Meet the Coaches

ProSkill Coaches and Instructors

Dan Gordon – Director/Head Instructor

Dan is an accomplished hockey player and Coach. Currently an Assistant Coach at the NCAA DIII level, Coach Gordon has also coached at the Semi-Professional, Junior, and Youth level since 2009.

Over his three seasons involved with Junior Hockey, Coach Gordon helped move 11 players to NCAA Division I programs and 24 players to the Division III ranks. Played his College Hockey at both Division I + Division III and was part of each team’s most successful seasons in the history of both Collegiate Programs.

Dan has also played Professionally for two seasons, one in Europe and one in the U.S. He has been running hockey camps, clinics and private lessons since 2010 and is passionate about coaching and youth development in the sport of Hockey.

Coaching Background:
15’- Present Endicott College NCAA DIII (Asst. Coach)
• 15′ + 16′ Conference Regular Season Champions
• 16′ + 17′ Conference Regular Season + Playoff Champions, Quarterfinalist in NCAA Tournament

13’-15’ – Boston Junior Bruins (HC Elite + Asst. Premier)
• 13’-14’ League/Playoff/USAH National Champs – P
• 14’-15’ League/Playoff/USAH  National Champs – E

12’-13’ – Boch Blazers – Jr. B (Head Coach)
• League/Playoff Champions, USA Hockey League Representative for Nationals

11’-12’ – Cape Cod Bluefins – Single ‘A’ Pro – HC

09’-10’ – Univ. of Southern Maine NCAA DIII – AC

People Worked with:
7 yrs. with Graeme Townshend
• Former NHL Skating Coach – Toronto + San Jose

1 yr. w/ Pertti Hasanen
• Current NHL Skills Coach – New Jersey Devils

Playing Background:
11′-12′ – Cape Cod Bluefins – Single ‘A’ Professional
• Second on Team in Points Per Game
• First on Team in Points in Playoffs

10’ – 11’ – Evry Redskins (French Pro League)
• Second League Leading Goal Scorer (PPG)
• First on the team in Points Per Game

07’ – 09’ – University of Southern Maine ( NCAA DIII)
• Leading Scorer (ECAC East/NESCAC)
• Finalist for Joe Concannon Award
(Best American Born Player in New England)

• First Team All-Star ECAC East/NESCAC
• Team Leading Scorer – Junior + Senior Year

04’ – 07’ – UMass-Amherst (NCAA D1 Hockey East)
• Athletic Scholarship

00’ – 04’ – The Pingree School (NE Prep Hockey)
• 225 Career Points (92 Senior Season)
• First Team Allstar NE Prep Div.2
• Team Captain Sr. Year

Alex Muse – Head Instructor

Alex’s passion for hockey runs deep and he enjoys working with players to help them reach their goals.

Alex played one year professionally in Europe for Français Volants Paris in France in 2010-11. He played his college hockey at New England College where he was the teams leading scorer his senior year and was also a New England ECAC East/NESCAC All-Star.

Before college Alex played High School at the Northfield Mount Hermon School and junior hockey for the New England Huskies in the EJHL.

Dan, thank you very much for the training and coaching this summer. Drew loved it and he looks great compared to teammates that did other programs. Thanks again!

Andrew G. '08 Dad

Alex Berry – Instructor

Recently retired after six years professionally from AHL, ECHL, Italy and Denmark.

Berry was drafted in 2005 by the Toronto Maple Leafs 153rd Overall in the Fifth Round.

Alex played his Collegiate Hockey at UMass-Amherst after a year with the Boston Jr. Bruins.  In 2013 Alex was part of the Reading Royals ECHL Kelly Cup Championship Team.

Thanks Dan, Chris loved your clinic, sign us up for next year!!!

Chris K. 07' Dad

Chris Higgins – Instructor

Currently playing in England for the Belfast Giants, played his collegiate hockey at Boston University, and was a National Champion in 2010.

With a career that spans the NCAA, ECHL, AHL, Italy and Sweden before landing in Belfast. Higgins played for the New Hampshire Monarchs before BU and 3 years at the Pingree School and was the line-mate of PSD Head Instructor and Director Dan Gordon.

Matt Filipe – Instructor

Matt currently plays for Northeastern University.  He was selected in the third round (67th overall) to the Carolina Hurricanes in the 2016 NHL Draft.  Ranked No. 51 by NHL Central Scouting among North American skaters ahead of the 2016 NHL Draft. Participated in the 2016 NHL Combine in Buffalo, N.Y., where he finished in the top 25 in five categories.  Played the 2015-16 season with Cedar Rapids (USHL), finishing fifth on the team with 36 points in 56 games.

Matt also played three seasons at Malden Catholic, where he totaled 50 Points in 58 career games, leading the Lancers to back-to-back Super 8 titles in 2013 and 2014.

Tommy Besinger – Instructor

Tommy currently plays for Endicott College. Tommy began his collegiate career with Division 1 Army at West Point. Before college he played for the South Shore Kings of the USPHL, where he was a two-time All Star. He tallied 40 points in 2014-15 on 18 goals and 22 assists for the Kings. Besinger finished with 79 points in two seasons.

Prior to the Kings, the Milton, Mass., native was a two-time Catholic Conference All Star at Boston College High School and had 68 points in 49 games

Logan Day – Instructor

Logan currently plays Defense for Endicott College. Logan began his collegiate career with Division 1 Providence College and was part of the National Championship team in 2015. Before college he played for the South Shore Kings of the USPHL, where he was an All Star and tallied 44 points in 13’14’ for the Kings.

Prior to the Kings, the Seminole, FLA, native played for Kents Hill School and had 97 points in two seasons.

Goalie Instructor

Kevin Aldridge – Instructor

Kevin currently plays Goalie for Endicott College. Aldridge began his collegiate career with Division 1 Lake Superior State University. Kevin was Goaltender of the year as a Sophomore and Junior in the Commonwealth Coast Conference. Before college he played for the Fairbanks Ice Dogs in the NAHL for 2 seasons posting a 2.22 GAA and a .915 SVS% in his final season.

Prior to the Ice Dogs, the Beverly Hills, Michigan native played for Little Caesar’s for 3 years posting a 1.40 GAA and a .940 SVS% in his final season.

Women’s Coaches and Instructors

Courtney Winters – Head Instructor

Currently an Assistant Coach with women’s hockey at Endicott, Coach Winters was a four-year member of the women’s ice hockey team where she helped lead her squad to three-straight ECAC East Championships at St. Anselm College.

Courtney was a three-time ECAC All-Academic honoree, a two-time ECAC First Team All-Conference winner, a member of the 2013 CCM East Region All-America Second Team, a two-time New England Women’s Division II/III All-Star Team member and the Saint Anselm College 2012-2013 Female Athlete of the Year.  She is part of the 100-Point club at St. Anselm and was an All-American her senior year in 2014.

Angela Dandreo – Head Instructor

Currently an Assistant Coach with St. Mary’s High School Women’s team. Coach Dandreo was a four-year member of the women’s ice hockey team at UMass- Boston.  Angela was a two-time ECAC East All-Academic Team honoree.

Graduated from St. Mary’s Jr./Sr. High School in 2011.  Named to the Boston Herald Dream Team and ESPN Boston All-State First Team.  Named CCL All-Star in 2010 and 2011. Led the ice hockey team to three state championships and had a 100 game undefeated streak.

Caroline Hughes – Instructor

Currently a forward on the Endicott Women’s Hockey Club. Was second leading scorer Freshman year for the Gulls and was a three-time All-Conference player in High School. Caroline previous clubs include: the U19 Islanders Major club team for the past 3 fall and summer seasons, and the U16 North Shore Vipers.

Rachel Lustenring – Instructor

Rachel is currently a forward on the Endicott Women’s Hockey Club. As Freshman for the the Gulls she had 3 goals and 3 assists in 25 games. Sophomore year she had 6 assists in 27 games. Rachel won the Linda Friedlander Award for excellence in academics and womens sports at Endicott. She played her High School hockey at the Northwood School in Lake Placid, NY, and also played for the Brewster Lady Bulldogs U19.