MEET THE COACHING STAFF

EXPERIENCED HOCKEY PROFESSIONALS WHO WILL DEVELOP AND ADVANCE YOUR CHILD

The Boston Hockey Academy offers our students the most experienced staff of hockey professionals with strong track records of identifying, developing, and advancing players to Junior, NCAA, and NHL careers.

Nate Bostic Imperials

Nate Bostic, Academy Director and Head Coach U18 Academy Team

Email: nbostic@bostonimperials.com
Phone: (781)873-9327

Nate Bostic is in his 12th 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 AHLH 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 daughter Grace.

Paul Jenkins

Paul Jenkins, Head Coach U16 Academy Team

Email: pjenkins@bostonimperials.com
Phone: (508) 561-7657

Paul Jenkins most recently served as Associate Head Coach for Men’s Ice Hockey at NCAA DII Assumption College.   He handled the defense and was recruiting coordinator for the team.  He helped guide the team to three straight winning seasons, the first ever NE10 Conference League title in program history and the highest winning percentage in nearly 25 years.  Jenkins directly coached two players to consecutive NE10 Conference Defenseman of the Year Awards.  In addition, he coached and directed the NE10 Conference Player of the Year and a Concannon Award nominee.  His most recent recruiting class brought in 11 student-athletes including the NE10 Rookie of the Year and 3 Conference All-Rookie Team members.  His defensive scheme helped produce the league’s lowest shots against total and lower Assumption’s GAA% by nearly a goal over the previous season.  The penalty kill led the conference with back-to-back SHG and finished 2nd in PK%.

Prior to Assumption College he spent over two decades in Junior ‘A’ hockey with the Islanders Hockey Club/New England Huskies.  With the Islanders he was Head Coach and Director of Operations and oversaw 6 teams at the midget and junior level and operated a 1.6 million dollar budget.  His teams qualified for the playoffs in 18 of 21 seasons.  He won over 470 games and was named EJHL and USPHL Coach-of-the-Year in 2007 and 2016.

As part of the Islanders Hockey Club, Jenkins created and directed the volunteer and education program for the entire club of 48 teams of boys and girls and over 500 families.  The Autism initiative has generated over $750,000 since inception for Autism Speaks.  This program continues to grow and create awareness.

Jenkins was an Assistant Coach with Team USA at the inaugural World Junior Club Championship in Omsk, Russia handling the defense against Russia Red Army/CSKA, Latvia Riga, Slovakia, Sweden, Canada, Belarus and Czech Republic.   Jenkins served as USA Director for Central Scouting Bureau for QMJHL as well as New England area scout for St. John and Montreal.

He has coached three current NHLers and five NHL players in total.  In addition, he has coached and guided over 250 players to NCAA hockey, four Olympians and eleven National Team players over 6 Nations.  Jenkins owns and operates Jenkins Hockey Dynamics, which conducts skating, skills development and over-speed programs for elite players.  He has directed the skating dynamics for NESIK Sommer Camp for the past 23 years working with some of Norway’s best players and top trainers.

A 1987 graduate of Colgate University, he served as captain and won the Coley Award as top defenseman.  Upon graduation he signed as a free agent with the NY Rangers and played with their top affiliate in Colorado IHL.  Jenkins moved to Europe and played two additional years in Holland and Germany.  Prior to Colgate he was a two-time ISL All-star and All-New England selection while prepping at St. Mark’s.  He was awarded the Flood Shield as ISL MVP.  He has been inducted into the St. Mark’s Athletics Hall of Fame.  Jenkins was also offered two DI scholarships for baseball, but declined to pursue a path in ice hockey.

Jenkins lives in Milford, MA with his wife Lucy who is the Director of Special Education for the Milford School System, an LMHC and current PHD candidate and daughter Olivia, a recent graduate of University of Vermont (BA) and Leeds-Beckett (MA) and current PHD candidate.

Lizotte

Jon Lizzotte, Media Director / Head Coach U15 Academy Team

Email: jlizzotte@bostonimperials.com
Phone: (207) 649-8189

Jon Lizzotte is in his 6th Season Coaching Junior / Midget AAA Hockey and joins the Boston Hockey Academy after having spent the past 5 Seasons with the Northern Cyclones and Cyclones Academy serving as their Midget Hockey Director, coaching and building NCDC-Premier-Elite-U18-U16-U15-U14 levels. Many of his players have advanced onto the collegiate hockey ranks. His U15 team won the NH State Championship 3 times and advanced to New England Regionals 4 times. Jon also served as the social media manager, graphic design specialist, and the hockey skills Coach for the entire Cyclones program.

Prior to his coaching career, Jon played for NCAA Division 2 Southern New Hampshire University. Before SNHU, Jon played his junior hockey career with the Hartford Wolfpack, CT Clippers and Maine Moose, where he served as team captain. Jon was also a 2-year captain of Winslow High School and was named Class B Player of the Year, Morning Sentinel Player of the Year, and Class B Forward of the year in his Junior and Senior seasons. Jon is a Winslow, ME native and now resides in Everett, MA with his wife Therese.

Tom Tracy

Tom Tracy

Assistant Coach U18 Academy Team

Email: ttracy@bostonimperials.com

A Matignon hockey alumnus, Tracy was a captain on the 2008 and 2009 State Tournament teams. After playing four years of college hockey at Framingham State University, he continued his career overseas in Germany and New Zealand. In Germany, he won a scoring title and a championship, while also working as a private skills coach. In New Zealand, he operated as head coach of the U20 Auckland Team, and worked as a private skills instructor for Camorra Hockey School. Tracy is excited to bring his knowledge and experience to a new chapter of Matignon hockey.

Neil Mulcahy

Neil Mulcahy, U16 Academy Assistant Coach

Email: nmulcahy@bostonimperials.com

Neil Mulcahy is presently an assistant coach for Southern New Hampshire University’s men’s hockey program under Sean Walsh, which won the 2019 Northeast 10 Conference Championship. Neil was captain of SUNY Plattsburgh’s National Championship team in 1987 playing for Steve Hoar. His assistant coach was Brian Riley who has presently been the head coach of West Point the past twenty years. Neil has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management. While at Plattsburgh Neil has played in three Division III Frozen Four NCAA tournaments and two National Championship games. Neil has also won an ECAC West Championship and two SUNYAC Championships. Neil was head coach of the Middlesex Black Bears Junior Prep hockey team and was also the Bantam Director and lead skating and skills instructor.

Neil also has experience coaching both in Junior hockey and the Prep School world. Neil was an assistant coach with the Boston Jr Harbor Wolves in the Eastern Junior Hockey League and also has worked as an assistant coach with former UMASS Amherst Division I coach Joe Mallen at the Middlesex School in the Independent School League. Neil has also head coached the 89 and 99 Middlesex Islanders youth teams. Neil has also coached a U12 and U15 team for the Canadian based 79ers Hockey Club in the Challenger Cup Series in Prague Czech Republic.

Neil has worked for many skating and skills programs over the years such as Paul Vincent Hockey, Dynamic Skating and Hodge 10 Skills. Neil has also worked with the former Mass Satellite Hockey program as an assistant coach and evaluator. Neil still teaches skating and skills in small private and large groups. Neil resides in Malden MA and has two boys Cameron and Chase.”

Chris Dyment

Chris Dyment

Academy Skills Coach

Chris starts his second season with the Boston Hockey Academy. Chris is both an accomplished player and coach. He was a standout defenseman at Reading High School as well as at Boston University. While at BU, Chris was named to both the NCAA All American and All Hockey East teams. Selected by the Montreal Canadians in the 4th round, he went on to play seven seasons of professional hockey in the AHL, including two years with the Providence Bruins.

Prior to joining the Boston Imperials, Chris was an NCAA Div 1 Assistant Coach, which included positions at Bentley University and Boston University. At the junior hockey level, Chris served as Assistant Coach of the Islanders Hockey Club NCDC team (USPHL) as well as the same role with the NH Jr. Monarchs (USPHL). A native of Reading, MA, Chris resides in Burlington with his wife and two children.

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