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Terrence Butts: Learn to Skate-Learn to Play, Girls & Mite Director for Terrier Red

Terrence Butt joined the Boston Junior Terriers in March of 2017 as the Director of Hockey Operation for Terrier Red.  A 1991 graduate of the Buckingham Browne & Nichols School, Terrence went on to play both hockey and baseball at Holy Cross College.  A four year letter-winner, he garnered Academic All-American honors in both sports during his season year.  He was also recently inducted into the Holy Cross Hall of Fame in 2018 for his accomplishments on the ice and on the diamond.  

After graduating from Holy Cross in 1995, Terrence put his Economics/Accounting degree to work at Ernst & Young LLP where he received accreditation as a Certified Public Accountant.  He then returned to Holy Cross as an assistant coach for both the hockey and baseball teams.  During his 6 year involvement with the hockey program at Holy Cross, teams he helped recruit and coach went on to capture 3 league championships and earn 2 NCAA national tournament bids.  He also attended graduate school at Clark University, earning a Master of Business Administration degree in May of 2004.  

After departing Holy Cross to work as an associate athletic director and head varsity hockey coach at BB&N in the prestigious Independent School League for 12 years.  Terrence is excited to focus his hockey efforts for the Terriers moving forward on the Mite, Girls and Introductory Terrier Programs.


Joe Trudeau: Learn to Skate-Learn to Play & Mite Director for Terrier White


Joe Trudeau is a long time Jr Terrier coach, mentor and advisor. He has been with us since 2007 at the mite level and has also coached many different teams up through the midget level. Overall 20 has coached at the mite level for over 20 years. Prior to working with the Terriers Joe was a local youth hockey VP/President/and coach for over six years. If you have ever seen one of Joes teams you get the assured feeling that he is the perfect man for the Job.

Joe takes added time to work closely with each individual player and helps them as they start their hockey careers. From added one on one attention, to the emphasis on having fun and being good teammates, creating a lively and engaged family/team envirnonment, there is no other coach in the area that is as dedicated to his players then Joe. We have been extremely lucky to have joe and are beyond excited to have him take more responsibility and lead the way in our learn to skate/play and mite areas.

Ted Doolin: Youth Hockey Director & Operations Manager for Terrier Red


Ted grew up playing youth hockey for St. Moritz of the old Metro League, the Jr. Bruins and Dorchester Youth Hockey. Ted played high school hockey for B.C. High and was part of the ‘96 Super 8 winning team. In ‘97, his Dorchester team won the USA Hockey national championship. Ted played junior hockey for the Bridgewater Bandits (EJHL) then went on to play college hockey for West Point. After college, Ted coached with O’Sullivan Hockey, Global Hockey, the Little Rangers and briefly assisted at Fontbonne Academy. Ted has been coaching at B.C. High since 2007, at the middle and high school levels. 


Ted has been with the Jr. Terriers since 2006, coaching skills and teams for both Terrier Red and White. Ted has worked with just about every age group from learn to skate/mites up to U18 for the Terriers. Ted has won multiple EHF titles and two (U14 Tier 1) state championships. He is also a current and long time skills instructor for PV hockey. Ted is the proud father of three children Lexi, Charlie and Gracie, including two Jr. Terriers - Lexi (U10 girls), and Charlie (2013 developmental team). Ted is originally from Dorchester, but now live in Braintree with his wife Elizabeth and their children. Ted currently teach English Language Arts at the Ohrenberger School in West Roxbury. He has been teaching in Boston Public Schools for 16 years .  


Craig Nigro: Youth Hockey Director & Operations Manager for Terrier White


A native of Weymouth, Craig played for Weymouth High from 1993-1996, and finished up his playing days at Bentley College.  Craig began coaching goalies during and after college, both with Joe Bertagna and independently at every level from mites through High School. Craig has been with the Boston Junior Terriers as both a bench coach and skills/goalie coach for 5 years and was previously with Weymouth Youth Hockey for 3 years.  Craig is the current head coach for the 2006 T1 team and also the current goalie coach for Archbishop Williams High School.  Craig will be handleing all player, parent, coaching concerns/ questions/ comments out of Bavis arena from squirt minor through midget split season teams.


Mike Hoffmann: Director of Player Development & Skills Operations for Terrier White


Mike Hoffman is Director of Player Development and Operations, Terrier White.  Hoffman brings an abundant amount of experience to the Terriers, professionally playing in the NHL, AHL and Europe over 10 seasons (2003-2012).  With a Master’s Degree in Sports Management along with his playing experience + coaching/developing thousands of youth players over the past 3 years, we are excited to have Mike on board.



Paul Vincent: Power Skating & Skills Development Consultant

Paul will serve the Terriers as an advisor in the area of skills development and power skating instruction.  He will act as a consultant to our coaches on a monthly basis and will develop the curriculum we will use for all of our Terrier teams throughout the season.  Paul is currently the skating coach of the Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League and has worked with NHL teams for over a decade in a similar capacity.  His stable of players that have played at the Division I and Professional levels is endless.  When he isn’t in Florida, Paul and his wife reside on Cape Cod.


Mike Grier: Assistant Coordinator of Player Development

Mike returns to the area after a 15-year NHL career, playing over 1,000 games with the Buffalo Sabres, Edmonton Oilers, San Jose Sharks, and Washington Capitals.  Mike and his wife have two children.