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2022-23 Youth Coaches

2022-23 Philadelphia Little Flyers Youth Coaches


Midget 18U National Premier - Head Coach - Dave Dorman

Coach Dorman enters his fourth 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 - Dennis Helkowski

Coach Helkowski enters his 17th year of coaching. Coach Helkowski has made a big impact in his teams which have won over 20 championships including 2 Silver Stick Championships, a 2014 NJ State Championship, the 2017 Atlantic District Championship, and several finals appearances. Coach Helkowski has developed many players in his tenure and helped them to reach their maximum potential, many going on to play at the next level. Dennis Helkowski is the Hockey Director and Regional Scout for NJ Elite Hockey in Southern New Jersey and brings to the program an excellent knowledge of total player development combined with strong expectations for his players. He holds each player to high standards and prides himself on hard work and high energy practices that overall improve and prepare youth hockey players for the next level of their hockey career.


Dennis Helkowski

Head Coach

Phone: 856-343-2608


Midget 16 National (2006/07) - Head Coach - Dave Dorman

Coach Dorman enters his fourth season with the Little Flyers Midget 16 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

Head Coach

Phone: 484-574-6666


Midget 15U Pure (2007) - Head Coach - Tyler Moll

Coach Moll enters his third season with the Philadelphia Little Flyers' youth program.  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

Head Coach

Phone: 215-718-9574


Bantam Major 2008 - Head Coach - Jeremy Snyder

Coach Snyder enters his third season with the Little Flyers as a Coach.  After two years with the 2006's, Coach Snyder will be head coaching the 2008 team.  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

Head Coach

Phone: 267-663-8005


Bantam Major 2008 - Assistant Coach - Rob Hennessey

Coach Hennessey, enters his third 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.

Bantam Major 2008 - Assistant Coach - Shayne Morrissey

Coach Morrissey enters his second season with the Philadelphia Little Flyers Organization.   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

Head Coach

Phone: 610-220-1544

Bantam Minor 2009 - Head Coach - JT Tarantino

Coach Tarantino joins the Philadelphia Little Flyers Coaching staff for the 2022-23 season after previously being an assistant coach at the junior hockey level for the New Jersey Rockets and his alma mater Saint Joseph's University (ACHA D-II).  Growing up, Coach Tarantino played for the NJ Rockets and NJ Titans Tier 1 AAA programs.  Following a successful playing career, JT played four years of ACHA D-!! College hockey for Saint Joseph's University where he was a two-year captain, 2018-19 ACCHL All First Team, 2015-16 ACCHL All Rookie Team, Captain of the ACCHL All-Star team and recipient of the Finbarr O'Connor Leadership Award.   


JT Tarantino

Head Coach

Phone: 732-552-4175


PeeWee Major 2010 - Head Coach - Rocco Carzo

Coach Carzo enters his 3rd 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

Head Coach

Phone: 610-715-0545


PeeWee Major 2010 - 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

Assistant Coach

Phone: 856-417-6122


PeeWee Minor 2011 - Head Coach - Rocco Carzo

Coach Carzo enters his 3rd 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

Head Coach

Phone: 610-715-0545


PeeWee Minor 2011 - 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

Assistant Coach

Phone: 856-417-6122


Squirt Major 2012 - Head Coach - Shayne Morrissey

Coach Morrissey enters his second season with the Philadelphia Little Flyers Organization.   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

Head Coach

Phone: 610-220-1544


Squirt Minor 2013 - Head Coach - Shayne Morrissey

Coach Morrissey enters his second season with the Philadelphia Little Flyers Organization.   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

Head Coach

Phone: 610-220-1544