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Valley Jr. Warriors
U16 PREP

Andrew Andricopoulos

aandricopoulos@jrwarriors.com

Andrew grew up in Groveland, MA and attended Tabor Academy before moving to Quebec City to play for the Quebec Remparts in the QMJHL.  Andrew played for and lived with NHL Hall of Famer Patrick Roy and was a member of the 2006 Memorial Cup Championship team. Andrew holds several defensemen scoring records for the Quebec Remparts. Andrew then went on to play professional hockey in the ECHL/AHL within the Washington Capitals and San Jose Sharks organizations. After his playing career, Andrew was the Director of US Scouting for the QMJHL for 4 seasons, and coached at Brooks School for 2 seasons. He is now currently the Assistant coach for Valley Jr. Warriors EHL hockey club. Andrew is a renowned Player Development/Skills coach who owns and operates his own company, ASA Hockey.

U16 PREP

Michael Settipani

msettipani@valley-associates.com

Michael grew up in Charlestown, MA and attended Arlington Catholic High School, where he was an instrumental part in his team winning the Division 1 MIAA State Championship in 2010. Michael later played at the prep school level for Hebron Academy before attending Southern New Hampshire University, where he played as a forward until 2015.

After graduating college, Michael coached with Charlestown Youth Hockey, Arlington Catholic, and Neponset Valley River Rats. Currently, Michael is the assistant varsity hockey coach at the Brooks School. Outside of coaching, Michael works full-time in hockey operations and administration for the Valley Hockey League.



U15 PREP

Bill Pappas

Bill Pappas

bpappas@jrwarriors.com

Bill Pappas is one of the most highly regarded hockey coaches in Massachusetts over the past decade and has been involved in the development of a plethora of NCAA Division 1 and NHL players over that 10 year period. Bill was instrumental in the success of the ’97 VJW team that advanced to the USA Hockey Nationals 3 times (2009-2014) and boasts 3 NHL 1st & 2nd Round Draft Picks.

 Bill is currently the Head Coach for Austin Prep. Bill has also been key to the revitalization of the Austin Prep Hockey Program. Over the past 5 seasons Austin Prep has captured multiple CCL Titles and appeared in multiple Super 8 Tournaments. Bill has been with the VJW program as a defensive coach since 2006. As a player Bill is a former standout at Malden Catholic, New Prep and Westfield State.

U15 PREP

Marc Griffin

mgriffin@jrwarriors.com

Marc Griffin returns to the Warriors for a sixth straight season. Griffin is a North Shore native and a former VJW player. A resident of North Reading, Griffin grew up playing for both Triton Youth Hockey and the Warriors. Upon graduating from Austin Prep High School, Griffin went on to play at Bentley University and became captain of the 1998 team. After college Griffin was an assistant coach on the VJW Junior team and has coached with the North Reading Youth Hockey program.