The Pineville Falcons select coaches based on their USA Hockey credentials, coaching and playing experience, character, and commitment to youth hockey.
Pierre Bizier - Coach Bizer grew up and played travel hockey in Watertown, Connecticut for the Watertown Red Wings Organization. Throughout high school Pierre played for Watertown High School and Stanstead College Prep School in Quebec, Canada earning a provincial championship in 2004. He finished his career playing club hockey for the University of Connecticut.
Bill Bredin - Bill played forward for Don Bosco Prep in Ramsey, New Jersey; Merrimack College in the NCAA Division I Hockey East; and juniors with the New Jersey Rockets. Bill captained his prep and junior teams, and his junior team claimed the Silver Medal at USA Hockey Nationals. Bill’s coaching tenure includes over 20 years of head coach and development roles with the American Eagles, New Jersey Titans, Red Bank Generals, Hockey Tech International, SCE Hockey, Steel City Selects, and Next Level Hockey. Bill holds a USA Hockey Level 4 coaching certification. Bill has officiated hockey for 20 years for the ECHL and for the NCAA Division I, WCHA and ECAC hockey divisions. Bill has refereed multiple USA Hockey National Championships as well as conference and Frozen Four college championship games. Bill’s league experience includes administrative and management roles with the ECHL, USHL and NHL.
Russell Clark - Coach Russell started playing travel hockey in Raleigh, NC for RYHA Bantam B, Impact Midget A/AA, and Team Carolina Midget AAA. In high school he played in the Suffolk PAL Junior B earning a national championship in 2009. He has coached travel hockey in North Carolina for the Carolina Stars and Pro Hockey Schools.
Anthony Day - Coach Day started playing youth hockey for the Buffalo Regals and Buffalo Saints. He later Played in the USHL for the Sioux Falls Stampede and Waterloo Blackhawks. During his time playing division I hockey at Yale, Coach Day was a NCAA National Champion and two time Ivy League Champion. He has experience as a head coach with the Red Raiders Hockey Association 18U AAA team and St. Francis Prep Hockey.
Jared Gaudet - Jared is the lead instructor for the Pineville Falcons and Pineville Youth Hockey League. He coaches youth and adult hockey clinics at the Pineville Ice House. Jared grew up playing AAA travel hockey in Michigan and finished with his high school team, Livonia Stevenson. He also coached travel hockey in Florence, Kentucky and has helped run hockey clinics for the Reebok and CCM Hockey company.
Marc James - Coach James played travel hockey in Watertown, NY throughout his childhood. He spent his high school years playing for Watertown High School's varsity team and for Berkshire School in Sheffield, MA. In college he played varsity hockey for SUNY Binghamton, Binghamton Rangers Junior B team, and Clarkson University's JV hockey team.
Andrew Maronich - Andrew grew up in the Chicagoland area and played travel hockey for the Rockford Roadrunners. During High School, Andrew played for the Orland Park Vikings AA team where he won a State Championship. He went on to play Varsity Hockey for Lincoln-Way Central High School. After High School, he finished his career playing club hockey for Eastern Illinois University. After graduation, he was the head coach for the Kankakee Coyotes Squirt Travel team before moving to Charlotte in 2016.
Ted Reilly - Coach Reilly has been coaching with the Falcons since 2012. He has coached our Squirt Select, Squirt A, Peewee A, Peewee AA, and Bantam AA teams. Ted played AAA hockey for the Wheatfield Blades in the U.S. and Canada from Peewee through Junior B. Ted played for and graduated from Division I Canisius College in Buffalo, New York. Ted has also coached for Wheatfield Blades Travel, Niagara University and the Monroe County AAA Eagles. He has also instructed at hockey camps for Canisius College and RIT, and he has coached Pineville's Youth Hockey League.
Luke Zehr - Luke grew up playing rep hockey in southwestern Ontario and later moved on to play 6 years of junior hockey. When his Junior career ended, he joined the Tavistock Braves Junior Hockey Club as an assistant coach and goalie coach for the 3 seasons before taking over as President in his final year with the club. Luke has attended and instructed at multiple goalie camps and continues to provide individual goalie coaching and consulting lessons for squirt up to the junior level.
Please request a coaching application from the Hockey Director if you are interested in coaching for the Falcons.