Meet The Coaches
Aaron started his coaching career at Battlefield High School where he taught and coached baseball for 3 years and sent two pitchers and a catcher to the MLB draft. He moved back to VA in 2010 and started coaching Track and Field at Mars High School where he won the WPIAL in 2012 and coached baseball for Saxonburg U10 where he went 12-1 in the SABA.
Aaron started playing hockey in college recreationally and then started coaching hockey in 2015 with the Pittsburgh Penguins Pens Elite Black and Lawrence County Lightning.
Aaron worked with the Pittsburgh Penguins in operations from 2013 - 2018
Aaron will coach the Peewee team in 2022-2023 as head coach. He coached his second year as the Squirt coach of the Flames in 2021-22. In 2020-2021, the team went 22-3-5 and hopes to continue that success
Aaron is the MARC Executive Director and Head Instructor for Little Penguins.
Aaron's goal is to teach positivity, discipline, and life skills along with becoming good hockey players. The three attributes he instills in his players is have fun, work hard, and communicate.
Jeremiah started his coaching career at the Keystone State Games in 2017. Jeremiah helped lead the 14U Keystone State Games Central Region to a 3-0 record to win Gold at the 2022 KSG in Pittston, PA, which was the first gold medal for the Central Region in 10 years.
Most recently, Jeremiah coached at CCYHA as the 12U head coach in 2021. He will aid CCYHA and Meadville Bulldog hockey as a development coach for the 2022-2023 season.
Jeremiah coached at the Rick Gotkin Hockey Camp at Mercyhurst University in 2021 and 2022 and will return in 2023. He also coached at the OHL's Erie Otters Main Camp in 2021, and Jeremiah continues to make connections in order to bring world-class training and development to the Meadville area.
Jeremiah grew up learning how to skate at the MARC and played high school hockey at Cathedral Prep as an assistant captain on a Pens Cup team. Jeremiah moved to Florida to play for the University of Florida Gators ice hockey team where he served as secretary, social media manager, and music chair.
Jeremiah’s goal as a hockey coach is to create better hockey and better humans, which is the slogan for the 814 Hockey Academy. His coaching philosophy focuses on hard work, communication, and fun.
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Holly specializes in edgework, stride, and skating techniques at 814 Hockey Academy. She is also the lead instructor for the MARC's Learn to Skate Program, as well as the lead instructor of the Outer Edge Figure Skating program.