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Every Rye Rangers coach is certified through USA Hockey's Coaching Education Program, and most have extensive competitive playing and coaching experience. A brief look at some of our coaches:

 

Jay Altmeyer
Birthplace: White Plains, NY
Hometown: Rye, NY
Hockey experience: Rye High School; St. Bonaventure University

Jon Ball

Birthplace: Greenwich, Conn.
Hometown: Rye, NY
Hockey experience: St. Albans School, College of William & Mary (club)
Family: Nicole (wife), A.J., Maddie

Eric Bommer
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
Hometown: Canton, NY
Hockey experience: Canton HS; Hotchkiss School; Brown University; Livingston Kings (Scottish First Division)
Family: Lizzie (wife), Mackay, Reese, Lachlan, William.

Rhys Brooks
Birthplace: Greenwich, Conn.
Hometown: Rye, NY
Hockey experience: Proctor Academy
Family: Amanda (wife), Berkeley, Olivia, Keeley, Rhys

Rob Brown
Birthplace: Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada
Hometown: Rye, NY
Hockey experience: Northwood School, Lake Placid; Bowdoin College
Family:  Aileen (wife), Dempsey, Bowyn, Selkie, Harkin

Ray Burke
Birthplace: Greenwich, Conn.
Hometown: Port Chester, NY
Hockey experience: Brunswick School; St. Lawrence University (club)
Family: Kelly (wife), Tyler, Reed, Avery

Geoff Exum
Birthplace: New York, NY
Hometown: Rye, NY
Hockey experience: Rye Country Day School, Loomis Chaffee, Hobart College
Family: Katie (wife)

Mark Finnegan
Birthplace: New York, NY
Hometown: Rye, NY
Hockey experience: Rye High School, Nichols College, Iona  College;  Brunswick School  (head coach 1991-2003)
Family: Kyle (wife), Johnny, Kevin

Steve Francella
Birthplace: Port Chester, NY
Hometown: Port Chester,NY
Hockey experience: Port Chester High School, Iona College
Family: Deanna (wife), Sarah, Kevin

Paul Greenhaw
Birthplace: Los Angeles
Hometown: Rye, NY
Hockey experience: Hutchinson High School, Air Force Academy, Carleton College
Family: Tricia (wife), Tess, Emily, Tommy, Cody

Rich Guthrie
Birthplace: Queens, NY
Hometown: Danbury, Conn.
Hockey experience: Rye High School, Iona College, University of Arizona
Family: Diane (wife to be)

Ted Heintz
Birthplace: Bryn Mawr, PA    
Hometown: Port Chester, NY
Hockey experience: Haverford School; New York University (club)
Family: Virginia (wife), Julia, Paul

Steve Ketchabaw
Birthplace: London, Ontario
Hometown: Rye Brook, NY    
Hockey experience: Simsbury High School/Iona College
Family: Sharon (wife), Tyler, Jamie, Brian, Evan, Kayla
Notes: NY Ranger Emile Francis Award ‘15, NYSAHA Tom Korpolinski Lifetime Achievement Award ‘17

Brian Landy
Birthplace: Rye, NY
Hometown: Rye, NY
Hockey experience: Rye High School, Dominican College (club)
Family: Nicole (wife); Brian

Jeremy Lynch

Birthplace:  Toronto, ON

Hometown:  Rye, NY

Hockey experience:  North York Rangers (OJHL)

Family:  Shoko Okado (wife), Mia, Aidan, Aya

Terry Morris
Birthplace: Chatham, New Brunswick, Canada
Hometown: Rye, NY
Hockey experience: James M. Hill Memorial High School (New Brunswick, Canada), Princeton University
Family: Jen (wife), Charlie, Brady, James

 

Mark Rooney
Birthplace: Winchester, MA
Hometown: Harrison, NY
Hockey experience: Belmont Hill School, Connecticut College

Family: Kingsley (wife), John, Carson

 

Joel Rosenberg

Birthplace: Lulea, Sweden
Hometown: Lulea, Sweden
Hockey experience: Manhattanville College
Family: Samantha (wife to be)

Drew Shea
Birthplace: Roslyn, NY
Hometown: Rye, NY
Hockey experience: Pomfret School, Georgetown University (club)
Family: Mimi (wife), Haley, Alexa, Teddy

Rocky Shepard
Birthplace: Greenwich, Conn.
Hometown: Rye, NY
Hockey experience: Taft School, Amherst College
Family: Peggy (wife), Mandy, TR, Brian, six grandkids

Kevin Struempfler
Birthplace: Christiana, DE
Hometown: New London, PA
Hockey experience: Avon Grove High School, Manhattanville College, Clarkson University

Sal Travaglino
Birthplace: Bronx, NY
Hometown: Eastchester, NY
Hockey experience: St. Raymond’s High School, St. John’s University
Family: Christina Mazza-Travaglino (wife), Joshua, Olivia

James Ward
Birthplace: Newton, MA
Hometown: Rye, NY
Hockey experience: Bedford High School, Johns Hopkins (Club)
Family: Sawako (wife), Emilie, Ewan

Sam Weinman
Birthplace: Greenwich, Conn.
Hometown: Rye, NY
Hockey experience: Rye High School, Indiana University (club), University of New Hampshire (club)
Family: Lisa (wife), Charlie, Will


Gardiner Welch
Birthplace: Brookline, MA
Hometown: Rye, NY
Hockey experience: The Pingry School, Harvard University (Club)
Family: Sarah (wife), Will, Lachlan