Boston Rockets Are Launched!



January 4, 2021 - The Boston Rockets announced the formation of the Boston Rockets, a new club focused exclusively on helping younger boys and girls players ages 6-13 develop while at the same time assisting parents with the information and resources required to navigate the confusing landscape of Youth Hockey.

The Junior Rockets will be offering Boys and Girls teams at various age levels starting with their 13U Pre-Academy teams.

The also announced the hiring of Steve Kauffman as their Youth Director and 13U Pre-Academy head coach.  Steve has extensive experience in youth hockey with over 20 years of experience. For the last 10 years, Steve has been General Manager of the Rhode Island Hitmen Hockey Club as well as been a staple as head coach of the 14U team where in 2 of those years he led them to the 14U Nationals. Steve has a strong track record of moving players on to Midget, Prep, Junior, College, and Pro Hockey.

In addition to coaching, Steve is an accomplished administrator. He currently serves as a league executive with both the Premier Hockey League of New England and the Eastern Junior Elite Prospects League.

In his role as Youth Director, Steve will assist CEO Dennis Franczak on the administration of the Youth teams.  There is an open vacancy soon to be filled for the Girls Director position.

“Our goal with the Boston Rockets is be the most progressive youth hockey club in New England. Our goal is to develop the next generation of Tier 1 Midget, High School, Prep School and Academy players and we will apply the same process and resources that we applied to the Boston Rockets and Boston Hockey Academy which has proven extremely successful,” commented Club Owner, Dennis Franczak.

The Boston Rockets are a USA Hockey Sanctioned Hockey Club headquartered in Winchester, MA offering Pre-Academy and Youth Teams for players 6-13 years old. Their mission is to provide young players the development necessary for them to advance to Tier 1 Midget, High School, Prep School, or Academy Hockey.