Farmington Valley, Connecticut

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After finishing his hockey career at AIC, Eric set out to develop skills and instill the same passion for hockey in the next generation of players. 

Coach Lang has been working with college athletes for 10 years; and before he became the current head coach of his alma mater, Division I AIC, he was head coach of the men's and women's teams at Manhattanville and assistant coach at West Point. 

***Atlantic Hockey Conference 2019 Coach of the year award***

*** 2019 Atlantic Hockey Champions***

Eric is a father of 4 kids (2 hockey players) and lives in Avon CT with his wife Christine


Mike is in his 5th season as assistant coach at Division I AIC.  Before AIC, Mike played collegiate hockey at Division III Adrian College and served as a 2-year captain of the team.  After college, Mike played professional hockey in the CHL, ECHL and SPHL.

As a native of Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, Mike has a lifetime of hockey experience and a passion for developing skills in youth hockey players.


Stephen is a native of upstate New York.  In addition to an impressive career of his own, playing college hockey and professional hockey in the SPHL, Stephen has been working with youth hockey players for years. 

While focusing heavily on proper skating techniques and smooth stick stills, Stephen is constantly preparing young hockey players for the next step in the development process.

Stephen is in his 4th season as assistant coach at Division I AIC - and focuses most of his time on skills development for the team. 


Jim Walsh grew up near Boston and began playing hockey at the age of 5.  Since finishing his playing career as the captain of St. Michael's College (VT) in 2002, he has lived in CT and been coaching youth sports; including U8, U10 and U12 teams with Avon Hockey and the Northern Lights Girls Hockey program. 

Jim is a father of 3 (2 hockey players) and lives in Avon with his wife Shelly.