COACHES

"Behind every fearless player is a fearless coach who refused to let them be anything but the BEST they can be"

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Donnie Picinich

Head Coach / Owner

Donnie grew up playing multiple sports, but nothing taught him more about dedication, hard work, and resilience than Ice Hockey. His passion and love for the game is second to none! He created this program to ensure EVERYONE has a place to play hockey. Coach Picinich has dedicated his life to youth athletes and youth development. 

 

Qualifications: USA Level 4 Hockey Coach

CPR - First Aid Certified 

Safe Sport

NJ 7th Grade Middle School Teacher 

Currently Coaching Club Hockey for the Montclair Blues Hockey Club.

Garden State Youth Hockey League Champion - 2016 PW Ice Dogs

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Giorgio Scalone

Assistant Coach / Media Production

Giorgio grew up playing soccer, baseball , and ice hockey. His love and his passion for the game started the moment he learned to skate at 6 years old. He brings passion and heart every time he steps out on the ice. He works hard each day to improve his abilities on and off the ice to be able to give the players a great experience. Not only does he help out on the ice, he also is the programs Media Production manager. He manages the teams Instagram as well as capturing great moments on and off the ice.  

Qualifications: USA Hockey Level 2 Coach

Safe Sport

Currently Coaching Club Hockey for the Montclair Blues Hockey Club

Garden State Youth Hockey League Champion - 2016 PW Ice Dogs

Club player Sacred Heart University

Bachelor's Degree in Video Production

Marcin Roszkowski

Skills Coach

Marcin grew up playing the game at a high level, he played his youth seasons with the Jersey Penguins, and Juniors with the NJ Wildcats. A 4 year starter at Clifton High School, he posted strong numbers and won 3 Passaic County Championships and 1 League Championship. Marcin would go on and attend William Paterson University were he would win a Super East Collegiate Hockey league Championship in 2010. Marcin has been with the program for 5 years now. His playing abilities are a huge asset to the club. He brings passion, dedication and a strong work ethic. Marcin will take the role as the programs skills coach. Skating, shooting, stickhandling. 

 

Qualifications: Level 2 USA Hockey Coach

Safe Sport

First Aid / CPR / AED Certified

Collegiate Hockey Experience

Tier 1 Hockey Experience

CONTACT

Questions‭? ‬Feel free to reach out to Coach Donnie Picinich

Tel: 551-265-2681     Email: picinichyouthsports@gmail.com

 

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