Coach Kevin Manning has announced that he will be retiring from coaching youth hockey.
Coach Manning joined the Freeze back in 2004. Prior to coming to our club, he had over a decade worth of experience coaching with Denville PAL and co-founding the Denville Stars. Coach Manning is one of the winningest coaches in Freeze history. He has coached at every level and excelled with our elite teams.
In 2010, Coach Manning and Coach Bruce Shatel joined forces to helm our premiere 18UAA Black team. Over the next 9 years, those teams had amazing success.
18UAA Black (2010-2018)
Overall Record: 137-14-13
Goals For/Goals Against: 933-219
Qualified for the NJYHL Playoffs 8 out of 9 seasons
Qualified for the AAHA District Playoffs 5 out of 9 seasons
Advanced to the USA Hockey Nationals Two times
2012 - Lansing, Michigan
2018 - Green Bay, Wisconsin
Coach Manning's two son's, Brian and Conor, both skated with the Freeze for many seasons. The Freeze will miss Coach Manning's knowledge, experience and humor.