14/94 HOCKEY STAFF
Owner / Lead instructor
A native of St. John's, NL, Canada, Shayne played junior hockey in Canada before committing to play NCAA college hockey with Neumann University. Shayne was named ECAC West Rookie of the Year in 2014 after his first season in college. After graduating in 2017, he sits 5th all time in career points scored with 108 points in 4 years. Shayne turned pro in 2017, splitting time between the SPHL and ECHL, where he holds the Evansville Thunderbolts record for most goals scored in a single season. He also brings a wealth of coaching experience, coaching for 10 years with Xtreme Hockey programs in Canada, along with coaching Philadelphia Little Flyers and Delco Phantoms teams while attending college in Aston, PA. Shayne is currently a coach for two Little Flyers AAA teams, Director of Female Hockey for the Little Flyers Girls program, along with being an assistant coach for Neumann University's NCAA Men's Hockey Team.
OWNER / LEAD INSTRUCTOR
A native of Eustis, FL, Grace played for the Boston Shamrocks in the JWHL prior to committing to play NCAA hockey with Neumann University where she captained the team during her Junior and Senior Year. After graduating in 2017, Grace was drafted to the Toronto Fury in the CWHL, but elected to sign her first pro contract with the Connecticut Whale in the NWHL. In just her second season with the Whale she was named an NWHL All Star. Along with playing in the All Star Game, she participated in the fastest skater in the skills competition. Grace is currently a member of the Buffalo Beauts in the Premier Hockey Federation (Formerly knows as NWHL). Grace has worked with Delco Phantoms teams during her time in College, along with coaching group sessions and private lessons for Fairfield Ice Academy in Connecticut. Grace is a great role model for young girls involved in hockey and advocate for the growth of women's hockey worldwide. Grace is also currently a Director of Female Hockey for the Little Flyers Girls Program and Assistant Coach for the Neumann University NCAA Women's Hockey Team.
From Newark, DE Mike played his youth hockey locally for the Ducks organization before graduating to playing 4 years of Junior Hockey for the Philadelphia Little Flyers (1 Season) and Amarillo Bulls (3 Seasons). Mike played 4 years of NCAA Hockey for Neumann University (2 Years) & and Stevenson University (2 Years) where he amassed a total of 96 points in 105 games. Mike turned pro in 2018, splitting time with the Birmingham Bulls (SPHL) Norfolk Admirals (ECHL). Mike and Coach Shayne were teammates and linemates in both college and pro hockey.
From Williamstown, NJ, Jonny played youth hockey in Mt. Laurel for the Jaguars. Jonny attended Johnson and Wales and played a year and a half before transferring to University of Massachusetts Dartmouth where he won All-American honors his junior year. Jonny turned pro in 2019, playing for the Danbury Hat Tricks (FPHL) where he now captains the team and helped lead them to their first Commissioners Cup Championship in 2023.
A native of Rocky Hill Connecticut. Nick played junior hockey for the Philadelphia Little Flyers before committing to play NCAA hockey for Neumann University. Nick played 3 years for Neumann being a mobile puck moving defenseman. Prior to coaching with 1494 Hockey, Nick has volunteered coaching for the Hartford Wolfpack youth programs and Connecticut Whalers youth programs.
Braeden is a native of Rochester, New York, and grew up playing boy’s hockey with the Tri-County Eagles before transitioning to girl’s hockey in high school to play for the Rochester Edge. Braeden played 4 years of NCAA hockey for Neumann University where she was an assistant captain her sophomore and junior year prior to being captained her senior year. She was named to the UCHC All-Academic Team for 4 years and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training and a minor in Strength and Conditioning. She is currently going into her second season as the Assistant Coach for the King’s College Women’s Ice Hockey Team and is pursuing a Master’s in Healthcare Administration.
Claudia is from Towaco, New Jersey, and grew up playing boy’s hockey with the Montclair Hockey Club and then transitioned to girl’s hockey in high school to play Juniors for the New Jersey Rockets. Claudia played 4 years of NCAA hockey for Neumann University where she captained the team her Junior and Senior year. She was named to the UCHC All Academic Team 4 years in a row and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training. She is currently the Director of Hockey Operations for the King’s College Women’s Ice Hockey Team and is pursuing a Master’s in Healthcare Administration. Claudia aims to continue to grow the sport and community of girl’s ice hockey and make a positive impact on her players on and off the ice.
Katelyn Brown is from Springfield Pennsylvania and grew up playing youth hockey with the Quakers. She then moved on to play 4 years of mens varsity hockey at Springfield High School; prior to committing to Neumann University to play NCAA D3 hockey. Katelyn played five years at Neumann University and was a captain of her team during her fifth year. While playing for Neumann, Katelyn received UCHC rookie of the year, UCHC honorable mention, and UCHC all academic. Katelyn also sits #2 all time in Neumann University Women’s hockey history in points, totaling at 117 points. Katelyn also finished with 107 games played.
From Feasterville, PA, Rebekah played youth hockey for the Lady Patriots and NJ Colonials prior to committing to Neumann University to play NCAA hockey, playing alongside Coach Grace. In her 4 years at Neumann, Rebekah sits #1 all time in Neumann University women’s hockey history in points, totaling 114 points in her 4 year career. She also led the nation in goals per game as an assistant captain in her senior year.
A native of Leamington, Ontario Canada, Megan played junior hockey with the Southwest Wildcats of the PWHL prior to committing to play NCAA hockey for Neumann University playing alongside Coach Grace. During her time at Neumann, Meg proved to be a consistent contributing player in all 4 years of college, amassing 49 points in 97 games played. Her character and great leadership on and off the ice showed true when she was named Assistant captain of Neumann University in her senior year.
Hunter Litman is a native from Toronto, Ontario. He grew up playing in the GTHL for the Toronto Red Wings and the Toronto Titans. He then went on to play prep hockey at Kent’s Hill school in Maine. Hunter also competed in the world Maccabiah games for team Canada where he won a silver medal for his country. From there he went to play junior hockey in the GOJHL for the Buffalo regals for two years. After junior hockey Hunter went to play NCAA hockey at Neumann University where he is studying Business administration with a minor in international business. He is currently a junior forward and has been named UCHC-all academic for both years he has been at Neumann Univeristy.
A Native of San Jose, California. Joe grew up playing hockey for the Jr Sharks organization and then played for the Arizona bobcats before signing with the Hampton roads jr Whalers in the usphl. While at Hampton roads joe was apart of two championships in his 3 years of playing there and also earned an assistant captain role his last year of junior hockey. Joe is currently attending and playing Division 3 hockey at Neumann University.