Coaching Director - Bob Stearns
We are very excited to announce that Bob Stearns will be joining Western in the capacity of Coaching Director. Bob played for Ridgefield Youth Hockey, Canterbury School, the University of Connecticut and Western Connecticut State University. His coaching resume begins with over 25 years of power skating instruction, the first 10 years with Laura Stamm international Power Skating System.
He began his coaching with Housatonic Valley Regional High School where he served as an assistant coach. From there, he coached for New Fairfield High School, Immaculate High School, New Fairfield/Immaculate Co-op, Western Connecticut State University and the Danbury Trashers of the United Hockey League. Bob is currently the head coach of Joel Barlow High School.
Bob will be responsible for team practice plans, player and team development, and game management. Bob will also groom and provide leadership to our coaches through is valuable experience. Welcome to Western Bob!