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2021-22 Little Flyers Youth Hockey Coaches

2021-22 Philadelphia Little Flyers Youth Hockey Coaching Staff


Midget 18U National Premier - Head Coach - Dave Dorman

Coach Dorman enters his third season with the 18U Little Flyers.  The 2020-21 season, Dorman’s team finished 2nd in the NAPHL (North American Prospects Hockey League) Dixon Cup playoffs.  Coach Dorman grew up playing hockey in the Greater Philadelphia area. He attended the Berkshire School in Sheffield, Massachusetts where he starred as a three sport varsity athlete, participating in hockey, baseball and soccer. Upon graduating from Berkshire, Coach Dorman spent a post-graduate year at Wyoming Seminary School where he was team captain and team MVP, before continuing his career with a year of Junior A hockey and finally finishing his playing experience at NCAA Neumann University of the ECAC West.

A USA Hockey Advanced (Level 4) Certified Coach, Dave began his coaching career leading the Tier II West Chester Quakers to an Atlantic District Championship. In his second year of coaching the Quakers, he led his team to another Atlantic District Championship and a Bronze Medal at the USA Hockey National Tournament. The following season, Coach Dorman took over a young Atlantic Junior Hockey League junior program. In his first season, he led the team to a 31-11 record and a 3rd place finish in the MJHL. In his second season he coached the team to a 33-5-0-5 record which led to Coach Dorman's second appearance at a USA Hockey National Tournament in just four years of his young coaching career. After leading a Jr. A Team to a playoff berth in their inaugural season, Coach Dorman again stepped behind the youth hockey bench, this time leading his Little Flyers U16AAA team to an Atlantic District Silver Medal finish and his Bantam minor AAA Little Flyers team to an Atlantic District Championship.

For the past 6 seasons Coach Dorman has coached at the NCAA level with Neumann University, the Tier I AAA level, and has led the program at Malvern Preparatory School as the Varsity Head Coach and program Director.

Coach Dorman has successfully helped to develop a number of NHL players, NCAA College, and NHL Draft Picks throughout his career running his hockey development company, DD Hockey, LLC. His passion for the game is credited to the many great coaches he has played under throughout his career. Dorman's coaching philosophy rests on his belief that character development through sports is the greatest opportunity an athlete can have, and he constantly strives to pass his expertise, passion, and pride along to his players.


Dave Dorman

Midget 18U National Premier Head Coach

Phone: 484-574-6666


Midget 18U National Elite - Head Coach - Tyler Moll

Coach Moll enters his second season with the Philadelphia Little Flyers' youth program. Last season, he served as head coach of the Little Flyers 16 American team, this season Tyler will move up to Coach the 18U Elite team.  Prior to coaching with the Little Flyers, Moll was the 16U Head Coach for the Philadelphia Jr. Flyers.. Moll also has experience coaching at the junior ranks. From 2015 through 2017, he spent his time as an assistant coach to the Philadelphia Jr. Flyers EHL and EHL Premier squads. Prior to the 2018-19 season, he was promoted to head coach of the Jr. Flyers’  EHL Premier team. Before beginning his coaching career, Moll played youth hockey from PeeWee through the Junior levels for the Valley Forge Minutemen and Philadelphia Jr. Flyers organizations. After graduating, he played for West Chester University's Division 1 team in the ACHA. Moll is also a Level 3 USA Hockey certified referee.


Tyler Moll

Midget 18U Elite Head Coach

Phone: 215-718-9574


Midget 16U National - Head Coach - Dave Dorman

Coach Dorman enters his third season with the 2005 team.  Coach Dorman grew up playing hockey in the Greater Philadelphia area. He attended the Berkshire School in Sheffield, Massachusetts where he starred as a three sport varsity athlete, participating in hockey, baseball and soccer. Upon graduating from Berkshire, Coach Dorman spent a post-graduate year at Wyoming Seminary School where he was team captain and team MVP, before continuing his career with a year of Junior A hockey and finally finishing his playing experience at NCAA Neumann University of the ECAC West.

A USA Hockey Advanced (Level 4) Certified Coach, Dave began his coaching career leading the Tier II West Chester Quakers to an Atlantic District Championship. In his second year of coaching the Quakers, he led his team to another Atlantic District Championship and a Bronze Medal at the USA Hockey National Tournament. The following season, Coach Dorman took over a young Atlantic Junior Hockey League junior program. In his first season, he led the team to a 31-11 record and a 3rd place finish in the MJHL. In his second season he coached the team to a 33-5-0-5 record which led to Coach Dorman's second appearance at a USA Hockey National Tournament in just four years of his young coaching career. After leading a Jr. A Team to a playoff berth in their inaugural season, Coach Dorman again stepped behind the youth hockey bench, this time leading his Little Flyers U16AAA team to an Atlantic District Silver Medal finish and his Bantam minor AAA Little Flyers team to an Atlantic District Championship.

For the past 6 seasons Coach Dorman has coached at the NCAA level with Neumann University, the Tier I AAA level, and has led the program at Malvern Preparatory School as the Varsity Head Coach and program Director.

Coach Dorman has successfully helped to develop a number of NHL players, NCAA College, and NHL Draft Picks throughout his career running his hockey development company, DD Hockey, LLC. His passion for the game is credited to the many great coaches he has played under throughout his career. Dorman's coaching philosophy rests on his belief that character development through sports is the greatest opportunity an athlete can have, and he constantly strives to pass his expertise, passion, and pride along to his players.


Dave Dorman

Midget 16U National Head Coach

Phone: 484-574-6666


Midget 15 Pure - Head Coach - Rob Hennessey

Coach Hennessey, enters his second season with the Little Flyers after a very successful collegiate career that included winning a Division 1 National Championship at Providence College.  Rob, a local product from Garnet Valley enrolled at the Northwood School in 2010, at his time there, Rob was named an Assistant Captain in 2013 for his Junior Year and was the Captain of the team in 2014.  Rob was the recipient pf the Charles Holt Hockey Aware which is given to a player demonstrating the epitome of sportsmanship.  Moving onto college, Rob earned a scholarship to NCAA DI Providence College and joined the Friars in 2014.  In his Sophomore season, The Friars won the NCAA Division I Men’s National Championship.  He was named a Four-Time Hockey East Academic All-American, Hockey East Academic All-American All-Star team 2017 and Providence College Thomas Eccleston Jr. Unsung Hero Award recipient in 2017.  Rob got into coaching in 2010 while still in High School at Minnesota Hockey Camps.  During his time with the camps, Rob assisted NCAA Division I coaches to develop youth players and skills, developed practice plans for on ice sessions and mentored multiple eventual NCAA Division I and III players.


Rob Hennessey

2006 15U Pure Head Coach

Phone: 502-216-5067


Midget 15 Pure - Head Coach - Jeremy Snyder

Coach Snyder enters his second season with the 2006 Little Flyers as a coach.  Jeremy had a successful career playing ACHA D1 Hockey at Towson University where he earned MVP honors in back-to-back seasons (2017 & 2018) while also being awarded Defensive Player of the Year in 2016 & 2017.  After his playing days were over, Jeremy jumped right into coaching with Tomorrow’s Ice 13U and 14U teams.  Jeremy also served as a skills instructor for the Junior Blue Hens in 2018.  


Jeremy Snyder

2006 15U Pure Head Coach


2007 Bantam Major - Head Coach - Jerry DiStefano

Coach DiStefano enters his 4th season as the Head Coach of the Little Flyers 2007 team.  Jerry grew up in Philadelphia, PA, and played for the Little Flyers AAA for most of his youth hockey career.  He also played for the Washington Little Capitals AAA and the Philadelphia Junior Flyers AAA.  Jerry played his high school hockey at Monsignor Bonner where he was a four-time Varsity All-Star and Captain of the school's only 2 Flyers Cup AAA Championship teams.  He received the Bobby Clarke Award as MVP of both championship tournaments and was selected to the Bauer All-Tournament Teams.  During his Senior year of high school, Jerry was selected for and participated in USA Hockey's Select 17 Camp in Lake Placid, NY, and was named the State of PA's Player of the Year.  He then attended and played at Merrimack College (NCAA Division I - Hockey East) until his hockey career was ended by injury early in his Freshman year.  Jerry has coached youth hockey for Archbishop Carroll High School, the Delco Dragons, and Delco Phantoms.  Jerry also coaches youth baseball and youth soccer in DE.  


Jerry DiStefano

Bantam Major 2007 Head Coach

Phone: 267-679-8586


2008 Bantam Minor - Head Coach - Shayne Morrissey

Coach Morrissey joins the Philadelphia Little Flyers for the 2021-22 season.   A native of St. John's, NL, Canada, Shayne played junior hockey in Canada before committing to play NCAA college hockey with Neumann University.  Shayne is one of the most decorated players in the Neumann University Knights history, In his first collegiate season, Morrissey earned the ECAC West Rookie of the Year award, was named to the ECAC West All-Rookie Team, and was Neumann University’s Rookie of the Year.  Shayne followed his impressive rookie campaign with several more honors throughout his career, including being a two-time ECAC West Second Team All-Conference member, a three-time Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Team member, and two-time ECAC West All-Academic Team member.  After graduating in 2017, Shayne sits fifth all-time in career points scored with 108 points in four years for the Neumann University Knights.

Shayne turned pro in 2017, splitting time between the SPHL and ECHL, where he now holds the Evansville Thunderbolts record for most goals scored in a single season. Shayne is a familiar face to the Little Flyers’ organization and IceWorks Skating Complex as he began volunteer coaching with the Little Flyers as a Freshman in college in 2013.  This continued throughout his four years with the Knights as Morrissey got more involved with helping to coach the Delco Phantoms as well as rink run camps and clinics.  Shayne has been coaching for 11 years, beginning in Canada with Xtreme Hockey where he was a Senior Staff Instructor for 10 years before launching 14/94 Hockey Co.


Shayne Morrissey

2008 Bantam Minor Head Coach

Phone: 610-220-1544


2009 PeeWee Major - Head Coach - Doug Rose

Coach Rose, an alumni of the Little Flyers program as a youth player, rejoins the organization as the head coach of the 2009 team.  Rose brings over 20 years of hockey experience to the Little Flyers, having played all over the world in various cities across North America and Europe.  Rose played for the Little Flyers from 2005-2011 before leaving the area to play in the NAHL (North American Hockey League) with the Fairbanks Ice Dogs where he won the Robertson Cup and was named to the NAHL All Conference Team.  After his junior hockey career, Rose played two seasons at Neumann University before finishing his junior and senior seasons with the Stevenson University Mustangs.  Rose received NCAA MAC first team All-Conference and UCHC Second Team All-Conference in his senior season.  After graduating college, Rose’s hockey career took him to the SPHL where he was an All-Star for the Knoxville Ice Bears and SPHL All League Second Team member.  In 2019-20, Rose took is professional career overseas playing for Hijs Hoki Den Haag in the Netherlands winning the 2019-20 Ron Bertiling Championship.  Doug began coaching in 2009, in various spring and summer hockey camps and clinics.  In 2017 Doug began coaching with Coaches Choices Hockey Group, working as a defensive coach and recruiter.  Most recently, Doug was the 16U head coach/Youth Hockey Coordinator for the Maine Nordiques.


Doug Rose

2009 PeeWee Major Head Coach

Phone: 856-237-6424


2010 PeeWee Minor - Head Coach - Rocco Carzo

Coach Carzo enters his 2nd year with the Philadelphia Little Flyers Organization as a Head Coach,  Carzo is a lifelong Little Flyer, spending his youth hockey days wearing the black and orange.  After a successful half of season with the Little Flyers AtjHL team, Carzo left mid-season to join the Des Moines Buccaneers in the USHL.  After two successful seasons at the highest level of Junior Hockey in the United States, Carzo committed to UMass Amherst where he was a four year start, playing in 128 games in Amherst.  Carzo was named Captain of UMass Amherst in his senior season.  At the conclusion of his senior season, Carzo began his Professional Hockey Career, playing on a number of teams in his 8 year pro career, Florida Everblades (ECHL), Ontario Reign (ECHL), Norfolk Admirals (AHL), Missouri Mavericks (ECHL), San Diego Gulls (AHL), Bridgeport Sound Tigers (AHL), and finishing up with the Kansas City Mavericks of the ECHL where he has been the Captain since 2018.  With Carzo retiring from Professional Hockey, he wants to begin his coaching career with the organization that helped him accomplish so much in his playing days, Carzo plans to develop and teach his players through his experiences playing at the top level in each aspect of hockey.  In addition to coaching the 2011 and 2010 teams, Carzo is the owner and operator of RC4 Training Facility, the official home gym of the Philadelphia Little Flyers, located in IceWorks Skating Complex.  


Rocco Carzo

2010 PeeWee Minor Head Coach

Phone: 610-715-0545


2010 PeeWee Minor - Assistant Coach - Marcus Dickerson

Coach Dickerson, an alumni of the Little Flyers program as a youth player, joins Rocco Carzo as an assistant coach for the 2011 and 2010 teams.  Playing at the top levels all across North America, Dickerson played for the Little Flyers through Bantams before moving on to Selects Academy prior to the OHL calling.  Marcus began his junior career in the Ontario Hockey League, North America’s top junior league where he spent three seasons with the Mississauga Steelheads.  Dickerson ended his competitive hockey career in 2017-18 in America’s top junior league, the USHL (United States Hockey League) with both the Chicago Steel and Des Moines Buccaneers.  After his playing days, Marcus returned to New Jersey to attend Rowan University.  While studying at Rowan, Marcus couldn’t stay away from the game he loves, becoming the skills development and assistant coach for both Rowan’s Men’s and Women’s ACHA College Club teams.  In the 2020-21 season, Marcus teamed up with Rocco Carzo and RC4 training to become a trainer for the Philadelphia Little Flyers programs while finishing his degree at Rowan.  Marcus is an instructor at various Hockey Camps and Academies as well as a coach in IceWorks Learn to Skate program.    


Marcus Dickerson

2010 PeeWee Minor Assistant Coach

Phone: 856-417-6122


2011 Squirt Major - Head Coach - Rocco Carzo

Coach Carzo enters his 2nd year with the Philadelphia Little Flyers Organization as a Head Coach,  Carzo is a lifelong Little Flyer, spending his youth hockey days wearing the black and orange.  After a successful half of season with the Little Flyers AtjHL team, Carzo left mid-season to join the Des Moines Buccaneers in the USHL.  After two successful seasons at the highest level of Junior Hockey in the United States, Carzo committed to UMass Amherst where he was a four year start, playing in 128 games in Amherst.  Carzo was named Captain of UMass Amherst in his senior season.  At the conclusion of his senior season, Carzo began his Professional Hockey Career, playing on a number of teams in his 8 year pro career, Florida Everblades (ECHL), Ontario Reign (ECHL), Norfolk Admirals (AHL), Missouri Mavericks (ECHL), San Diego Gulls (AHL), Bridgeport Sound Tigers (AHL), and finishing up with the Kansas City Mavericks of the ECHL where he has been the Captain since 2018.  With Carzo retiring from Professional Hockey, he wants to begin his coaching career with the organization that helped him accomplish so much in his playing days, Carzo plans to develop and teach his players through his experiences playing at the top level in each aspect of hockey.  In addition to coaching the 2011 and 2010 teams, Carzo is the owner and operator of RC4 Training Facility, the official home gym of the Philadelphia Little Flyers, located in IceWorks Skating Complex.  


Rocco Carzo

2011 Squirt Major Head Coach

Phone: 610-715-0545


2011 Squirt Major - Assistant Coach - Marcus Dickerson

Coach Dickerson, an alumni of the Little Flyers program as a youth player, joins Rocco Carzo as an assistant coach for the 2011 and 2010 teams.  Playing at the top levels all across North America, Dickerson played for the Little Flyers through Bantams before moving on to Selects Academy prior to the OHL calling.  Marcus began his junior career in the Ontario Hockey League, North America’s top junior league where he spent three seasons with the Mississauga Steelheads.  Dickerson ended his competitive hockey career in 2017-18 in America’s top junior league, the USHL (United States Hockey League) with both the Chicago Steel and Des Moines Buccaneers.  After his playing days, Marcus returned to New Jersey to attend Rowan University.  While studying at Rowan, Marcus couldn’t stay away from the game he loves, becoming the skills development and assistant coach for both Rowan’s Men’s and Women’s ACHA College Club teams.  In the 2020-21 season, Marcus teamed up with Rocco Carzo and RC4 training to become a trainer for the Philadelphia Little Flyers programs while finishing his degree at Rowan.  Marcus is an instructor at various Hockey Camps and Academies as well as a coach in IceWorks Learn to Skate program.    


Marcus Dickerson

2011 Squirt Major Assistant Coach

Phone: 856-417-6122


2012 Squirt Minor - Head Coach - Shayne Morrissey

Coach Morrissey joins the Philadelphia Little Flyers for the 2021-22 season.   A native of St. John's, NL, Canada, Shayne played junior hockey in Canada before committing to play NCAA college hockey with Neumann University.  Shayne is one of the most decorated players in the Neumann University Knights history, In his first collegiate season, Morrissey earned the ECAC West Rookie of the Year award, was named to the ECAC West All-Rookie Team, and was Neumann University’s Rookie of the Year.  Shayne followed his impressive rookie campaign with several more honors throughout his career, including being a two-time ECAC West Second Team All-Conference member, a three-time Philadelphia Inquirer Academic All-Area Team member, and two-time ECAC West All-Academic Team member.  After graduating in 2017, Shayne sits fifth all-time in career points scored with 108 points in four years for the Neumann University Knights.

Shayne turned pro in 2017, splitting time between the SPHL and ECHL, where he now holds the Evansville Thunderbolts record for most goals scored in a single season. Shayne is a familiar face to the Little Flyers’ organization and IceWorks Skating Complex as he began volunteer coaching with the Little Flyers as a Freshman in college in 2013.  This continued throughout his four years with the Knights as Morrissey got more involved with helping to coach the Delco Phantoms as well as rink run camps and clinics.  Shayne has been coaching for 11 years, beginning in Canada with Xtreme Hockey where he was a Senior Staff Instructor for 10 years before launching 14/94 Hockey Co.

Shayne Morrissey

2012 Squirt Minor Head Coach

Phone: 610-220-1544