The RHC is pleased to announce the commitments of the following coaching staff for the 2012-2013 winter season. We have, without question, one of the finest coaching staffs in the northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin region including three level 5 coaches.
Hockey Coordinator and Varsity Head Coach: Tim Mattila - Tim returns as Hockey Coordinator for the RHC and Varsity Head Coach for the Rockford Iceman and is a level 5 coach. Tim will continue to run Focus Skills and Drills and mentor and develop our coaching staff and their players. Tim's hockey coaching accomplishments include 16 out of 17 Illinois Combined State Titles and over 900 wins at the high school/midget level.
Bantam AA: Frank Casalena - Frank has coached the RHC's Bantam AA team for the past 10 years and is a level 5 coach. Prior to coaching for the 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 Fon du Lac St. Mary Springs Academy and Junior hockey in the USHL for the Junior A National Champions Dubuque Fighting Saints.
Bantam A: Brian Lucca
Pee Wee AA: Don Walker
Pee Wee A: Matt Kieffer
Squirt AA Scott Burfoot- This will be Scotts 3rd year coaching at the squirt level in the past he coached the MIte AA team for 2 years and coached at the Peewee AA level for 7seasonsand holds a Level 5 coaching card from USA. Scott's teams have won tournaments across the midwest and perennially compete favorably in NIHL Elite and Dane county.
Squirt A- David Nagel
Mite AA: Drew Nagel
Mite A: TBA
Anyone with questions regarding coaching for the RHC should contact Steve Lazzerini