Cap Raeder – Head Goalie Coach
Former Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender coach, Cap Raeder, will coach both the boys and girls goaltenders at The Elite Hockey Training Centers for the entire summer of 2016. Raeder was a professional coach in the NHL for 20 years. He has worked with some of the leagues best goalies, including Evgeni Nabokov, Miikka Kiprusoff and Mike Smith just to name a few. Raeder has also coached for the Los Angeles Kings, Boston Bruins, San Jose Sharks and was the head coach at Division I Clarkson University.
Raeder played college hockey at the University of New Hampshire and was an All-American in 1974. The New England Whalers of the World Hockey Association and the Montreal Canadians of the National Hockey League drafted Raeder and he played for the Whalers from 1975-77. During his 1976 season, he was selected to play for Team USA in the inaugural Canada Cup.
Mike McShane ranks ninth among all-time NCAA men’s ice hockey coaches with 564 wins in 30 years as a head coach. As the head coach at Norwich University since 1996, he has led his teams to the Frozen Four nine times and NCAA Division III national championships in 2000, 2003 and 2010. In 29 years as a head coach, McShane compiled a record of 564 wins, 308 losses, and 52 ties. He has received the Edward Jeremiah Award four times (1997, 1999, 2000, and 2010). The award is presented each year to the Division III men’s ice hockey Coach of the Year, by the American Hockey Coaches Association.
McShane was hired as an assistant hockey coach at Dartmouth College in 1978 and was part of the coaching staff on Dartmouth teams that played in the Frozen Four in 1978 and 1980. St. Lawrence University then hired McShane as its head hockey coach in 1980. In five years as head coach, he led the St. Lawrence Saints to one NCAA tournament berth and four straight appearances in the Eastern College Athletic Conference Division I tournament.
In 1985, McShane was appointed as the head ice hockey coach at Providence College. McShane spent nine years at Providence, including four consecutive seasons with at least 21 wins between 1989 and 1992. He was named the New England Coach of the Year in 1989.
Jamie Hagerman Phinney
Jamie Hagerman Phinney played for Harvard Crimson women’s ice hockey program from 1999-2003. She was the team captain and became the assistant coach at Harvard. She won a bronze medal at the 2006 Winter Olympics. Hagerman Phinney won the gold medal at the 2003 Four Nations Cup and with Team USA at the 2005 IIHF Women’s Ice Hockey Championships. In addition, she participated at the 2005 Four Nations Cup in Finland and won a silver medal.
Hagerman Phinney is currently teaching and coaching at both Salisbury and Hotchkiss Schools and just returned from serving as an athlete ambassador for the U.S. delegation at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.