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Lumberjacks Secure Veteran Head Coach for the EHL Elite Team

By Webmaster, 03/19/15, 8:00PM EDT


The Vermont Lumberjacks are proud to announce Jim Mosso as the Head Coach of the EHL Elite team...

The Vermont Lumberjacks are proud to announce Jim Mosso as the Head Coach of the EHL Elite team.

Coach Mosso will also have the roles of being an Assistant Coach of the EHL Premier team as well as the entire organization's Strength and Conditioning Coach. As a result of his success of playing NCAA College Hockey, he has a very in depth knowledge on all facets of the game and is looking to enhance the development of players within the organization.

Jim states "Of course I feel it is important to always try to win, but my number one priority is to try to give the players the tools to advance their careers and get as many players into college hockey as possible."

After a long career playing Juniors, Jim Mosso was recruited to play college hockey for the Falcons at Fitchburg State University in 2009.  His accomplishments include 5 championships over his 7 year stint of playing at the Junior/College level.  During his career, he won a National Championship in Juniors and then went on to win an NCAA Division III MASCAC Championship.

During his time at Fitchburg State University, Jim graduated with a Bachelor’s in Exercise and Sport Science and went on to obtain his CSCS (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist). While finishing up his classes, he started his coaching career as the Head Coach at the High School level for two seasons.  He then went on to coach in the U18 Midget Tier 1 Elite Team which won Districts and made it to the national tounament before moving to the MJHL team with the Jr Flyers. 

This past season, Coach Mosso led the Hartford Jr Wolfpack's MJHL team to a record of 30-11-0-3 and a playoff run all the way to the Final Four.   

"I have watched Jimmy over the past 5 seasons progress as a coach and a young man.  I am very impressed with Jimmy's dedication and the tireless effort he gives to his players and his coaching profession.  Coach Doc is very much looking forward to having Jimmy involved with the organization.  We are very fortunate to get a coach like Coach Mosso," commented Stephen Lary, Owner of the Lumberjacks.

Jim is excited to begin a new chapter in his coaching career with the Vermont Lumberjacks. Coach Mosso is determined to move players on to the next level and is really looking forward to adding to the success of the Vermont Lumberjacks Organization.