SWHA Coaching Staff – 2021-22

Our coaches, head and assistants, have extensive experience in the game of ice hockey. All are USA Hockey certified and all have played the game at a very high level, including prep school, NCAA and professional. We have the connections and know-how to help your daughter reach her hockey potential.

Jessica Young
Jessica YoungDirector of Player Development & Skills Coach
The SWHA is thrilled to add Jessica Young to our program, as our Director of Player Development!

Jessica graduated from Middlebury College in 2018 with a bachelor’s degree in Economics. She grew up in Mission Hills, Kansas, and played for the AAA St. Louis Lady Blues program from U12 through U19.

In college, Jessica was a member of the Middlebury Women’s Ice Hockey Team and was selected to the All-NESCAC team all four years that she was there, including Rookie of the Year when she was a freshman. Jessica was also selected to the CCM All-American College Hockey Squad following her 2016-2017 season.

Jessica spent the past three years as the assistant and then head coach of the Tilton School Girl’s Varsity Hockey Team. In addition to running the Girl’s Hockey Program at Tilton, Jessica has spent her summers coaching at USA Hockey affiliated camps, including the Girls 16/17 National Camp, the Girls 14 Eastern Select Camp, and the New England Development Camp. She also spent time with the IPH Hockey team in Connecticut, focusing on skill and player development.

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Craig Duchesne
Craig DuchesneU10 Select - Head Coach
Troy Dutton & Cliff Mask
Troy Dutton & Cliff MaskU10 Elite - Head Coach
Jeremy Lovett
Jeremy LovettU12 Select - Head Coach
Matt Courchesne
Matt CourchesneU12 Elite - Head Coach
Dennis Molnar
Dennis Molnar U14 Select - Head Coach
Matt Hester
Matt HesterU14 Elite - Head Coach
Peter Tufts
Peter TuftsU16/19 Select - Head Coach
Kathie Babine
Kathie BabineU19 Elite - Head Coach