A new face
has joined the Valley Jr Warriors program and he is looking to make an
immediate and positive impact on the program.
MacAdams, an accomplished professional with more than 20 years of
coaching experience, has joined the Valley Jr Warriors to serve as
position, MacAdams will work directly with Fred Devereaux, director of
development, as well as with all of the Warriors coaches to help
growth of the program to ensure the players receive the most advanced
comprehensive training while a part of a program that has enjoyed more
decade of success.
thrilled to have Steve join our staff,” said Devereaux, who – in
his duties with the Warriors – has been an NHL scout for more than 23
“His resume of work and success will no doubt help us improve the
that we provide to our players and coaching staff.”
to meeting with all of the Warriors coaches and helping to create and
on and off ice training programs, MacAdams will also provide guidance
upcoming Warrior Thanksgiving Tournament, which will draw more than 60
AAA-level teams from across the country. As a former two-year captain
Salem State College hockey team, MacAdams is well aware of the
training necessary to excel as a student-athlete at the next level.
“This is an
exciting time for me because I feel that my experience and training are
perfect fit with this organization,” said MacAdams, a former assistant
Saint Anselm College. “The goal here will continue to be to foster a
competitive and supportive environment where players of all age groups
maximize the development of their individual athletic skills to a
international level of prominence.”
Valley Jr Warriors director of program development, Bob Carpenter, will
focus his attention on the Valley Jr Warriors Junior A team where he
an assistant coach alongside head coach and general manager Andy
Carpenter has been a valuable member of the VJW staff since 2006. He is
a handful of former NHL and collegiate standouts who are part of the
Including in that impressive group are Andy Heinze, Stu Irving, Bob
Paul Sacco, Chris Driscoll and Dave Sacco.
for a complete list of VJW coaches for the 2009-10 season.