SAINT JOHN MAJOR MIDGET AAA VITO’S APPOINT ALEX CARTER TO COACHING STAFF
The Saint John Vito’s of the New Brunswick-Prince Edward Island Major Midget AAA Hockey League are pleased to announce that Alex Carter has joined the Team Staff as an Assistant Coach. Carter has been a rising star in New Brunswick elite minor hockey for several years and is expected to make a valuable contribution to the Vito’s highly experienced coaching group led by ex-NHLer Randy Jones. Not yet 30, Carter brings strong coaching and leadership experience to the Vito’s, including:
· Five seasons as the Head Coach of the KV Bantam AAA Kings, during which the team appeared in two New Brunswick Championship finals and one Atlantic Championship final, claiming the New Brunswick Championship in 2016
· Three seasons as an Assistant Coach of the KV Midget AAA Spartans, helping to lead the team to three consecutive New Brunswick Championship finals and a Provincial Championship win in 2012
· Experience in the Hockey New Brunswick Elite program, particularly as a member of the coaching staff that led the HNB U-15 team to the Atlantic Challenge Cup final in 2016
· Business experience, particularly in his career as a financial advisor with Sun Life
The Vito’s are extremely proud to announce Alex Carter as an Assistant Coach and are sincerely thankful for his past and future investment of wisdom and hard work for southern New Brunswick’s elite hockey players.
The Saint John Major Midget AAA Vito’s are southern New Brunswick’s premiere Midget-aged elite hockey players. In recent years, the Vito’s have enjoyed five consecutive appearances in the New Brunswick Championship final, two berths in the Atlantic Championship final and a silver medal in the national Telus Cup Championship. The Vito’s have a strong track record in player development and advancement, with Vito’s graduates earning prestigious placements on Hockey Canada national teams, early round QMJHL draft selections and other honours. The NB-PEI Major Midget Hockey League provides strong and stable competition and structure for the Vito’s, with perennially tough opponents in Bathurst, Charlottetown, Fredericton, Kensington and Moncton.