest and compete favorably in Central States and NIHL Elite leagues.
Pee Wee AA NIHL: David Nagel
Pee Wee A NIHL: Pat Putnam
Squirt AA NIHL: Brett Nagel
Squirt A1 NIHL: Alex Edwards
Anyone with questions regarding coaching for RHC should contact Ron Hart at email@example.com