Our Coaches 2019-20 Girls 2019-09-04T17:41:15+00:00

2019-20 Girls Coaching Staff

Program Director

Seth Goodrich


Seth Goodrich, who has spent the past 5 seasons as the director and skills instructor for the North Shore Vipers has been named as the Director of the Boston Americans Girls program. Seth hails from Salisbury, Vermont, and played high school hockey for both Salisbury for two seasons and then Trinity-Pawling his junior and senior year. After a postgraduate season with the Green Mountain Glades in the EJHL, Seth attended St. Anselm College where he played four years of varsity hockey and was named captain both his junior and senior years. After graduation, he worked at the Breakaway Ice Center as coach and skills director for the North Shore Vipers programs. In 2011 Seth accepted the role of Boys Varsity Head Coach and Math teacher at the Hoosac School. Seth later returned to Breakaway Ice Center as program director of the North Shore Vipers.

During his tenure as program director the Vipers emerged as a perennial Tier I contender at the state and national level. Seth directed and coached teams to a Mass State Championship and most recently, a USA Hockey National Championship. Seth is also the founder of Goodrich Hockey School and has trained and developed over 40 NCAA Division I and III players and commits, including 6 Hockey East and ECAC commits this season.

U10 Girls

Peter Burns


Peter Burns will be joining the Boston Americans program as Head Coach for the U10 girls program this fall.  Peter has over 15 years of coaching experience at every level in youth hockey from learn to skate to Midgets.  Burns grew up in Reading Ma, attended Phillips Academy Andover where he played football, hockey and baseball and then continued his baseball career at Rollins College.  Peter intends to focus on developing the core skills necessary to succeed at this level and looks forward to coaching the U10 level players. He and his family currently live in Wakefield, where he also coaches hockey, baseball and softball.

Dave Belanger

Bio Coming Soon

U12 Girls

Jess Piracini


Jess Piracini grew up in Tewksbury, MA and played club hockey throughout her youth career. Jess decided to attend Arlington Catholic High School and was a four year member of the varsity team.  In her senior season, she played club hockey under Boston Americans Director, Seth Goodrich. Throughout her senior season, she was recruited by perennial powerhouse Norwich University. At Norwich, Jess was a Health Science major and played four years on the women’s hockey team. From 2017 – 2019, she helped her team win 3 NEHC league Championships. In 2018, Jess helped Norwich capture the Division 3 National Championship. Jess graduated in May of 2019 and currently resides in Tewksbury, MA.