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SQUIRT AAA

Kevin Herbert

HEAD COACH 

Kevin returns for his fourth year of coaching with the North Shore Stars, this season overseeing our top Squirt team.  Coach Kevin played four seasons of hockey at Malden Catholic High School and has continued to play and coach since. He is a USA Hockey Level 4 certified coach.

Last season, he was Head Coach of the North Shore Stars Mite AAA team to a 1st place finish in the Mite North AAA White Division of Valley Hockey League.  The team finished the season with an impressive 18-3-2 record in the highest division within the Mite North league.  Coach Kevin also coached our top Squirt team last season, while also assisting with the North Shore All Star teams in the NEHL.  He has 5 years’ experience coaching at the youth level and is a Level 3 certified coach within USA Hockey. 

Kevin currently resides in Saugus with his family, including current Stars players, Connor and Nathan. He is also the current President of the Saugus/Lynnfield Youth Hockey Association.

 

SQUIRT AAA

Jim Diozzi

ASSOCIATE HEAD COACH

Jim returns for his third year of coaching with the North Shore Stars, this season with our top Squirt team.  Coach Jim played four seasons of hockey at Saugus High School, before playing at Western New England College.  Following his playing days, he assisted coaching the Boys Varsity Hockey team at Melrose High School.

Last season, he was an Assistant Coach with our Mite 2 team, which finished in 2nd place within the Mite North AAA Blue Division of Valley Hockey League.  The team started off at the AA level before a 10-0-1 start moved them up to the AAA level.  They also captured the championship in the 2020 Cape Cod Frozen Tundra Tournament, going undefeated while beating out several higher ranked teams in the process.   He also was an Assistant Coach for our top Squirt team. 

Jim currently resides in Saugus with his family, including current Stars players, Dalton, Gavin and Austen. 


SQUIRT AA

Stacey Pagos

HEAD COACH

Stacey returns for her third year of coaching with the North Shore Stars, this season overseeing our Squirt 2 team.  Coach Stacey played for the Woburn High School Boys Varsity hockey team, along with a select all-girls program while in high school.  She then went on to be a Captain and star Varsity Field Hockey player at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. 

Last season, she was an Associate Head Coach for our Mite 2 team, which finished in 2nd place within the Mite North AAA Blue Division of Valley Hockey League.  The team started off at the AA level before a 10-0-1 start moved them up to the AAA level.  They also captured the championship in the 2020 Cape Cod Frozen Tundra Tournament, going undefeated while beating out several higher ranked teams in the process.   

Stacey currently resides in Lynnfield with her family, including current Stars players, Tatum, Chase and Bryce. 

 

 

SQUIRT AA

Brian Trainor

ASSISTANT COACH

Brian returns for his third year of coaching with the North Shore Stars, this season as an Assistant Coach with our Squirt 2 team.  Coach Brian has played hockey from a young age, and continues now in local men's leagues. He has also coached in area programs.

Last season, he was an Assistant Coach for our Mite 2 team, which finished in 2nd place within the Mite North AAA Blue Division of Valley Hockey League.  The team started off at the AA level before a 10-0-1 start moved them up to the AAA level.  They also captured the championship in the 2020 Cape Cod Frozen Tundra Tournament, going undefeated while beating out several higher ranked teams in the process.   

Brian currently resides in Saugus with his family, including current Stars player, Brian.

 

SQUIRT AA

Greg Pavao

ASSISTANT COACH & GOALIE INSTRUCTOR

Greg returns for his third season of coaching with the North Shore Stars, this season with our Squirt 2 team.  Coach Greg is also our Head Goalie Coach.  He was a 4-year hockey player at Arlington High School before playing goalie for 4-years with Westfield State College club hockey team.    

Last season, he was an Assistant Coach for our Mite 2 team, which finished in 2nd place within the Mite North AAA Blue Division of Valley Hockey League.  The team started off at the AA level before a 10-0-1 start moved them up to the AAA level.  They also captured the championship in the 2020 Cape Cod Frozen Tundra Tournament, going undefeated while beating out several higher ranked teams in the process.  Coach Greg also was our lead goalie coach, helping to develop several of our young goalies.

Greg currently resides in Lynnfield with his family, including current Stars player, Grady.  He is President of Mini-Moves & More in Arlington. 


SQUIRT A

Erik Adams

HEAD COACH

Erik returns for his third season of coaching with the North Shore Stars, this season as Head Coach of our Squirt 3 team, and Assistant Coach of our Mite 1 team.  Coach Erik was a 4-year hockey player at Andover High School before playing intramural hockey at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.  

Last season, he was Associate Head Coach of the North Shore Stars Mite A team and helped lead them to a 3rd place finish in the North AA Red Division of the Valley Hockey League.  The team started the season at the A level before a 10-0-1 start moved them up to the AA level.  Overall, the team started the season 16-2-1. 

Erik currently resides in Lynnfield with his family, including current Stars players, Olivia and Wes.