Coaching

General Manager and Coach
Alex Moody (Governor’s Academy, ’89; USHL, ’90; Colby College, ’94)
amoody@middlesexblackbears.com / (978) 807-6564

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Playing Experience:

  • 4-year starting goaltender, MVP, and New England Prep School Champion at Governor’s Academy
  • High school All-Scholastic and Bauer all-American
  • Player of the Year and MVP of the Madison Capitals (USHL); coached by Scott Owens, former Head Coach of Colorado College
  • CCHA Division I scholarship recipient (in writing from Head Coach Bill Switaj)
  • Two-time MVP, team captain, All-New England and All-American finalist at Colby College (NESCAC)
  • Coached by Scott Borek (Providence Associate Head Coach, Hockey East)
  • Coached by Scott Owens (Former Colorado College Head Hockey Coach, NCHA)

Coaching Experience:  (taught mathematics, ran a dorm, worked in the College Advisory Office and Athletic Office, and coached hockey and lacrosse)

  • Shattuck St. Mary’s (MN) — coached with Andy Murray (Current Western Michigan Head Hockey Coach, former Canadian National Team Coach, and former Los Angeles Kings and St. Louis Blues Head Coach)
  • Brooks School (MA)
  • Berkshire School (MA)
  • Extensive experience in promoting student-athletes
    • Directly coached many student-athletes who have gone on to play Division I College Athletics (with scholarships), many more who have played at smaller elite academic institutions, and players that have gone on to play in the NHL and in the minor leagues
    • Alex’s former players have participated in the NCAA Division I Lacrosse Championships and the NCAA Division I Hockey Frozen Four. Coach Moody has a passion for developing and promoting student athletes to the next level.
  • Former Player Ben Barr has excelled as Current Western Michigan Associate Head Hockey Coach, (NCHA) and former Providence College Associate Head Coach (Hockey East)

 

Hockey Consultant

Sean Foley (St. John’s Prep, ’84; St. Michael’s College, ’88)

Playing Experience

  • MIAA Division 1 Hockey Finalist with St. John’s Prep
  • Won Massachusetts Superbowl Championship, 1982
  • Captain of St. Michael’s College, 1987-88
  • Set single-season scoring record
  • MVP of ECAC North Tournament, 1988
  • Played professionally in the Premier Division in Neuilly, France

Coaching Experience

  • Skating and Skills coach with Paul Vincent, 1980-1993
  • Partnered with former NHL player Graeme Townshend to form Foley and Townshend Accelerated Skating Techniques LLC, NY from 2003-09
    • Provided off-season training and coaching of elite youth, high school, prep school, and college-aged players
  • Level 4 certified coach with USA Hockey since 2006
  • Has served as the head coach for mites, squirts, pee-weed, and bantams in New York from 2004-10
  • Assistant Coach Lovell Boston Advantage Hockey
  • Assistant Coach Hingham/East Boston
  • St. Mary’s Lynn High School:  On-Ice Pre-Season Development Coach, 2012-15
  • Has been a member of the Middlesex Bears coaching staff since the programs inception in 2011