NAHL Coaching Staff

Nolan Howe

Head Coach

Following his years as a youth player in the Detroit area, Nolan Attended Valley Forge Military Academy and College. Upon completing his education, Nolan began his hockey coaching career with the Lake Orion Dragons, a Division 1 high school hockey program in Michigan.

At the time, Nolan also began his work with Selects Hockey, a world renowned spring program for which he worked in many capacities including coach, general manager, scout and camp instructor.

Nolan has spent the last 6 seasons working full time for the Kings, an Elite Independent program focused on player development and advancement.

Throughout his career, Nolan has also established his own hockey company, Know Howe Hockey, which runs Summer camps in locations such as Sochi, Russia, Detroit, Michigan, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Nolan, son of Hockey Hall of Famer and Director of Professional Scouting for the Detroit Red Wings Mark Howe, and grandson to the late great Mr. Hockey, Gordie Howe, lives in Morristown NJ with his wife Christine and their son Brody.

Nolan will be the NAHL Head Coach and Director of Hockey Operations for the Maine Nordiques and will spend the season overseeing the hockey programs in both Lewiston, ME and Princeton, NJ, home of the Maine Nordiques Development Program.

Associate Head Coach— Cameron Robichaud

Cameron Robichaud

Associate Head Coach

As a player, coach and trainer Coach Robichaud has over 20 years of hockey experience. During that time, Cam has been involved at the youth, midget, high school, prep school, junior and college level. Cam is extremely passionate about the game and is a firm believer in individual player development, both on and off the ice. Cam’s goal is to help every player develop their individual skill set/athleticism and reach their full athletic potential.

Assistant Coach — Matt Pinchevsky

Matt Pinchevsky

Assistant Coach

Coach Pinchevsky is an experienced Head Coach with a demonstrated history of working in the sports industry. He is skilled in Hockey, Player Development, Sports Industry, Coaching, and Athletic Training. Matt, is a strong community and social services professional with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) focused in Communication and Media Studies from Curry College.

Brendan Sullivan

Organizational Goaltender Coach

Brendan is currently the Goaltending Development coach for the Maine Nordiques (NAHL) and the Manchester Monarchs (ECHL). ​He attended Winchendon Prep, where he was named captain and MVP. Sully went on to Juniors at Lake Forest where he was a 4-year starter, team MVP, 1st Team All-Conference, and hold many of the school’s records. He previously coached for the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2017/2018 season. During his tenure, he helped Casey DeSmith become a first-time AHL All-star. Sully brings a ton of energy, excitement, and experience to lessons and camp

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