Courses are accredited by AdvanceED and NCAA approved
Highly-qualified and certified teachers work 1:1 with students to communicate via video-conferencing, live chat, telephone and text
Learning coaches who support students and families beyond the classroom
Access to on-demand tutoring 6 days a week, 17 hours a day
Interactive and engaging courses with on demand video instruction by real teachers
A 21st Century Skills Based Education
The fast-paced nature of todays technologically driven workforce requires self directed learning at all ages
Instruction on key concepts and skills through expert on-screen teachers
Highly interactive courses with multiple ways for students to interact with content and practice skills
Rigorous standards aligned with real world examples and assignments
Multiple supports, including captioning, text-to-speech, read aloud, translation, and the ability to pause/rewind/replay instruction
Self-paced mastery of content so students can work through material at their own rate
Technology is constantly being developed, altered, and improved upon
Employers that say that traditional K-12 schools are deficient in preparing students with basic employment skills (Deloitte Development)
Employers that say traditional K-12 schools are not doing a good job of preparing students for tomorrows workplace (Deloitte Development)
Overall consensus that students are not equipped with the marketable skills to enter the global workforce in today’s society (Deloitte Development)
Seacoast Spartans Organization Staff
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 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 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 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.
AKI LEVÄNENSkills Development Coach
Aki has spent about 30 years around hockey. Aki is from Finland, Kuopio. Aki started to play ice hockey when he was 7 years old. He played hockey about 10 years, and started also his hockey referee career when he was teenager. He was referee 10 years before starting to coach. Aki has coached 05 and 04 teams in Kalpa, Kuopio since 2011. He has also worked as a team leader with Finland Selects 05 team for three season. Now he is starting to coach in Seacoast Spartans and looks forward to combine the best parts of Finnish and American way to play hockey together with other coaches in Seacoast Spartans.