Maurice is a hockey administrator with over 12 years of experience in managing hockey organizations. He began managing finances with local youth organizations in 2006; served in operational and financial roles over the years at the local, regional, state and multi-state (district) levels. His operational experience includes everything from parent /player communications, webmaster, game scheduling, ice scheduling, scheduling officials, budgeting and finance as well league representation and overall governance. A regular attendee of USA Hockey National Meetings (June Congress and January Winter Meeting) since 2012 as well as Tier III Junior/ Junior Council meetings since 2013.
Maurice has his Master of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY.
Jim Mosso graduated from Fitchburg with a bachelor's degree in exercise and sport science and is a certified strength and conditioning specialist. He began his junior hockey coaching career with the Jr. Flyers U18 Tier 1 Elite and MJHL teams. Then, he became head coach of the Hartford Jr. Wolfpack (EHL). His first season with the Vermont Lumberjacks he was awarded 2016 EHL Coach of the Year.
Coach Lowry has over 25 years of coaching experience and is former college player at Boston College and then the University of New England. In addition to Premier Head Coach, Coach Lowry will also have the role of being an Assistant Coach of the EHL team, as well as running both the team video and 1-on-1 video sessions with all players to further their individual development. Coach Lowry has a very in-depth knowledge on all facets of the game. Jack is in charge of enhancing the development and designing skills sessions for players within the organization.
Premier Head Coach
A native of Burlington, VT., Matt Welch returns to the junior hockey level as a former player for the Green Mountain Glades (EJHL) and Full Stride Flyers (Empire League). Welch moved to the Colligate level where he played his freshman season at Fitchburg State in 2006-2007. Transferring his sophomore year, Welch finished his collegiate career at Adrian College in Adrian, MI. Matt graduated from Adrian in 2010 with a Bachelor of Science in Architecture & Interior Design.
After College, Welch was drafted into the AAHL, extending his playing career for a short time at the minor league level. Matt currently has a career as a Professional Kitchen Designer in Montpelier, VT.
Welch’s has devoted years to helping run hockey camps and clinics, along with private lessons. Welch has been a goalie coach of the Vermont Goaltender Academy, Tim Thomas Hockey Camp, and Rodger Nielson Hockey Camp. Since 2011, Welch has been the goalie coach at Champlain Valley Union High School. In 2014, he helped lead them to a Vermont State Championship in men’s Division 1 Ice Hockey. Welch’s soul focus of the goaltending position strives to help the younger generation achieve their goals.
John and his staff provide all the Athletic Trainer support for all home games. John provides player follow-up and assessment for hockey related issues at his rehabilitation office. John is the owner of Fit2Excel, in Essex VT which specializes in a combination of services from athletic performance training, injury rehabilitation to neuro-cognitive concussion testing.
John has been a Certified Athletic Trainer for over 25 years. He is licensed by the State of Vermont and Certified by the National Athletic Trainers Association to provide rehabilitative services.
He has worked at the Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid and has since been invited to travel internationally with Olympic teams. John has worked with Division I athletes in the Athletic Medicine Department at the University of Vermont for 12 years and has been affiliated with the Boston Bruins and New York Rangers hockey teams.
Mr. Lary is currently the President and Owner of Staunch Corporation (Staunch Security) located in Crofton, Md. Staunch Security provides digital video surveillance products and services to more than 1100 convenience stores and retail establishments located from Northern Maine to South Carolina. Mr. Lary graduated with a B.S. in Psychology/Behavioral Sciences from the University of Maryland.
Mr. Lary is a veteran having served 9 years in the United States Navy as a Navy Hospital Corpsman. The following are a list of medals and awards he received:
Mr Lary owned and operated the Vermont Lumberjacks/Washington Junior Nationals for nine years. The franchise previously played out of Laurel, Md., as the Washington Junior Nationals. Very much an outdoorsman, Mr. Lary takes any opportunity he can to go fishing and hunting with his children. Stephen splits his time between Maryland and New Hampshire.
Ms Linda, as she is affectionately called, was the Business Manager for the Lumberjacks/Washington Junior Nationals for nine years. She continues to provide her extensive business knowledge to the organization.