Here are your Atlantic Hockey Federation Players of the Week and Peak Performer ending February 4th, 2024. This weekly feature, running throughout the 2023-24 season, pays tribute to outstanding players across all divisions. Our honorees are selected from player nominations submitted by their respective coaches.

9U AA Division: Nominating Coach: Chris Harrington

  • Team: Delaware Ducks
  • Player’s Name: Jace Cordrey
  • Jersey Number: 89
  • Position: Forward
  • Quote: Jace puts everything into every shift with backchecking and forechecking. That effort this past weekend resulted in Jace recording a hat trick in the second game of the day! Week in and week out, Jace brings a ton of energy and positive attitude to the rink which no doubt is contagious amongst his teammates. Keep up the great work Jace!

10U AA Division: Nominating Coach: Al Lewis

  • Team: Hollydell Hurricanes
  • Player’s Name: Logan Boucher
  • Jersey Number: 98
  • Position: Defense
  • Quote: Logan has grown so much this season. His defensive coverage, his coachable demeanor, and his maturity have all blossomed. He makes smart decisions in his own zone, picks great times to rush the puck through the neutral zone, and blocks shots to protect his goaltender. He is the consummate teammate.

10U Lemieux Division: Nominating Coach: Melissa Jenkins

  • Team: Hollydell Hurricanes
  • Player’s Name: Ferdinand DAlfonso
  • Jersey Number: 75
  • Position: Wing
  • Quote: Ferdinand who plays wing consistently accepted the challenge to play defense this weekend when his team was down two key players. Ferdinand not only made smart, confident decisions on defense but also scored the game-winning goal Sunday. Great team player with an even better positive attitude.

10U Gretzky Division: Nominating Coach: Peter Crocker

  • Team: Royals
  • Player’s Name: Ct Reimer
  • Jersey Number: 84
  • Position: Defense
  • Quote: Ct Reimer continues to be a hard-working defensive lead, but found a new level to his game when the Royals need him too. Fending off a 5v3 penalty situation, then blocking shots with a pulled goalie in the same game shows fantastic effort. Ct continues to put his team first and be a defensive dynamo.

10U McDavid Division: Nominating Coach: Carmine Taffo

  • Team: New Jersey Rockets
  • Player’s Name: Gavin Mellott
  • Jersey Number: 8
  • Position: Forward
  • Quote: Gavin had a great game both offensively and defensively as his work ethic was on full display. He finished the regular season by scoring his first hat trick of the season, which led his team to a 6-2 win.

11U AA Division: Nominating Coach: Craig Stanton

  • Team: Long Island Whalers
  • Player’s Name: Christopher (C.J.) Ingram
  • Jersey Number: 97
  • Position: Center
  • Quote: CJ had a tremendous weekend leading his team to a shutout win against the L.I. Kings and a hard-fought loss to the GNY Stars.

12U AA Division: Nominating Coach: Pat Croce

  • Team: Valley Forge Colonials
  • Player’s Name: Nicholas Trojansky
  • Jersey Number: 71
  • Position: Wing
  • Quote: Nicholas Trojansky scored a big-time goal this weekend and assisted on the game-winning goal to help the Colonials defeat Team Philadelphia in a tightly contested match. Nicholas and the Team have been working hard all year!

12U Lemieux Division: Nominating Coach: Anthony Minerva

  • Team: New Jersey Rockets
  • Player’s Name: Joshua Frisoli
  • Jersey Number: 74
  • Position: Goalie
  • Quote: Joshua has improved tremendously. In the beginning of the season, he had just started playing travel hockey and this was all new to him and a struggle. Through hard work and his want/will to get better, he has become an absolute stud in the net.

12U Gretzky Division: Nominating Coach: Ryan Dodd

  • Team: Delaware Ducks
  • Player’s Name: Braydon Maccari
  • Jersey Number: 90
  • Position: Goalie
  • Quote: Braydon had an outstanding finish to his regular season allowing only 1 goal in two away games over the weekend and boasting an impressive 0.964 SV%. He was rock solid in net providing some much-needed glove and blocker saves to frustrate the opposition. Keeping calm in net and anchoring the ducks, his team finished with 2 dominant wins.

14U AA Division: Nominating Coach: Daniel Donegan

  • Team: Haverford Hawks
  • Player’s Name: Nicholas Favretto
  • Jersey Number: 62
  • Position: Defense
  • Quote: Nick had a rough start to the season missing the first two months due to a shoulder injury but has made a big impact on the team for the second half of the season. He has been adding up a handful of assists after his return and ended our regular season with a goal to help with the team’s two wins this weekend.

14U Lemieux Division: Nominating Coach: Patrick O’Leary

  • Team: Mercer Chiefs
  • Player’s Name: Peter Aiello
  • Jersey Number: 22
  • Position: Forward
  • Quote: As the league season comes to an end as a forward, Peter is closing in on a 30 goal season. Due to some defensive injuries, Peter has dropped back on defense and helped solidify our defense in only allowing 1 goal in the last two games. As Captain, he is committed to helping our team in any way he can to be our best!

14U Gretzky Division: Nominating Coach: Andy McDonald

  • Team: WBS Jr Knights
  • Player’s Name: Erik Smith
  • Jersey Number: 86
  • Position: Forward
  • Quote: Erik had a phenomenal weekend of hockey showing off his speed, hard work ethic and recording 4 goals and 2 assists in 4 games!

14U McDavid Division: Nominating Coach: Ryan Todero

  • Team: North Jersey Kings
  • Player’s Name: Andrew Manchester
  • Jersey Number: 6
  • Position: Forward
  • Quote: Andrew had a dominant weekend, recording a hat trick in both league games while dishing out an assist for a 7 point weekend. His skill on the ice is only matched by his attitude off the ice, as he brings a great attitude to every practice and game, wanting to be the best player he can be.

15U AA Division: Nominating Coach: Chris Sharamatew

  • Team: Philadelphia Blazers
  • Player’s Name: Jake Smaron
  • Jersey Number: 17
  • Position: Forward
  • Quote: Jake really pulled thru for the team this weekend with a real gritty performance in 2 games just a few hours apart not to mention the 2nd game was against a very good team Philly team where Jake scored a hat trick and overall 6 point performance in 2 games, Jake has been counted on all year for bringing a lot of hard work and energy to the ice, bench, and the locker room.

16U AA Division: Nominating Coach: Brandon Van Scoy

  • Team: WBS Jr Knights
  • Player’s Name: Slater Sandor
  • Jersey Number: 71
  • Position: Forward
  • Quote: As Captain of the team, Sandor took the lead by guiding the boys through three difficult games. Sandor earned himself 2 goals, but more importantly, led the team with 6 assists. His leadership, while showing his teammates how to work as a team on and off the ice, earned themselves a 3-0 weekend against some big rivals. Two weeks until playoffs, Sandor is showing his team that goals are part of the bigger picture. Teamwork is what guides a team to success. Passing the puck is just as important as scoring goals!

16U Lemieux Division: Nominating Coach: Neil Devlin

  • Team: Palmyra Black Knights
  • Player’s Name: Blake Boyer
  • Jersey Number: 16
  • Position: Forward
  • Quote: Blake’s performance this weekend and over the past few weeks has helped propel the team to secure wins as we make a push for the playoffs.

16U Gretzky Division: Nominating Coach: Swede Farling

  • Team: Palmyra Black Knights
  • Player’s Name: Cole Breckenmaker
  • Jersey Number: 8
  • Position: Forward
  • Quote: Played an all-around great weekend. Forechecked, backchecked, won face-offs, drew penalties, and blocked shots. Plus, he added 7 points (3 goals and 4 assists) for a +10 rating.

18U A Division: Nominating Coach: Frank Blust

  • Team: Wissahickon Warriors
  • Player’s Name: Isaac Mishkin
  • Jersey Number: 53
  • Position: Forward
  • Quote: Isaac had a great weekend on both ends of the ice. He made some big defensive plays and won some important faceoffs, but also tallied 6 assists this weekend helping us to a 2-1 weekend.

8U AAA Division: Nominating Coach: Oktay Armagan

  • Team: Jersey Shore Americans
  • Player’s Name: Chris Bartels
  • Jersey Number: 8
  • Position: Forward
  • Quote: Chris had an explosive weekend offensively and is a huge part of the success for the team. He also won 70% of his faceoffs and was excellent defensively.

8U Beginner Division: Nominating Coach: Jamie Binns

  • Team: Royals
  • Player’s Name: Kyle Trepper
  • Jersey Number: 97
  • Position: Forward
  • Quote: Congratulations Kyle on his first Hat Trick? 3 goals in this week’s game shows Kyle’s constant dedication to improvement and working hard for his team. We are all very proud Royals!

8U Intermediate Division: Nominating Coach: Peter Crocker

  • Team: Royals
  • Player’s Name: Andrew Binns
  • Jersey Number: 28
  • Position: Defense
  • Quote: Andrew Binns played an astonishing game to help his team last weekend. Trailing at the half, Andrew played the high man and stopped every play on his goalie. Prospecting his net, and making some great assists to push his team to the lead. Finding it hard to get around Andrew, and hard to take the puck away from Andrew lead to fantastic Hockey game. Great job Royals!

All players nominated by a coach receive an Honorable Mention

Weston SepelakWBS Jr Knights9UAA38Forward
Lex BrandWissahickon Warriors10ULemieux18Forward
Gio AcquaroPAL Silver Knights10ULemieux89Forward
Hailey ScheibleHaverford Hawks10UMcDavid77Forward
Will McCulloughHaverford Hawks10UMcDavid96Forward
Brayden EvanitskyGrundy Senators10UMcDavid6Forward
Joseph MurrayJersey Shore Wildcats10UMcDavid4Defense
William SoleauRoyals10UMcDavid27Goalie
Rachel WhitehairDelaware Ducks10UMcDavid22Wing
Reese CarelsHollydell Hurricanes10UMcDavid64Center
Zack FaganValley Forge Colonials11UAA12Wing
Nicholas SauerHollydell Hurricanes11UAA21Forward
Noah HenriquesMercer Chiefs12UAA7Forward
Lyndon NoblitFrederick Freeze12ULemieux33Goalie
Joey FalboValley Forge Colonials12UMcDavid11Forward
Bella CocoHollydell Hurricanes12UMcDavid17Forward
Bella CocoHollydell Hurricanes12UMcDavid17Forward
Nick VenancioDelaware Ducks12UMcDavid15Forward
Colton BeanTeam Philadelphia12UMcDavid67Forward
Michael PeytonValley Forge Colonials14ULemieux9Forward
Gavin MillerGrundy Senators14ULemieux77Defense
Cullen EdwardsGrundy Senators14ULemieux4Defense
Vasili StefanouIgloo Jaguars14ULemieux26Wing
Ian GroshansPAL Silver Knights14ULemieux37Defense
John GillinHaverford Hawks14UGretzky40Goalie
Brayden GriffingFrederick Freeze14UMcDavid22Forward
Charlie HuberTI North Stars14UMcDavid99Defense
Brian FrenchWBS Jr Knights16UAA87Goalie
Brody PolacekWBS Jr Knights16UAA10Forward
Antonio FarinaWBS Jr Knights16UAA84Defense
Liam McquillanPalmyra Black Knights16UAA36Forward
Shane KellerTeam Philadelphia16ULemieux6Forward
Cristofer BuehlLehigh Valley Phantoms16ULemieux90Forward
Liam HuangDelaware Ducks8UBeginner36Forward