The Boston Hockey Academy executive team is here to teach and support your child throughout their time with us. Each executive brings a different blend of experience designed to maximize your child's experience.
Nate Bostic, Academy Director / 18U Head Coach
Phone: (781) 873-9327
Nate Bostic is in his 13th (3rd with BHA) Season Coaching Junior / Midget AAA Hockey and joins the Boston Hockey Academy after having spent 10 Seasons with the Islanders HC Organization as GM/Director, coaching and building NCDC-U18-U16-U15-U14 levels. Previously, Nate served as Assistant Coach and Director of player personnel for the New England Huskies of the Eastern Junior Hockey League from 2010-2012 and was an Assistant with the Walpole Express in 2009. Nate has helped develop hundreds of NCAA Division 1 and Division 3 Student athletes. During the off season, Nate has worked for many high profile events and camps like Beantown Classic and Dynamic Skating.
Before Coaching, Nate was recruited and played at Niagara University where his teams won the CHA Regular Season Title in 2007, CHA Championship in 2008, and made the 2008 NCAA Division 1 Tournament. After Niagara, Nate signed an ATO with the Worcester Sharks AHL Team. After preseason, he spent time in both the CHL and SPHL playing Professionally. Leading up to this, Nate played 3 seasons in the EJHL and was a two-time All Star and served as team Captain. Prior to Juniors, Nate was a two-time Massachusetts High School All Star at Wachusett Regional and Captured the HNIB Scoring Title in 2003. Nate is a Worcester, MA Native and now lives in Amesbury, MA with his wife Kara and daughters Grace and Sophie.
Scott Fitzgerald, Investor/Senior Advisor - Hockey
Scott Fitzgerald and his extended family are considered hockey royalty in New England. Scott has a long history of being on the top talent identifiers in the hockey world. Scott is currently Coordinator of NCAA Scouting and is in his 14th season in the Boston Bruins organization. Scott currently has a son Riley, participating on the 18U Academy team.
In his role with the Bruins, he scouts collegiate prospects throughout North America with an emphasis on college free agent player evaluation. Scott is also owner of the TPE Platform, a top national branded youth hockey event with services that include player evaluation for proper development and growth.
Dennis Franczak, Founder, Owner/Investor
A former US Air Force Officer, Dennis Franczak is the founder and CEO of Fuseideas, one of New Englands largest independent advertising agencies. With over 20 years in marketing, interactive strategy, advertising and public relations, Dennis has been a leading voice throughout the marketing industry, having worked with clients such as Adidas, Bose, HBO, ESPN, Disney, Fox Sports, National Hockey League, Major League Baseball, National Basketball Association, and more.
Dennis has a rich background in sports, having previously coached both men’s and women’s college and youth soccer for over 12 years. His career includes Newton North High School (where he won a state championship), Suffolk University, MIT, Boston College, and Northeastern University. He was part of a staff that won a youth soccer national championship and his players have gone on to US National Team and Major League Soccer careers. In 2019, Dennis founded the Boston Imperials split season midget program where 2 of their 5 teams won league championships in their first season. In 2020, during the pandemic, he and his partners founded the Boston Hockey Academy and fully enrolled 3 teams at Matignon HS. They also created the Tier 1 Midget program for the Imperials and their first 18U team achieved a top 10 national ranking with the 16U team achieving a top 25 ranking. Dennis is responsible for the marketing, back office and business operations of the the Academy and the Imperials.
Dave Pasquale, Investor, Minority Investor
Dave has an extensive background in business development and operations as well as a deep understanding of the business of hockey.
Today, he runs a private real estate investment group that secures and provides financing to two Massachusetts-based development companies (Brownstone Realty Group and Ambrose Properties of New England).
For the past six years, he has served as head coach for the Wake Forest University hockey team. Previously, he played collegiate hockey at Bentley University (’94) and high school hockey at Austin Prep (’89). He remains an active member of both the Bentley and Austin hockey alumni associations and serves on Austin Prep’s Hall of Fame board.
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