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Capitals Academy Travel Team


Capitals Hockey Academy is pleased to announce our Head Coaches for the 2022-2023 travel hockey season. (Assistant coaches will also be named to their respective teams at a later date.)

Please see the pdf to view specific coaches bio’s:

  • 10U Red – Ben Kwon
  • 10U White – Jamie Allard
  • 10U Blue – Kelly Townsend
  • 12U Red – Ben Kwon
  • 11U Red – Ben Allen
  • 12U White – Jeff Chistolini
  • 12U Blue – Mike Deutsch
  • 14U Red – Isaac Snyder
  • 13U Red – Henry White
  • 14U White – Jeff Moore
  • 14U Blue – Andrew Nash
  • 16U Red – Brad Surdam
  • 16U White – Kyle Sennott
  • 16U Blue – Ron Ainey (Asst. Coach is Paul Mulvey)
  • 18U Red – Bill Wiggins

Jersey numbers are posted in the document below. This has been updated and reposted as of 5/26, 1:30pm.

Numbers also now appear on your daysmart roster when you are logged in. If you notice a discrepancy, please EMAIL MEGHAN at

There is one page per age division and players are listed alphabetically for each team.

CHA 22-23

The Capitals Hockey Academy travel teams are for the players that are looking for a competitive travel experience for the 2022-2023 season. 

Capitals Hockey Academy travel teams will be heavily focused on skill development and raising the competition level of our youth players. Our primary goal is to build better hockey players in a positive environment that follows the guidelines of USA Hockey and the American Development Model. 

Capitals Hockey Academy will field teams at the 8U, 10U, 12U, 14U, 16U, and 18U levels for the 2022-2023 season. These teams will provide an opportunity for players to have a travel experience that is based out of MedStar Capitals Iceplex. As a USA Hockey model association, we will be following the ADM guidelines for player development at each age classification.


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Our Capitals Hockey Academy Travel Team (CHA) provides a tier II travel based experience for 8U, 10U, 12U, 12U, 14U, 16U, and 18U.

CHA Parent Presentation

Congratulations to the CHA 16U White Team!

CBHL 16U UA Champions for the 2020-2021 Season 

WHO we are

We are the Capitals Hockey Academy Travel Team (CHA). CHA is a Tier II travel hockey club founded upon the principles of hard work, discipline, and fun!  

WHAT do we stand for?

Our program is rooted in the principles of USA Hockey’s American Development Model and takes great pride in the growth of our youth players both on and off the ice. 

WHERE we play?

The Capitals Hockey Academy program is located in the MedStar Capitals Iceplex, home of the Washington Capitals, in Arlington Virginia.

WHEN did the program begin?

The Capitals Hockey Academy travel program celebrated its inaugural season in 2012-2013.


Because we believe in the development and enjoyment of becoming a life long hockey player. We believe that lessons learned from competition and learning good sportsmanship are valuable life lessons both on and off the ice.