2023-24 COACHING APPLICATIONS
Boston Americans
2023-24 Coaching Staff
Boys Program Director, Skills Instructor

Steve MacAdams

smacadams@thebostonamericans.com

Steve MacAdams is entering his 5th season as Player / Program Director with the Boston Americans. He is an accomplished professional with more than 30 years of progressive coaching experience. He comes with a strong reputation in player and program development where he has worked with numerous players and organizations throughout the United States.

He previously served as director of operations for Paul Vincent’s Dynamic Skating Ltd., one of the top hockey consulting and development camps in the United States. MacAdams, a two-year captain at Salem State College, has coached from the youth level through the Junior and college ranks. Recently, MacAdams’ has coached the Valley Jr. Warrior ’97 and ’02 Elite team, who have won the Massachusetts Select Championship and advanced to the USA Hockey Nationals. He has also coached U16 and U18 teams in the program. Served as assistant coach at Austin Prep School for 10 years.

 

2016 Elite

Kyle Segee

ksegee@thebostonamericans.com

Kyle is a native of Revere, MA. He currently resides in Peabody, MA with his wife Ashley and three boys (Cameron, Connor & Colton).

Kyle had very successful Division 1 High School hockey career at Revere High School (1996-2000). He has extensive coaching experience at all levels of youth hockey including as an on ice instructor in the USA/MASS Hockey Player Development Series.

Along with being the 2016 Elite Head Coach, he is also the Head Coach of the 2014 Elite team. Kyle has a passion for teaching the game, developing skill and believes in creating a fun environment where his players love coming to the rink. Kyle has been a great addition to the Americans staff with a strong belief in our development model and is the perfect coach for this new mite minor team.

2015 Elite

Joey Ryan

jryan@thebostonamericans.com

Joey grew up in Malden, MA. At age 16 he moved up to Quebec City to play for the Quebec Remparts of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League where he lived with and played for NHL Hall of Famer, Patrick Roy. Joey was a member of the 2006 Memorial Cup Championship Team where he played alongside current NHL stars Marc Edouard Vlasic of the San Jose Sharks and Alexander Radulov of the Dallas Stars. Joey was also drafted in the 2nd round of the 2006 NHL draft, #46 by the LA Kings. Joey now lives in Peabody, MA with his wife and three children. Joey brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our Americans coaching staff. This will be Joey's first season taking over as head coach of the 2015 Elite team and is also currently serving as our 2012 Elite Head Coach.

 

2014 Elite

Kyle Segee

ksegee@thebostonamericans.com

Kyle is a native of Revere, MA. He currently resides in Peabody, MA with his wife Ashley and three boys (Cameron, Connor & Colton).

Kyle had very successful Division 1 High School hockey career at Revere High School (1996-2000). He has extensive coaching experience at all levels of youth hockey including as an on ice instructor in the USA/MASS Hockey Player Development Series.

Along with being the 2014 Elite Head Coach, he is also the Head Coach of the 2016 Elite team. Kyle has a passion for teaching the game, developing skill and believes in creating a fun environment where his players love coming to the rink. Kyle will be a great addition to the Americans staff with a strong belief in our development model.

2013 Elite

Tim Warner

Tim.Warner@yahoo.com

Tim Warner is a native of Waltham, MA and currently resides in Wakefield with his wife Alicia, sons Dougie and Charlie, and daughter Abby.

Tim played his High School hockey at Arlington Catholic and then two years for Avon Old Farms, where he won the New England Prep School Championship and he earned playoff MVP honors.  Tim went on to play Division 1 college hockey at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. At UMASS Amherst, his teams were the building blocks for the now nationally ranked program. Throughout his career, Tim played on many elite level teams, playing with and competing against the best players in North America and Europe. 

Tim is a great addition to our Americans coaching staff. His passion for coaching, teaching, and developing young players fits perfectly with our Boston Americans development model.

2012 Elite

Joey Ryan

jryan@thebostonamericans.com

Joey grew up in Malden, MA. At age 16 he moved up to Quebec City to play for the Quebec Remparts of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League where he lived with and played for NHL Hall of Famer, Patrick Roy. Joey was a member of the 2006 Memorial Cup Championship Team where he played alongside current NHL stars Marc Edouard Vlasic of the San Jose Sharks and Alexander Radulov of the Dallas Stars. Joey was also drafted in the 2nd round of the 2006 NHL draft, #46 by the LA Kings. This will be Joey's 5th season as head coach of the 2012 Elite's and also serves as head coach of the 2015 Elite team. Joey now lives in Peabody, MA with his wife and three children. Joey brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to our Americans coaching staff. 

 

2011 Elite

Matt Wilson

mwilson@thebostonamericans.com

Matthew Wilson was the leading scorer during his high school hockey career at Melrose High and a Middlesex League All Star in 1993.  He later went on to the University of New Hampshire where he stayed active playing in the Intramural Hockey League.  His love for the game of hockey only increased when his children began to skate.  He has been involved as a head coach for his children in hockey, baseball, and soccer for the past six years.  Matt has been a part of the original American's coaching staff and is will begin his 5th year as Head Coach of the 2011 Elite team. He is extremely dedicated to the kids and passionate about teaching them the game of hockey.  He is committed to developing the team’s hockey skills and hopes to create a positive environment for them as well.

 

2010 Elite

Greg McLean

gmclean@thebostonamericans.com

Greg played high school hockey at Melrose High, where he was team captain and Middlesex League All Star in 1991. Greg went on to play NE Division I Prep Hockey at Brewster Academy.  After graduating from St Michael’s College in 1997, Greg began his professional career in finance where he still works today.  In 2001, Greg began his hockey coaching career and has been a head coach, assistant coach and hockey skills coach for Elite and Tier 1 hockey programs in the Boston area. Greg has been part of the original American's coaching staff and is entering his 5th season as the Head Coach of the 2010 Elite team. Greg’s commitment to teaching the game of hockey and fostering a positive environment where his players will develop to their highest skill level will be the foundation of his Boston Americans team.

 

U14 Half Season

Dave Vater

dvater@thebostonamericans.com

Dave is entering his 5th season with The Boston Americans as the 2009 Elite head coach and is a part of the original American's coaching staff. Dave is originally from Peabody, MA where he attended and played high school hockey, winning the Greater Boston League scoring title in 1985. Dave went onto play D1 college hockey at Merrimack College. During his Junior season Merrimack won the ECAC title and advanced to the NCAA final eight. After finishing his college career Dave went onto play professional hockey in France for the Nimes Gladiators, who were the French National Champions in 1991.

 

U16 Half Season

Don Collins

dcollins@thebostonamericans.com

Don has been developing hockey players for over 20+ years from youth level through to the High School level. Don is a Level 4 Certified Coach with USA Hockey and understands the importance of developing kids and his expertise has placed several kids in Division 1 Colleges. During his playing career, he led the Saugus High Hockey Team to win 3 Northeast Conference Championships. Don was a Hockey Night In Boston elite prospect and went on to be a standout player and four-year Varsity Hockey Letterman at University of Connecticut, recipient of the 7th Player Award and ECAC All-Academic Team.

He was an assistant coach for the Saugus High Hockey Team while working as the Director of Skills for Bobby Orr & Gary Doak Hockey School. Member of the Wakefield Youth Hockey Board of Directors and has been a head coach for Wakefield’s Middle School Hockey Team. Don is going into his 3rd season as an assistant coach at Essex Tech High School. 

Don is the owner of Inside Edge training, an off-ice conditioning company that focuses on combining hockey functional conditioning (speed, power, strength) with hockey hands skills (stickhandling, shooting, passing) to achieve peak performance.

 

U18 Half Season

Ralph Nichols

rnichols@thebostonamericans.com

Ralph grew up in Woburn, MA. where  he attended and played his high school career at Woburn High and has been involved in playing, coaching, and refereeing hockey for over 30 years.

Ralph has coached all levels from instructional hockey thru the Midget and High School levels. Over the years, Ralph has coached as assistant varsity coach at Matignon HS and Austin Prep High School. Ralph is a student of the game and believes in building a strong foundation both as a player and person. He has been a great asset to the Americans organization.