The  Jersey Shore Wildcats proud member of the NA3HL  are pleased to announce that Andrei Kapranov has joined the coaching staff for this season 2017-18.

Kapranov originally from  Khimki, RU has over a decade of coaching experience.  Andrei coached at various levels from youth to Junior hockey in Russia and most recently part of the National Russian Team coaching staff at the 2016 World U-17 Challenge in Sault St. Marie Ontario.

I had start my coaching career when I was only 20 years old, and I always wanted to look forward to new opportunities in hockey education . I was very successful with my teams in Russia, and I had Ideas to mix Russian and North American style and progressive programs . I want to teach American boys in juniors age and want to analyze their progress. Very glad to be a part of the international coaching staff of the wildcats!” Said Andrei Kapranov 

Andrei came very highly recommended to us and we are certainly happy to have him joining our coaching staff.  He is a very talented coach with a player 1st attitude that will bring a lot on the table for our player’s development. In combination with myself,  Head coach Paul MaClean and assistant coach Matt Campbell  and the rest of our staff,  I feel our leadership department is very well balanced with a solid structure. I can’t wait to get things going.” Said Eric Brule Director of Hockey Operations.