Patriots Hockey Mission Statement

The mission of Patriots Hockey is to provide a safe environment in which hockey players can develop throughout the spring. Through disciplined practice and healthy competition, we not only aim to encourage the physical development and skill acquisition necessary for the game of hockey, but also the dedication to team, motivation for improvement, and respect for others necessary to the game of life. We offer this program to all 2003 through 2007 players who want to play as a way to be healthy, be proud, and create winning relationships on and off of the ice.

That’s Patriots Hockey!

Our Coaches

Brett Beebe - brettabeebe@gmail.com

Brett played 8 years in the USHL, ECHL AA and with Oberliga Germany as well as 2009-13 with NCAA Western Michigan University. Brett is the owner of the Beebe Hockey Camp as well as the 2016/17 Head coach at the 16 AAA CA titans and Assistant Coach of the 18 AAA CA Titans

 

Shane McColgan

Shane McColgan is a former center for the Kelowna Rockets of the Western Hockey League. McColgan, the only U.S.-born player selected in the first round of the WHL's 2008 bantam draft, finished runner-up to Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (Red Deer Rebels) as the league's top rookie in 2009-10 after posting 25 goals and 69 points in 71 games. Prior to joining the Rockets, the Manhattan Beach, Calif., native played for the Los Angeles Junior Kings and produced 14 goals and 35 assists in 44 games. Shane also was part of winning a western hockey league championship in 2008-09 with the Rockets. As well as 2 memorial cup appearances. He was later traded to the Saskatoon blades in 12-13, then on to the Portland winterhawks in 13-14. This former draft pick of the New York Rangers will undoubtably impress family's of the patriots with his educating of the game and skill/skating development.

 

Jeff Bain

Jeff Bain grew up playing in the Jr. Kings organization. He played for 5 years with the 18AAA (2 years), 16AAA (2 years), and the 14AAs. He has 7 years experience coaching as either Head Coach or Assistant at all levels. He has been Assistant Coach for the 18AAA, 14AAA, 14AA, and 12AAAs while being Head Coach with the 12AA, 12A, and 10Bs

 

Ray Mencias

Ray was born and raised in Long Beach California and started playing hockey at Paramount at the age of 5. Ray actually learned speed skating a year or so before he put hockey skates on for the first time. Ray played for many youth hockey teams ranging from the Norwalk condors to the San Diego gulls and playing a few years with the LA Jr Kings both my Bantam AAA year as well as Midget AAA. Ray and teammate John Kemp won the Bantam AAA national championship in 2001-02 season playing for coaches James Gasseau and Igor Nikulin. After his Midget AAA season he moved on to play for the Kamloops Blazers of the Western Hockey League from 2003-07 where he made the Canadian Hockey Leagues all-rookie team in 2004 and in 2005 Ray also played in the Canadian Hockey leagues home hardware top prospects game in Vancouver. Ray led all WHL defensemen in scoring in the 2006-07 season and was drafted by Colorado Avalanche in the 4th round of the NHL Draft in 2005 where he played 4 years in the Colorado system. Primarily in the AHL for their affiliate at the time the Lake Erie Monsters. Ray was called up both in the 2009 season and 2011 season to play some games for the Avalanche. Ray finally made my way to Europe after his stint with Colorado playing in Germany and the UK. After retiring from hockey he came back home to go back to school for a degree in sports medicine. Ray is very excited for the opportunity and challenge that coaching brings and looks forward to passing along his knowledge of the game to the up and coming generation.

 

Tommy Tartaglione

Goalie Coach

A Torrance native and former Los Angeles Jr. Kings goaltender, Tommy Tartagloine coached within the program last season - his first with the club. From 2012-2014, he served as an assistant/video coach with the Alberta Junior Hockey League’s Calgary Canucks.

As a player, Tartagloine mind the nets for three seasons of Major Junior with the Western Hockey League’s Prince George Cougars, Regina Pats and Vancouver Giants. He also played a season each with the British Columbia Hockey League’s Surrey Eagles and Pacific International Junior Hockey League’s Delta Ice Hawks.

A graduate of Calgary’s SAIT Polytechnic, Tartagloine was recognized as the Trojans’ Freshman of the Year in 2010 and was also named Surrey’s MVP and Fan Favorite in 2009 and Regina’s Fan Favorite in 2007.

 

Darren Yount

Goalie Coach

Coach Darren was born and raised in sunny Southern California playing for various SCAHA clubs growing up. He has graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology with an emphasis in Sport Psychology and Leadership. Since then, he has been coaching goalies in Southern California for 5 years. He brings a passion for coaching the goaltending position that emphasizes the developing of the fundamentals and building a solid foundation, then focusing on their application to in game situations.
He specializes in movement efficiency and Head Trajectory.

 

Gaspar Kopitar

Former Jr. King Gašper Kopitar (born 13 August 1992), is a Slovenian former professional ice hockey player who last played with the Manchester Monarchs of the ECHL. He is the younger brother of Anže Kopitar, who currently plays for the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League.

Kopitar was born in Jesenice, to Matjaž and Mateja Kopitar. In his youth, Kopitar played for the youth team of his hometown, HK Acroni Jesenice. In 2008, he moved to USA and played the rest of his junior years there. On 25 April 2012, he began his senior career, when he signed a contract in Europe with Swedish club Mora IK of the Hockey Allsvenskan. In December 2013 he contracted with the Ontario Reign of the ECHL. Kopitar scored his first goal with the Reign on 5 January 2014 against the San Francisco Bulls, winning the game 3-2 in overtime.

On 1 October 2014, Kopitar agreed to return to the Reign in signing a standard player contract for the 2014–15 season.

On 28 July 2015, Kopitar remained within the Los Angeles Kings ECHL affiliation, signing a one-year contract with the Manchester Monarchs.

Kopitar remained within the Kings ECHL affilates' through parts of six seasons. Suffering from prolonged injury, which ruled him out of the entire 2017–18 season, Kopitar returned to play in 7 games in the following 2018–19 season before opting to end his professional career and announce his immediate retirement on December 5, 2018.

 

Joe Consolazio

Entering his 18th year of coaching, Joe Consolazio, who joined the Los Angeles Jr. Kings when the program merged with LA Hockey Club, has a lifetime of playing and coaching experience, both as a youth and adult.

Consolazio has mentored all age groups from Mite to High School, B to AA. He’s served as a head coach or assistant on three Southern California Amateur Hockey Association championship and two California Amateur Hockey Association state championship teams with both the Jr. Kings and LA Hockey Club.

 

Brennan Fobel

Brennan Fobel is originally from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. As a multiple sport athlete, he played Junior A hockey in Canada prior to attending the University of Saskatchewan, where he was a standout receiver for the school's football team and won two National Championships.

After earning his BA, he moved to Southern California where he added a Master's Degree from California State University at Long Beach. Following his studies Brennan founded, owned and operated a very successful fitness studio in Huntington Beach which he sold in 2015. Since then he has been coaching Junior A hockey for the Long Beach Bombers where he helped guide them to 3 consecutive division titles and 3 consecutive berths in the National Championships.