MedStar Capitals Iceplex is proud to introduce two new Hockey Coaches, Jay Williams and Kyle Sennott!
Jay Williams is from McLean, Virginia, and played for multiple organizations in the area before he played at The Hotchkiss School. Williams was selected in both the USHL Futures Draft, 3rd overall, and the OHL Draft, 70th overall. Jay has attended USA Hockey’s National Player Development camp at 14U, 15U, 16U, and 17U, and has represented the USA at the 17U 5 Nations Cup and 18U Ivan Hlinka Memorial Tournament (Silver medalist).
Williams attended and played for Miami University (Ohio), NCAA Div. 1., where he would garner many prestigious accolades including: 2012-13 CCHA Champions, 2014-15 NCHC Champions, a nomination for the Hobey Baker Memorial Award (Top player in college hockey), and a nomination for Mike Richter award (top goaltender in college hockey).
Jay has attended NHL and AHL Training Camps with the Washington Capitals and Toronto Marlies, respectively, and played professionally in the ECHL.
He will join both Capitals Hockey Academy and RHL teams during practices to work with the goalies within the programs.
Coming from Illinois, Kyle has played for multiple organizations in the Chicago area, including the Naperville Sabres, Neuqua Wildcats, and the Chicago Mission which is widely regarded as the top Tier 1 organization in the country.
After finishing his youth hockey career, Kyle played collegiate hockey at Southern Illinois University (ACHA).
Kyle has spent four seasons in coaching teams with both the Wilmette Braves (AHAI) and with New Trier High School (Scholastic Hockey Leauge). Kyle attributes his success as a Power Skating coach to many of his coaches but most notably of the coaches is Chicago Blackhawks’ skating coach Brian Keane.
Kyle will be coaching the 14U-Red Capitals Hockey Academy travel team, breakdown team game video for Capitals Hockey Academy teams, and join both Capitals Hockey Academy and RHL teams during practices to teach Power Skating.
He will also be available on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 6:00am-8:15am for Small Group Power Skating lessons which you can sign up for here. If you would also like to have Kyle breakdown and review individual video with your player of their gameplay, you can reach out to him to set this up (firstname.lastname@example.org).