8U On-Ice Director
Jason grew up in Massachusetts, 20 miles west of Boston and started skating at 5 years old. He joined his first select league at the age of 10, playing for the AAA Assabet Valley Patriots in the Greater Boston Metropolitan Hockey League. After, he joined the 495 Stars organization where he played up until his freshman year of high school. After four years of public high school hockey in Massachusetts, Jason attended Franklin Pierce University in New Hampshire, a NCAA Div. II school. He went on to 4-year career that saw him hold the single season point record and was Captain of the team his senior year.
Jason’s coaching career started a few years after graduating from college. His first year coaching was for a AA bantam team in Newton MA. After that, he was hooked and wanted to pursue coaching as a career. In 2011, Jason became the head coach for the Boston Bruins FUNdamentals program in Greater Boston. In 2012, Jason relocated to Austin, Texas to open a new rink, The Pond Hockey Club, where he recently served as the Coaching and Player Development Director. Jason also served as the Director of 12U & 14U leagues in the Austin Metro Hockey Association. Jason is a certified level 5 USA Hockey Coach, who has also completed USA Hockey’s Director & Administration training.
When not on the ice, Jason enjoys mountain biking, reading, golfing, playing guitar and spending time with his son, Keegan, his wife Brandi, and their two dogs, Haley and Lula.