Here are your Atlantic Hockey Federation Players of the Week and Peak Performer ending October 1st, 2023. 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. You can now commemorate their achievements with customizable Player of the Week merchandise available in the league store.

9U AA Division: Nominating Coach: Peter Nawrocki

  • Team: NY Arrows
  • Player’s Name: Luka Tehomilic
  • Jersey Number: 79
  • Position: Left Wing
  • Quote: “Luka is the ultimate team player. His dogged determination led to him scoring the game tying and game winning goal on the same shift in the 3rd period. His 3 points helped lead the team to a comeback victory.”

10U AA Division: Nominating Coach: Bryan Roth

  • Team: Team Philadelphia
  • Player’s Name: Kellen Zeager
  • Jersey Number: 90
  • Position: Center
  • Quote: “Kellen really heated up this weekend contributing 2 goals and 3 assists to help his team to 2 victories against a tough opponent. Kellen had the motor going and the effort paid off big time for him and his team.”

10U Lemieux Division: Nominating Coach: Jason Glenn

  • Team: Lehigh Valley Phantoms Youth U10A1
  • Player’s Name: Matthew Supp
  • Jersey Number: 43
  • Position: Defense
  • Quote: “Matty had a great game on Saturday scoring 2 and assisting on a 3rd. Sunday he played strong defense in a loss. Matty is one of the hardest workers and a great kid to be around.”

10U Gretzky Division: Nominating Coach: Harris Dainoff

  • Team: Wissahickon Warriors Red
  • Player’s Name: Jack Knowles
  • Jersey Number: 97
  • Position: Forward
  • Quote: “Jack was a monster on the ice all weekend, not only scoring 6 goals but displaying his speed and strength and passing well to his teammates, particularly in a very well played game against a very strong opponent against Hollydell on Sunday.”

10U McDavid Division: Nominating Coach: Ryan Jones

  • Team: Valley Forge Colonials
  • Player’s Name: Jake Weis
  • Jersey Number: 68
  • Position: Forward
  • Quote: “Jake played a full 200’ game. He fought hard to get his two goals but his play in our own zone was the difference maker. He fought hard to get back in the defensive zone and disrupt play in our own end.”

11U AA Division: Nominating Coach: Tom Fagan

  • Team: Valley Forge Colonials
  • Player’s Name: Cooper Neilds
  • Jersey Number: 35
  • Position: Forward
  • Quote: “Cooper played 2 strong games this weekend contributing 1 goal and 2 assists to help his team.”

12U AA Division: Nominating Coach: Joe Pelle

  • Team: Hollydell Hurricanes
  • Player’s Name: Daniel Kane
  • Jersey Number: 16
  • Position: Center
  • Quote: “Daniel is a hardworking player and dug deep this weekend to help his team go 3-0 this weekend.”

12U Lemieux Division: Nominating Coach: Derek Wade

  • Team: Jr. Black Bears
  • Player’s Name: Oscar Haines
  • Jersey Number: 84
  • Position: Goalie
  • Quote: “This kid makes so many saves every week and is overlooked by the losses.”

12U Gretzky Division: Nominating Coach: Collin Stough

  • Team: York Devils
  • Player’s Name: Trey Delmonte
  • Jersey Number: 26
  • Position: Forward
  • Quote: “Trey helped secure a big OT win. He not only scored the game winner in OT but also scored the tying goal to push the game into OT.”

12U McDavid Division: Nominating Coach: Mike Delfin

  • Team: Grundy Senators Delfin
  • Player’s Name: Cooper Waldman
  • Jersey Number: 44
  • Position: Forward
  • Quote: “Cooper had 2g and 2a in 2 big wins this weekend. Cooper has been a consistent and reliable contributor since the first game this year and continues to lead the team in scoring with a perfect balance goals and assists! Cooper is always working on his game and it has really shown this season as he has broken out as leader on the scoresheet and in the locker room!”

13U AA Division: Nominating Coach: Mark Krull

  • Team: Palmyra Black Knights
  • Player’s Name: Noah Rome
  • Jersey Number: 17
  • Position: Defense
  • Quote: “Noah jumped up and played Forward this weekend. Typically a strong Defensemen, his work in the offensive zone ignited our offense and contributed 3 Assists. His strong skating and willingness to be a good teammate to help our team was awesome. Great job Noah!”

14U AA Division: Nominating Coach: Dan Donegan

  • Team: Haverford Hawks
  • Player’s Name: Brendan Becker
  • Jersey Number: 68
  • Position: Right Wing
  • Quote: “Brendan is a physical forward with a big shot that plays with a ton of energy. He lead the offense this weekend with 2 goals and an assist.”

14U Lemieux Division: Nominating Coach: Jason Miller

  • Team: Grundy Senators Miller
  • Player’s Name: Kevin Ringenary
  • Jersey Number: 48
  • Position: Left Wing
  • Quote: “Kevin is a player who not only scores goals, but consistently does the little things that helps his team win. Whether it’s sacrificing his body to block a shot, skating hard to back check, or taking a hit to make a play, his team can always count on him in any situation!”

14U Gretzky Division: Nominating Coach: Shawn Grant

  • Team: MYHA 14U UA Blue
  • Player’s Name: Andrew Lam
  • Jersey Number: 65
  • Position: Forward
  • Quote: “Andrew had a strong game with a goal and an assist in our 7-1 this weekend against TI Selects. It utilized his speed and was making smart decisions with the puck all game.”

15U AA Division: Nominating Coach: Chris Sharamatew

  • Team: Philadelphia Blazers
  • Player’s Name: Matt Fritz
  • Jersey Number: 72
  • Position: Defense
  • Quote: “Matt, kept up his great play for the team this weekend with an assist on our first goal and scoring the 6th and final goal this Saturday along with some really strong defensive play to help the team and our goalie to a shutout.”

16U AA Division: Nominating Coach: Keith Nixon

  • Team: NJ Bandits 16AA
  • Player’s Name: Joey Capizzano
  • Jersey Number: 21
  • Position: Center
  • Quote: “Joey is a hardworking player and great teammate. His teammates honored him with a “C” this season. He led us to two wins this weekend with 5 goals and 2 assists.”

16U Lemieux Division: Nominating Coach: Dylan DellaVecchio

  • Team: Grundy Senators
  • Player’s Name: Klim Belko
  • Jersey Number: 65
  • Position: Center
  • Quote: “Klim tallied hat tricks in three consecutive games this weekend(2 GWG), while also being relentless on the back check and leading his team to a 3-1 weekend.”

16U Gretzky Division: Nominating Coach: Mark Macera

  • Team: Frederick Freeze
  • Player’s Name: Mason Macera
  • Jersey Number: 66
  • Position: Center
  • Quote: “66 once again carried our offense and scored the game winner when we needed it and despite being injured played game 3 and 4. He will most likely miss multiple weeks of play due to his injury and didn’t want to let his team down. I believe he leads his division in points per game due to his consistent play throughout the season.”

18U AA Division: Nominating Coach: Robert Thomas

  • Team: Delaware Ducks
  • Player’s Name: Alex Denny
  • Jersey Number: 1
  • Position: Goalie
  • Quote: “Alex’s effort helped our young team stay competitive from start to finish.”

18U A Division: Nominating Coach: Frank Blust

  • Team: Wissahickon Warriors
  • Player’s Name: Ian McAteer
  • Jersey Number: 31
  • Position: Goalie
  • Quote: “Ian had a huge weekend for us, with 2 starts, 2 shutouts, and 2 big wins…helping us to a 3-1 showcase weekend.”

8U AAA Division: Nominating Coach: Mike Green

  • Team: LI Riptide
  • Player’s Name: Michael Green
  • Jersey Number: 46
  • Position: Center
  • Quote: “Michael and his line mates were a huge part of the team’s 3-0 weekend. They battled and helped each other on multiple plays as well as being there for their fellow teammates.”

8U Intermediate Division: Nominating Coach: Peter Crocker

  • Team: Royals Green
  • Player’s Name: Asher Crocker
  • Jersey Number: 5
  • Position: All
  • Quote: “Asher Crocker lead his team to 2 victories out of 3 games. His multiple assists were impressive to see as a true selfless player. As a first-year mite, I hope to see many more great plays to come! Great Job Royals.”

Honorable Mentions
All players nominated by a coach receive an Honorable Mention

All 7 PlayersLady Royals10UAll
Lorenzo MuratoreLong Island Rebels10UAA89Forward
Jaxson LewisLehigh Valley Phantoms10UAA14Forward
Callen HummerPalmyra Knights10ULemieux13Right Wing
Victor DemaioPhiladelphia Blazers10ULemieux3Center
Carter HuffHollydell Hurricanes10ULemieux79Goalie
Liam ZadonValley Forge Colonials10ULemieux79Left Wing
Joey SporRoyals10UGretzky11Goalie
Layne KellerYork Devils10UMcDavid11Wing
Jackson PlummerIgloo Jaguars10UMcDavid33Right Wing
Jameson GaffeyJersey Shore Wildcats10UMcDavid44Defense/Forward
Andrei LikhovWissahickon Warriors10UMcDavid63Forward
Jacob StretchRoyals10UMcDavid11Defense
Oliver GablerPalmyra Black Knights10UMcDavid20Defense
Jordan SchwartzNJ Bandits12UAA16Forward
Jacob JastrzabNJ Avalanche12UAA8Defense
Aiden AlbrightHollydell Hurricanes12UAA9Wing
Damian DimitrovTri City Eagles12ULemieux93Right Wing
Jacob PowellLehigh Valley Phantoms12ULemieux52Forward
Cameron RidgwayHollydell Hurricanes12ULemieux45Defense
Liam WagnerPalmyra Black Knights12ULemieux46Forward
COLIN CALLAHANValley Forge Colonials12UGretzky77Forward
Ryan MeehanTeam Philadelphia12UGretzky72Goalie
Ryan LeapHollydell Hurricanes12UMcDavid2Defense
Ryan LeapHollydell Hurricanes12UMcDavid2Defense
Ava MilachouskiNJ Bandits12UMcDavid57Forward
Devlin ReganRoyals12UMcDavid8Goalie
Lucas BudajiValley Forge Colonials12UMcDavid71Forward
Colton DreyfusRoyals13UAA93Defense
Matthew DeFeoLong Island Rebels13UAA11Forward
Cayden PettyTri City Eagles13UAA23Center
Fabian GAONJ Rockets14UAA41Defense
Logan KircherPAL Silver Knights14ULemieux#2Defense
Aiden ParkNJ Avalanche14ULemieux87Center
Gino ScalaValley Forge Colonials14ULemieux13Forward
Joseph LucarielloMercer Chiefs14ULemieux2Center
Alexander LabeNJ Avalanche14UGretzky42Center
Shane FloritNJ Kings15UAA50Goalie
Aidan BobstTeam Philadelphia16UAA88Defense
Marshall KeninitzTri City Eagles16UAA98Goalie
Ethan FennerWBS Knights16UAA#39Forward
Max PeppersTri City Eagles16ULemieux41Wing
Braden BishopLehigh Valley Phantoms16ULemieux21Center
RJ GalassoTomorrow’s Ice North Stars16ULemieux61Left Wing
Kyler WatsonHollydell Hurricanes16ULemieux39Offense
John GibbsSOMD Sabres16ULemieux27Goalie
Chris KennedyTeam Philadelphia16ULemieux5Defense
Patrick O’SheaDix Hills Hawks16UGretzky9Goalie
Bennett HaasSTJ Gold16UGretzky25Forward
Connor SweeneyTri City Eagles16UGretzky55Defense
Dalton KunklePalmyra Black Knights16UGretzky41Defense
Lawrence ProuxFrederick Freeze16UGretzky95Wing
Alex SonvicoSkylands Kings18UA61Forward
James BissettLI Monarchs8UAAA14Left Wing
Milo WartownikLI Riptide8UAAA97Right Wing
Everett ArmaganJersey Shore Americans8UAAA28Forward
Logan UsenskiLong Island Arrows8U13Defense