Joe Calandra, Head Coach
Coach Joe has been coaching on Long Island and in the LIAHL at all age levels for the past 15 seasons, and is a Level 4 Certified USA hockey coach. He has a great deal of experience and patience with young players and is also known to be a great motivator and teacher of the game. Coach Joe works closely with his players to develop and assess each players progress throughout the season. He believes in teaching discipline and sportsmanship through structure, repetition, and a good work ethic while maintaining a fun environment allowing his players to learn and develop as hockey players. Most recently, in its inaugural season, Coach Joe was the Head Coach for the Middle School Great Neck Knights team where against more experienced teams, Joe brought his team to a 3rd place finish in a 16 team division. Coach Joe is a dedicated hockey coach and will be a great asset to the team and the Great Neck Bruins Organization.
Great Neck Bruins Ice Hockey
All players must register through USA Hockey.com for the upcoming season. Upon registration you will be given a USA registration number that must be sent Dan Marsella so you will be included on the official roster.
The 2022-23 season game schedule is developed in late August and will be communicated as soon as it becomes available.
We are projecting that we will start practices on or about September 12th. This is later than several competitor organizations so, we strongly encourage you to skate and work on your game over the summer.
Come ready to play!!!
Dan Marsella - Co-Director