Kevin Moore is a former Division 1 and professional hockey player who currently is the volunteer assistant coach for Princeton University, he is also the Director of Goaltending Development for the Irish Ice Hockey Association. Kevin started coaching goaltenders during high school and has 11 years of experience coaching the art of stopping pucks. Moore grew up in Belle Mead, NJ, playing single “A” youth hockey until he was 16 years old.
He went on to play NESPAC hockey in Easthampton, MA, for the Williston Northampton School before playing a season and a half of Junior Hockey, most successfully for the formerly known Phoenix Polar Bears of the WSHL .
In 2009, Kevin walked on at the University of Massachusetts (Hockey East), playing for four seasons and graduating Cum Laude in 2012 with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. While at UMass, Kevin earned a reputation for being a hard worker and complete team player earning the team’s “Minuteman Spirit” award two years in a row. His senior year, he received the moniker “The Rudy of Hockey” after a local twitter movement was created to get him on the ice for senior night. The #freemoore movement was a success and Kevin played the final 1 minute and 35 seconds, his first official home minutes of his college career.
Following his collegiate career, Moore played professionally for the start-up New York Bluefins of the Federal Hockey league. Following the 2012 NHL lockout, Kevin joined the Evansville Icemen of the ECHL in January of 2012.. What was supposed to be a week-long stint in Evansville ended up being the remainder of the season where Kevin would once again have another “Rudy of Hockey” moment, playing the final 3 minutes and 18 seconds making 2 saves after 35 games on the bench.
Matt Lawrence started his athletic career in Northern New Jersey while attending Don Bosco Prep in Ramsey, NJ. He played football, basketball, and track. Matt’s true passion for football took him to the University of Rhode Island where he played for three years. After football, Matt began his full contact karate career. He had a 20-5 professional record including a World Title Fight in March 1983.
In 2006 Matt founded Ironman Fitness, a training facility in Exeter, NH, that provided athletes and adults with a place to train and where clients would be physically and mentally challenged while achieving their personal training goals. Matt is a CPPS Certified strength and conditioning specialist who has trained many elite goaltenders and hockey players ranging from the youth leagues to the NHL.