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Coaches

Head Coach Adam Mitchell  

 

Adam leads the team as Head Coach and Director of Recruiting. This is Adam’s second season as head coach and performance training coach for the Junior Kings. Adam comes to us as a graduate and alumni of Rochester Institute of Technology. Adam attended the development camp with the Washington Capitals of the NHL, and was on the NHL’s “players to watch” list in 2009

Adam is looking forward to building off of last season with a deeper team and more experience. In 2017-18, the Kings finished the regular season in third place in the Northeast division, with the season coming to an end in the first round of playoffs against the Niagara Falls Powerhawks.

Email: Mitchell@skylandskings.com

Phone: (973)697-1600 x 121

 

Associate Coach Ryan Sete 

Ryan Sete, from Jackson, MI, has been playing hockey for the last 25 years. Ryan Started his junior career in the NA3HL before being called up to the Broookings Blizzard of the NAHL. Ryan was later traded to the Michigan Warriors where he was then recruited to play NCAA Division III hockey with Johnson and Wales University, located in Providence, RI. Playing the last 4 years at JWU, Ryan graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Sports Entertainment, Event Management.

Ryan will be coaching the Defense this year for the Kings. “I’m very excited to be joining the Skylands Organization and start working cloasely with the players. I hope that I can bring first-hand experience from playing in the NA3HL and help them to develop a better understanding of the game,” Said Coach Ryan Sete

Email: RSete@skylandskings.com

 

Assistant Coach Patrick Choules   

Patrick heads up all hockey operations for both the Skylands Junior Kings, as well as Skylands Ice World and the Youth Kings Program. A graduate and alumni of SUNY Potsdam, Patrick’s experience both on and off the ice, brings the dedication and drive for excellence to the programs.  Patrick assists in player placement at next levels, and is currently the Head Coach  for the Skylands Kings U16AA team

 

Goalie Coach Tom Huber  

Tom works with our goalies 1-2 times weekly both on ice and video analysis. A graduate of Rutgers, Tom has worked closely with Jon Elkin (Arizona Coyotes), Michael Vishnevetsky (KHL Draft Pick—1st Round), and Steve Mastalerz (ECHL/UMass Amherst goalie). He has been coaching for the Skylands Kings for 5  years, and played most recently with Rutgers ACHA DII, and also has 2 years of junior playing experience. Tom recorded a 27 save shutout in his third college start, the only shutout for Rutgers in the 2013-14 season.