South Shore Kings Coaches
EJHL Head Coach and
A 1986 graduate of Boston College with a degree in economics, a two-time All-America and All-Hockey East selection, he set Boston College records at the time of his graduation in career scoring (223 points), season scoring (79), season goals (38), and three-goal hat tricks (6).
Team captain as a senior, he was named Hockey East's "Player of the Year"; won the Walter Brown Award as New England's outstanding collegiate player; was a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award given to the top player in all of college hockey.
The Eagles played in the NCAA Championship Tournament three times during his career, including the 1985 "Frozen Four".
He was a member of the 1983 U.S. Junior National team, BC's 1983 Beanpot Champions, and the Eagles' 1985 and 1986 Hockey East Championship squads.
After graduation, he was selected by Montreal Canadiens round 3 #61 overall 1982 NHL Entry Draft and played professional hockey for the Montreal Canadiens, Boston Bruins, and Los Angeles Kings, as well as in Europe.
Inducted into the Boston College Varsity Club Athletic Hall of Fame in 1996.
A resident of Bridgewater, Mass., Harlow was an All-America forward at Boston College and guided the Eagles to a pair of Hockey East championships in the mid 1980's. He ranks as Boston College's third all-time leading scorer, as he amassed 105 goals and 118 assists for 223 points in 149 games with the Eagles. Harlow ranks behind only former Hobey Baker Award winner David Emma and All-America standout Brian Gionta on the all-time scoring list at The Heights, while his goal and assist totals place him fourth and fifth, respectively, on Boston College's career lists.
A two-time all-New England selection, Harlow was named to the 1985-86 America Hockey Coaches Association All-America team as a senior and was the recipient of the Walter Brown Award as the outstanding American born player in New England that same season. Scott led the Eagles to a pair of Hockey East regular season crowns in both 1984-85 and 1985-86, as he played for legendary Boston College coach Len Ceglarski.
Scott also served for four years as the Executive Director of the New England College Development League and additionally served as head coach and general manager of the Bay State Sharks and the Head Coach at Stonehill College (8 years). While at Stonehill, Scott's team won the national championship and he was selected the NE-10 coach of the year, 4 times. He also established Scott Harlow Sports Inc., a company that operates both a summer hockey school and all-sports camp.
- 1982-86 Boston College - NCAA
- 1986-87 Sherbrooke Canadiens - AHL
- 1987-88 Peoria Rivermen - IHL
- 1987-88 Sherbrooke Canadiens - AHL
- 1987-88 Baltimore Skipjacks - AHL
- 1987-88 St. Louis Blues - NHL
- 1988-89 Peoria Rivermen - IHL
- 1988-89 Maine Mariners - AHL
- 1989-90 Maine Mariners - AHL
- 1990-91 Phoenix Roadrunners - IHL
- 1990-91 New Haven Nighthawks - AHL
- 1991-92 Norwich & Peterborough Pi - BHL
EJHL Assoc. Coach and
Asst. General Manager
Anthony is a former student athlete at Xavarian Brothers where he attended for three (3) years. He then transferred to Cushing Academy, continuing his preparatory education and graduated in 1993.
Upon graduation from Cushing, he began attending Northeastern University. In 1994 he left to play for the Rhode Island Sharks Junior program.
Upon returning to continue his college education, he graduated from UMASS/Boston, with a BS in Sports Medicine, minoring in Psychology of Coaching, 1999.
Former Player UMASS/Boston, 1995 through 1999. He was unable to participate in his senior year due to various hockey related injuries.
After graduating from UMASS/Boston, he was hired as an assistant coach at Thayer Academy. He then went on to coach at his alma mater for two seasons.
He has served as instructor, coach and administrator for USA/Massachusetts Hockey's Satellite Training Program (MASTP), working with top players and fellow coaches from Massachusetts and New England for the last 10 years.
He also serves as an evaluator for Massachusetts Hockey Select programs and has coached at the USA National Development Festivals in Lake Placid, NY, Rochester, NY, and St. Cloud, MN.
He is also involved with USA Hockey's spring and summer player development festivals.
Anthony became a member of the Massachusetts/USA Hockey of the Player Development Committee.
He was also a member of the Staff as an instructor for the former International Hockey Academy (IHA) and the current Hockey Skills Acceleration (HSA) hockey skill development program.
Kings Goaltending Coach
Coach Cohen has been involved in hockey since his youth days in Brookline, MA. He is a graduate of Brookline High School. During his senior year, he was selected as the Boston Globe All Scholastic Goalie (1st Team).
Upon graduation from Brookline High he continued his matriculation at Boston College. His senior year, Jeff and his team from the Heights went on to participate in the NCAA Final Four in Duluth Minnesota.
After his graduation from BC, Jeff decided to serve his country in the U.S. Navy .
After his service, Jeff became a Boston Public School Teacher, where he practiced his profession for 33 Years. He retired in 2003.
He is the former goaltender coach at Brookline High, Walpole High, Boston College (Women), Milton Academy, the Ponds of Norwood and the International Hockey Academy (IHA).
In 2007, Jeff joined the staff as goaltender coach for the Kings Junior and Youth hockey programs. He is also involved with the Massachusetts/USA Hockey Satellite Training Program (MASTP), Hockey Skills Acceleration (HSA), Camp Cannata and the Babson Hockey Summer Camps.
Empire Head Coach and
Coach Gurskis is native of Brockton, MA. He attended Xaverian Brothers High School and graduated in 1994. Upon his graduation from Xaverian Brothers, he began his college experience as a student athlete at St. Michael's College in Colchester, Vermont. He graduated in 1998 with a BA in Psychology.
While attending St. Micheal’s, John was the Men’s Ice Hockey Program’s all time leading scorer with 93 (Goals), 141 (Assists) for a total of 234 points. He was also named an NCAA All-American (4 Times) and ECAC player of the year (2 Times).
John also spends his time as an On Ice Instructor for Pro Ambitions (3 years) and has been involved with Lovell's Hockey Schools for the past 6 years.
He is also a USA Hockey Level 4 Coaching Education Program Certification and a member of the National Ice Hockey Officials Association (NIHOA).
Professional hockey playing and coaching information:
-10 seasons as a professional
- Over 500 games played in Europe, East Coast, Central, United, and Southern Leagues
- 1998-99 Columbus Chill - ECHL
- 1998-99 Charlotte Checkers -ECHL
- 1999-00 Peoria Rivermen - ECHL
- 1999-00 Fort Wayne Komets -UHL
- 2000-02 Wichita Thunder - CHL
- 2002-03 St. Pete/Winston-Salem Pa - ACHL
- 2003-05 Macon Trax - SPHL/WHA2
- 2005-06 Florida Seals - SPHL
- 2006-07 Den Haag Wolves- Hlnd
- 2006-07 Pee Dee Cyclones - SPHL
- 2007-08 Twin City Cyclones - SPHL
- 4 seasons as a Player/Assistant coach
- 2002-03 St. Pete/Winston-Salem Parrots ACHL
- 2003-04 Macon Trax WHA2
- 2004-05 Macon Trax SPHL
- 2005-06 Florida Seals SPHL
Instructor for Pro Ambitions (3yrs) and Lovell's Hockey (6yrs)
USA Hockey Level 4 Coaching Education Program Certification
Empire Asst. Coach
Coach Moore is currently in his first season as an assistant coach with the South Shore Kings Empire Junior Hockey Team. He is a 2002 graduate of Blue Hills Regional High School. He played four years of varsity hockey at Blue Hills.
He was also elected President of his class as a junior and then again in his senior year. Ryan was also selected by the
Boston Globe and Boston Herald as an "All Scholastic" his senior year.
Upon graduation from Blue Hills he continued his education and as a student athlete where he played four years of college hockey at Fitchburg State College. In 2006/07 he was the recipient of the ECAC Northeast Player of the Year Award.
Moore is also 2009 graduate of Fitchburg State College where he received his M.S. in Business Management.
Ryan also played for the Knoxville Ice Bears/Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL). The team won regular season and playoff championships both seasons.
He has also served as an Assistant Coach:
- Blue Hills High School
- Knoxville Youth Hockey Program
- Numerous Youth Summer Camps
- USA Hockey Summer Program
Coach Ryan McGrath just wrapped up a four year stint as the top assistant coach at the University of Massachusetts-Boston. Coach McGrath was also the recruiting coordinator and defensive coach. During his tenure at UMASS, the Beacons enjoyed their most successful seasons since 81-82. They were constantly ranked in the top 15 in the country and produced many all conference performers.
Coach McGrath recruited 3 former South Shore Kings in Rob Florentino, Peter MacIntyre and Derek
Colucci. Coach McGrath has also had success at the midget level coaching the Tier 1 Rhode Island Saints U16 AAA team the last three years. During the 11-12 season the Saints won the Mass Select League, New England Tier 1 Regional Tournament and was a quarter-finalist at the USA Hockey Tier 1 Midget Nationals before losing to eventual champion Long Island Royals.
For the past two years Coach McGrath has been the co-chair person on the Mass Hockey Player Development Committee in charge of the Boys player Development. His responsibilities included over seeing the tryouts and player selection for the USA select 15,16 & 17 camp as well as player selection, staffing and on ice curriculum for the Mass Hockey Cunniff Development Camp at Cushing Academy.
Coach McGrath has also evaluated at the Rocky Mountain District Camp as well as the Rhode Island Yankee Conference, Florida and Arizona Development Camps. During the summer months, Coach McGrath is a head on-ice instructor at the Bill Belisle Hockey School at the Mount Saint Charles Academy and owns an operates the Boston Hockey Club Tournament teams.
Coach McGrath is a level 5 coach with USA Hockey and currently speaks at level 1,2 &3 coaching clinics.