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Boys' Hockey Coaches

Mark Morris
Mark Morris, Head Coach Boy's Hockey

Mark, a former student-athlete at Northwood, held a fourteen-year tenure at Clarkson University,  won 306 games while losing 156 and tying 42 and was twice ECAC coach of the year. He returned to Northwood in 2004 as a coach, leading the team to Northwood's first 40-win season ever. In 2006, he was appointed head coach of the Manchester Monarchs in the AHL. There he posted a record of 339-223-67. After his time at Northwood from 2004-2006, he also coached with the Florida Panthers, Charlotte Checkers, and Saint Lawrence University.

Stephen Mallaro
Stephen Mallaro, Assistant Coach Boys' Prep Hockey

Stephen is a 2006 graduate of Northwood School. He was the team captain on the first team to reach 40 wins under current coach Mark Morris. Stephen has had an extensive coaching career following a successful collegiate career at Oswego State University and minor pro career. He began coaching at Manhattanville College, earning a master’s degree in Sport Business Management. He then joined the College at Brockport for two seasons before being hired at King’s College as the first head coach in program history. Most recently, Stephen was the head coach at the Albany Academy Prep School.

Jeff Miller
Jeff Miller, Director of Financial Aid; Math Department; Coach Boys' Varsity Hockey

Born and raised in the Boston area, Jeff attended Reading Memorial High School before embarking on a post graduate year at Phillips Andover Academy.   Jeff went on to attend Dartmouth College, where he was a four-year letterman and assistant captain of the ice hockey team. Jeff graduated in 1990 with a B.A. in History.

After playing professional hockey in Europe, Jeff pursued a career in finance where he worked for JPMorgan, FBR Capital Markets, and Guggenheim Partners.  Jeff also coached hockey as the assistant coach for Reading High School and as a head coach in the New England Fall Prep School League. Jeff joined the Northwood School's faculty in 2018 and assumed the Director of Financial Aid responsibilities in 2020. In addition to his work in the admission office, Mr. Miller is a teacher in the Math Department and coaches the Boys' Prep Hockey team

Justin Felhaber
Justin Felhaber, Assistant Coach Boys' Varsity Hockey, English Faculty

Justin is a  proud Northwood alum (Class of 2014) from Pembroke, Ontario and will be teaching English and coaching hockey.  After playing junior hockey for three years with the Pembroke Lumber Kings in the CCHL, he attended Hamilton College in Clinton, NY (Class of 2021).  Justin received a B.A. in English Literature and served as a captain of the Men's Hockey Team during his time at Hamilton. Away from the classroom and the rink, he spends his free time playing guitar, golfing, and hiking with friends.  

Jeffrey Nemec
Jeffrey Nemec, Humanities/Social Science Faculty, Coach Boys' High School Hockey

Jeff teaches history and serves as the 12th grade class dean. He graduated with a BA from Connecticut College and a MS from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Jeff lives on campus with his wife Kelsey and dog Seymour. He enjoys all things Adirondacks and is an avid hockey fan. 

Trent Durocher
Trent Durocher, Coach Boys' High School Hockey

Durocher joins Northwood as an assistant hockey coach, strength and conditioning coach, and oversight of the fitness center. He has a long hockey career spanning from Junior “A”, collegiate, and playing professionally. Durocher attended SUNY Oswego where he majored in health and wellness management and minored in coaching. In his free time, Durocher enjoys golfing, spending time with family and friends, and experiencing all the ADKs has to offer.

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