Staff

Steven Cacchioli – Team President, ACHA DIII – stevenc@udel.edu

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After a great second season as a Blue Hen, Steven Cacchioli will enter his Junior year as the team’s second ever President. As an Alternate Captain, the center led the team in scoring and looks to grow on his season to help the team take the next step.

Prior to joining the University of Delaware’s ACHA Mens D3 Ice Hockey team, Steven, a Long Island native, spent many years in the Great Neck Bruins organization as well as playing for Holy Cross high school of Queens, NY. Along with hockey, Steven was very competitive in soccer throughout high school. As a season ticket holder for the New York Rangers fan, Steven is counting the days for the Stanley Cup to return to Madison Square Garden.  Steven models his game after Derek Stepan and idolizes Ryan Mcdonagh’s leadership and skill set.

As a student at UD, Steven is a Sports management major while minoring in Legal Studies and Data Analytics. Steven is also the team’s UDance representative and remains active on campus.

 

Jonathan Madia – Vice President – ACHA DIII – jmadia@udel.edu

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Jon enters his second season with the team and his first season as team vice president of the University of Delaware ACHA Division 3 Men’s Ice Hockey Team.
Jon is a Finance major with a minor in Economics. He grew up in Randolph, NJ.

Jon grew up an avid Ranger fan and idolized Brian Leetch. He is still patiently waiting to see them win the cup. Jon is one of the more physical kids on the team, ranking towards the top of the team in penalty minutes. He is aiming for some offensive growth this season around and is looking to help lead the Hens to a successful campaign. Jon models his game around Tom Wilson and Evgeny Kutznetzov of the Washington Capitals. Jon will be helping President Steven Caccohli along this year with operating the team

Coach Joe – Head Coach, ACHA DIII – UDelD3coach@gmail.com

14563544_10103162006779974_7696546391920670868_nJoe joined us the last half of the 16-17 season as interim coach and will be joining the team as full time head coach this season. He joins us with 20 years of coaching and playing experience. He has coached at the HS and a variety of travel and AAA levels. He is looking forward to coaching at the college level for the University of Delaware.  His most memorable times coaching were as an assistant coach for Jim Watson. He obtained his level 5 Master coaching certification at the 2012 coaching symposium in Washington DC.

Alex Rubin – Assistant Coach, ACHA DIII – mcrubin@udel.edu

12112204_10102517616832594_25106858058033749_nAfter finishing a very successful 4 years as a student and hockey player at the University, Alex has decided to return to help coach the Blue Hens. The creator of the DIII program is looking forward to continuing to help the team grow.

Prior to playing hockey at the University of Delaware, he spent four years at Saint John Vianney High School in Holmdel, NJ where he played football, hockey, and lacrosse. Growing up Alex played for many hockey club in New Jersey including the Red Bank Generals and the Old Bridge Jr. Knights.

At UD, Alex was the club sports chair for UDance, the schools largest student-run philanthropy, UDance is a 12-hour philanthropic dance marathon that has helped raise millions of dollars over the last nine years to support medical research and financial assistance for families of children with cancer nationwide.