Athlete Development

Elements of Individual Skill Development

Customized skills programs designed by professional coaches, parents and PLAYERS!

  • Unstructured ice time for individual creativity and exploration

  • Ample ice time to focus on all areas of the game vs. team needs

  • Development is taken seriously alongside like minded teammates

  • Mandatory goal setting and path planning workbook

  • Access to top coaches on and off the ice

Providing athletes with the appropriate challenging athletic environment daily

Providing a comprehensive 360 perspective on athlete development

  • Power skating and edge work

  • Stamina development

  • On ice skills sessions

  • Individual development plans

  • Unstructured free ice time

  • Video analysis

  • Off ice strength and conditioning with Exeter Hospital

  • Balance (yoga) and power and weight training

  • Nutrition counseling

Everything a developing athlete needs to take their game to the next level!

Skill Development Features

Seacoast Spartans Organization Staff

CHRIS DAVIDSON
CHRIS DAVIDSONGeneral Manager of Hockey Operations
Responsible for the oversight and management of all Spartans Boys teams (Mites through Juniors) and the Seacoast Performance Academy. Chris spent the last 20 years coaching at the Collegiate and Prep School levels. He was also a four-year letter winner at Saint Michael’s College capturing a National Championship in 1999.
KURT MALLETT
KURT MALLETTManager of Hockey Operations
As a seasoned skating and skills coach, Kurt Mallett’s mastery of teaching has transformed young athletes into outstanding hockey players. Mallett played four years of collegiate hockey, where he earned the honor of All American his senior year. Kurt also tallied 217 points in his 4 Collegiate Seasons of Hockey as well as 2 NCAA final four appearances, and held a 2 year Captain position for the Vikings. Kurt also played 6 yrs of professional hockey between the ECHL & IHL, before retiring to be a professional coach.
DENNIS McCAULEY
DENNIS McCAULEYSkill Development Coach
Dennis McCauley is a Northeastern University graduate and a four-year member of the Huskies Men’s Hockey Program. Following his time at Northeastern he went on to play professionally in the AHL and Europe amassing 318 games. After finishing his playing career he has been a natural fit for coaching. He has an ability to relate to players and motivate them to want to improve their game.
BRETT TRYDER
BRETT TRYDERU20 EHL Head Coach
A native of Melrose Massachusetts, Coach Brett Tryder takes the position of Head Coach with the Seacoast Spartans EHL (U20) team that will be making their first ever appearance in the Eastern Hockey League (EHL) in the 2019/20 season. Tryder’s coaching experience includes a ten year stint at Plymouth State University where he spent 7 years as the Panthers Head Coach, and 4 successful years with the New England Wolves. Tryder comes from a family of coaches and had a successful playing career at Melrose High School, which led to his playing at both Salem State and Fitchburg State Universities.

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