The RHC is pleased to announce the commitments of the following coaching staff for the 2014-15 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 11 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 Fon du Lac St. Mary Springs Academy and Junior hockey in the USHL for the Junior A National Champions Dubuque Fighting Saints.
Bantam A: Andrew Zak
Pee Wee Major CSDHL: Scott Burfoot - This will be Scott's 13th year coaching. For the past 3 years he has coached at the Squirt AA level. Prior to that he coached at the Mite AA level for 2 seasons and the Peewee AA level for 7 seasons before that. Scott holds a Level 5 coaching card from USA Hockey. Scott's teams have won tournaments across the midwest and perennially compete favorably in CSDHL, NIHL Elite and Dane county.
Pee Wee Minor CSDHL: Scott Burfoot
Pee Wee NIHL: Matt Kieffer
Squirt CSDHL: Don Walker
Squirt NIHL 1- TBD
Squirt NIHL 2- TBD (if numbers warrant)
Mite AA: Drew Nagel
Mite A: TBD
Anyone with questions regarding coaching for the RHC should contact Sol Schmidt.