The CT Junior Rangers are the elite youth aaa hockey organization in connecticut, new york and new jersey. The organization has teams at all youth levels thru midget, u16, u18, and junior. The teams play in the EHF the premier youth hockey league.

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Jim Henkel

Jim comes to the CT Junior Rangers with an extensive hockey resume. Jim played 4 years of ECAC Division 1 Hockey at RPI Institute. After graduating from RPI with a degree in Business and minor in Sports Psychology, Jim was drafted by the LA Kings and attended training camp. Jim then went on to play for the Atlantic City Boardwalk Bullies where he led the team to the ECHL Championship. For the next 5 seasons Jim would play in the AHL for Grand Rapids, Worcester, Lowell, and Norfolk. Jim finished his career playing 4 years with the Titans/Devils. After his playing career concluded in 2009, Jim took his passion for the game to coaching. Jim was an assistant coach at Conn College in the NESAC Conference for 2 years.

Jeff Hamilton

A former National Hockey League player with the Chicago Blackhawks, Toronto Maple Leafs, Carolina Hurricanes, and New York Islanders and Yale University’s All-Time leading scorer, Jeff has dedicated his life to hockey for the last 30 years. He has coached at Division 1 College and Prep School prior to building the Connecticut Junior Rangers and has a deep list of contacts at all levels.  As a graduate of Yale University and Avon Old Farms, Coach Hamilton prides himself on inspiring kids to excel athletically and academically.  In addition to benefitting from his NHL experience, Jeff’s high paced practices, incorporate techniques and drills learned while training and playing professionally in Russia, Finland, Sweden, and Switzerland.

Vincent Montalbano

Vincent comes to the Junior Rangers with an extensive and diverse hockey background.  A graduate of Avon Old Farms, Assumption College, and New England School of Law, Vincent has been involved at all levels of hockey.  Currently an NHL scout, he has worked as a Regional Manager for the US National Team Development Program, U.S. Director of Central Scouting for the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League, USHL Scout, Prep School coach, and the Director of a very successful elite spring and summer showcase. He is highly respected in the hockey world as a sharp, hardworking, and passionate teacher of the game.  Vincent has an extensive list of hockey connections and is uniquely positioned to help the Junior Rangers identify and develop players and to help place them in college hockey and beyond.

Steve Valiquette

Steve continues to bring his NHL and professional experience to the program. He played alongside Henrik Lundquist for 4 seasons with the New York Rangers. Steve also suited up for the New York Islanders and the Edmonton Oilers.  He played over 200 career games in the American Hockey League (AHL) for the Providence (R.I.) Bruins, Lowell (Mass.) Lock Monsters, Springfield (Mass.) Falcons, Bridgeport (Conn.) Sound Tigers, Toronto Roadrunners, and Hartford (Conn.) Wolf Pack while also playing in the KHL for CSKA Moscow.  He is the most sought after goalie instructor in the area.

Eric Boisvert

Eric Boisvert is currently playing professional hockey in Europe. Eric played Division One college hockey for Sacred Heart University. Eric was a consistent scorer and contributor at SHU. In his sophomore, junior, and senior years, Eric tallied over 30 points. In 2007-08 he skated in all 38 games and was fourth on team in scoring with 32 points, including 11 goals and 21 assists. Eric’s Father, Serge, played for NHL's Toronto Maple Leafs and Montreal Canadiens.

Paul Ferraro

Paul Ferraro is a Pleasantville, NY native. Paul played Division One college hockey for Sacred Heart University. As a senior, he tallied a career high 22 points. In 2007-08 Paul played in 30 games providing an offensive spark from the blue-line on the power-play, scoring five goals and adding 12 assists, totaling 17 points on the season and was second on the team in scoring by defensemen. Totaled five multi-point games

Peter Ferraro

Peter Ferraro is a Pleasantville, NY native. Peter played Division One college hockey for Sacred Heart University. In 2005-06 he scored six goals and tallied six assists for 11 total points. As a senior he notched a career high 15 points. After graduating, Peter went on to play for the ECHL.

Bill Maniscalco

Bill brings a wealth of hockey knowledge to the CT Junior Rangers after spending time behind the bench at both the prep school and college levels. Bill served as Head Coach for the Choate Boys Varsity squad for 10 years. During his tenure at Choate, he led the team to the prep league playoffs 4 times and saw numerous players matriculate to Division 1 and Division 3 college hockey programs. Next he served as an assistant coach at Quinnipiac University. There he served as the team’s video coordinator and skill development coach. In recent years he has returned to the prep school hockey scene serving as an Assistant Coach to John Gardner at Avon Old Farms.

C.J Marotollo

CJ Marottolo is going into his fourth season as head coach at Sacred Heart University.  In his first season, Marottolo won the Bauer Hockey Coach of the Year in the Atlantic Hockey Association.  He guided the Pioneers to a 21-13-4 record, tied for the most wins in program history, and produced a 12-game unbeaten streak, the longest in program history. Marottolo, a North Haven, CT native and former Choate Rosemary Hall hockey star, was on the Yale men's hockey staff for 13 seasons and helped the Bulldogs reach the NCAA Tournament twice, including the 2008-09 season. He was promoted to associate head coach in 2003. During his tenure at Yale, he recruited four All-Americans, nine All-ECAC Hockey selections and four Ivy League Rookies of the Year. An assistant coach at Trinity College for two winters before Yale, Marottolo played collegiate hockey at Northeastern University and graduated in 1989. The following two years he served as player/head coach of the Hockey Club of Metz, France. While overseas, he was also head coach of Euro-Sport/Drummond Hockey School in Amenville, France. Marottolo, who speaks French fluently, has also served as an assistant coach for Team New England at the 1997 Select 16 USA Hockey Festival and coached the 1998 Select 15 team before becoming head coach of the 1999 New England Select 15 squad that finished fourth.

Martin St. Louis

Martin St. Louis is currently the alternate captain for the New York Rangers. Undrafted out of college, St. Louis has played over 1,000 games in an NHL career that began with the Calgary Flames in 1998. St. Louis then played for the Tampa Bay Lighting from 2000 until being traded to the Rangers in 2014, and was a member of the Tampa Bay Lightning 2004 Stanley Cup championship team.

St. Louis was a standout player in college for the University of Vermont, earning ECAC and NCAA all-star honors for three consecutive seasons between 1995 and 1997. He was the ECAC player of the year in 1995. As a professional, St. Louis has been named to the NHL All Star Team on five occasions and played in six All Star Games. He was voted the recipient of the Lester Pearson and Hart Trophy as the NHL's most valuable player as chosen by the players and league respectively in 2003-2004, also winning his first Art Ross Trophy as the NHL's leading scorer with 94 points. St. Louis has on three occasions won the Lady Bing Trophy as the league's most gentlemanly player. In 2013, at age 37, he won his second Art Ross Trophy, becoming the oldest player to ever lead the league in scoring. He has also led the NHL in assists in two different seasons (2003–04 and 2012–13).

Internationally, St. Louis has played with Team Canada on several occasions. He was a member of the team that won the 2004 World Cup and is a two-time silver medalist at the World Championships; he was named a tournament all-star after leading the 2009 event in scoring with 15 points. A two-time Olympian, St. Louis was a member of Canada's gold medal-winning team at the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Helen Resor

Helen Resor brings a very impressive resume to the CT Junior Rangers. During her time in prep school at Noble and Greenough, Helen led her team to an undefeated regular season and the Girls New England Prep Title in her senior year. From there she made her way to Yale University where she enjoyed a successful collegiate career. In 2005 she was an All-Rookie Team selection by both the ECAC and In 2007, she was named 2nd Team All-ECAC, and in 2009, she was named a finalist for the Patty Kazmaier Award and made the All-ECAC 3rd Team. Helen was also a member of Team USA for five years, representing her country in international play. Most notably Helen won Bronze at the Olympic Games in Torino. Helen also won two gold medals and one silver medal with team USA at the World Championships in 2005, 2007 and 2009. And, she won three Silver medals for the US at Four Nations Cup tournaments. 

Mark Longo‚Äč

Mark is a lifelong hockey player with numerous state championships. Mark played his high school hockey at Greenwich High School during which time hs team won the state championship. After high school Mark began pursuing a career in law enforcement is still actively involved in hockey.