Played Division 1 hockey for Providence College and won a D1 National Championship in 2015. After that, he got right into coaching in the California youth hockey world under mentorship of the legendary Konstantin Lodnia. Konstantin is Russian development leader who has worked with a multitude of NHL superstars including Nakita Kucherov, Atemi Panarin, and many more. Stefan learned the top skill development techniques and then took his knowledge and passion to the East Coast to build C2E Hockey Development. Stefan is the Founder and Lead on ice instructor. Stefan currently runs multiple Prep School to Youth organizations skill sessions during their seasons. He has a passion for helping each student reach their goals in hockey and life by creating an environment where each player feels motivated and enjoys coming to the rink each day. Stefan's main philosophy stems from the idea of being a student of the game first and then coaching second. Stefan makes sure he is up to date with the top hockey development trends and technique to ensure his students will have the info and knowledge to continue their development in the right direction.
Mike brings a wealth of knowledge to the C2E hockey students. Mike is a premiere shooting and scoring coach who has worked with multiple NHL, College, Junior, and youth players on how to properly shoot and score. He learned from the legendary shooting coach Glenn Tucker. Mike has taken what he learned with Glenn and adopted new techniques and ideas to even further what he can provide his players. Mike has helped create a positive environment at C2E Hockey and has helped our students gain a new level of confidence in their development!
C2E Hockey is excited to have Tom join the coaching staff! Tom is a current NHL, AHL, and East Coast Defensemen in the Montreal Canadians organization. Tom brings a whole new perspective to the kids because he still currently playing and can help our students understand what it takes to play at the highest levels. He can help our players understand all aspects of what it means to be a professional hockey player, from on ice training, off ice training, nutrition, hard work, and everything it takes to reach the next levels of hockey. Tom is from Commack, New York and played college hockey for Providence College where he won a D1 National Championship in 2015! When Tom isn't working on his own game in the summers, he is on the ice helping kids on their development and bringing his superior hockey knowledge to the players!
Coach Zach Cappelli is originally from North Providence, RI , where he was born and raised. Grew up playing hockey for multiple travel teams in the New England area such as Minuteman Flames, RI Saints and so on. Went on to be a 3 year Captain at North Providence High and joined the All State Team his junior and senior year. Following he decided to repeat his Senior year at Hoosac Prep School, where he went on to be the team MVP and help lead the Owls to over 20 wins.
During his senior year at Hoosac was recruited to go on and play at New England College in Henniker, NH where he played for 2 seasons. Following he transferred closer to home and played at Becker College in Worcester, MA.
He picked up coaching shortly after, heading back to his local high school North Providence to coach. While also being a head at The well known Pro Ambitions Camp. Shortly after got the Head Coaching job at the Hoosac School in Hoosick, NY. He coached there from 2016-2018, in his tenor at Hoosac he won two conference championships. While also sending multiple players to play NCAA, schools such as Salem State, NEC, Southern Maine and Nichols College.