Valley Jr. Warriors
2023-24 Girls Coaching Staff
Girls Program Director, Skills Instructor

Seth Goodrich

sgoodrich@jrwarriors.com

Seth Goodrich, who spent 5 seasons as the director and skills instructor for the North Shore Vipers was named the Director of the Jr. Warrior Girls program in 2019. Seth hails from Salisbury, Vermont, and played high school hockey for both Salisbury for two seasons and then Trinity-Pawling his junior and senior year. After a postgraduate season with the Green Mountain Glades in the EJHL, Seth attended St. Anselm College where he played four years of varsity hockey and was named captain both his junior and senior years. After graduation, he worked at the Breakaway Ice Center as coach and skills director for the North Shore Vipers programs. In 2011 Seth accepted the role of Boys Varsity Head Coach and Math teacher at the Hoosac School. Seth later returned to Breakaway Ice Center as program director of the North Shore Vipers.

During his tenure as program director the Vipers emerged as a perennial Tier I contender at the state and national level. Seth directed and coached teams to a Mass State Championship and most recently, a USA Hockey National Championship. Seth is also the co-founder of North American Elite and has trained and developed over 40 NCAA Division I and III players and commits, including 6 Hockey East and ECAC commits this season.

 

U10

To Be Announced!

U12 - Tier I

Mike Stevens

mstevens@jrwarriors.com

Mike is in his 3rd season as head coach of the Warriors U12 Tier I team. Mike played his prep school hockey at the Kent School and was a four year letter winner and senior captain at Bowdoin College, where he also received the Harry G. Shulman trophy as the player who best exemplified the spirit of Bowdoin hockey. Mike has coached a number of teams in Andover, from learn to skate through U10, and is a USA Hockey Level III certified coach. Originally from Miramichi, New Brunswick, Canada, Mike resides in Andover with his wife and four children.

U12 - Tier II

Brian Costa

bcosta@jrwarriors.com

Brian Costa is entering his 2nd season as Head Coach of the U12 Tier II girls. He was born and raised in Woburn where he played youth hockey. Costa was named captain of his Woburn Midget team where he helped them go on to win state and national championships in 1995 and 1996. Costa also played for the Boston Junior Braves and the Eastern Mass Senators. He began his high school hockey career at Boston College High School, attending BC High for two years. Costa played his junior and senior year at the Pingree School, where is graduated in 1995. He attended Assumption College where he graduated in 1999.

Costa has coached in the Methuen Youth Hockey program. He has been employed with Massachusetts Trial Court over 23 years. Costa currently resides in Methuen with his wife and two children.

U13 - Full Season

Matt Courchesne

Matt joins the Valley Junior Warriors in his 2nd season as head coach of the U13 girls team. Matt grew up in Bow (NH) and started playing hockey at the age of 4. He played for Bow High School and the Exeter Seawolves (IJHL), before playing DII college hockey at Southern New Hampshire University. After graduating, Matt took his love for the game to coaching, where he has spent his last several years coaching girls youth hockey teams. Matt is also a USA Hockey Level IV certified coach.

He resides in Exeter, NH. with his wife and two daughters.

U14 - Tier I (Full Season)

Seth Goodrich

sgoodrich@jrwarriors.com

Seth Goodrich, who spent 5 seasons as the director and skills instructor for the North Shore Vipers was named the Director of the Jr. Warrior Girls program in 2019. Seth hails from Salisbury, Vermont, and played high school hockey for both Salisbury for two seasons and then Trinity-Pawling his junior and senior year. After a postgraduate season with the Green Mountain Glades in the EJHL, Seth attended St. Anselm College where he played four years of varsity hockey and was named captain both his junior and senior years. After graduation, he worked at the Breakaway Ice Center as coach and skills director for the North Shore Vipers programs. In 2011 Seth accepted the role of Boys Varsity Head Coach and Math teacher at the Hoosac School. Seth later returned to Breakaway Ice Center as program director of the North Shore Vipers.

During his tenure as program director the Vipers emerged as a perennial Tier I contender at the state and national level. Seth directed and coached teams to a Mass State Championship and most recently, a USA Hockey National Championship. Seth is also the co-founder of North American Elite and has trained and developed over 40 NCAA Division I and III players and commits, including 6 Hockey East and ECAC commits this season.

 

U16-U19

Seth Goodrich

sgoodrich@jrwarriors.com

Seth Goodrich, who spent 5 seasons as the director and skills instructor for the North Shore Vipers was named the Director of the Jr. Warrior Girls program in 2019. Seth hails from Salisbury, Vermont, and played high school hockey for both Salisbury for two seasons and then Trinity-Pawling his junior and senior year. After a postgraduate season with the Green Mountain Glades in the EJHL, Seth attended St. Anselm College where he played four years of varsity hockey and was named captain both his junior and senior years. After graduation, he worked at the Breakaway Ice Center as coach and skills director for the North Shore Vipers programs. In 2011 Seth accepted the role of Boys Varsity Head Coach and Math teacher at the Hoosac School. Seth later returned to Breakaway Ice Center as program director of the North Shore Vipers.

During his tenure as program director the Vipers emerged as a perennial Tier I contender at the state and national level. Seth directed and coached teams to a Mass State Championship and most recently, a USA Hockey National Championship. Seth is also the co-founder of North American Elite and has trained and developed over 40 NCAA Division I and III players and commits, including 6 Hockey East and ECAC commits this season.

 

Scott Pellerin

Scott played his collegiate hockey at the University of Maine. In his senior year (1991-92), he was the Hobey Baker award winner. Post graduation, Scott continued his career at the professional level by playing 12 years in the NHL / AHL. After his playing career, Scott coached at the AHL level for 8 seasons. Currently, he is the Associate Director of Hockey Development for the Montreal Canadiens.