Thursday, April 14, 2016

Lockport Express Name Becker Head Coach

The Lockport Express of the NA3HL are thrilled to announce the hiring of Brian Becker as Head Coach.  Frank Vecchio will continue in the role of General Manager and will focus on recruiting and building the Express program for the future.  
Becker played AAA hockey and Junior hockey in his hometown of Buffalo, NY.  He played on the SUNY-Fredonia NCAA Division III Team as a true Freshman. 
Since graduating, he went into coaching right away as an Assistant Coach on the Tier III Junior team as well as Video Coordinator.  He holds a double major in Business Management and American Politics.  He also volunteers with the Youth Hockey program in Hamburg, NY.  
Becker stated, “I am thrilled and honored to take the coaching reigns of such a professional organization.  Coach Vecchio and Coach Kasperek have laid the foundation in the first two years and I am excited to continue to build a winner in Lockport and help players attain their goals.”
Vecchio added, “Brian is a young man I have known for a number of years and respect not only his knowledge of the game but his recruiting ability, the ability to teach the game and most importantly, his high level of integrity and respect for the game.  I know Brian will do great things and together, we will continue to grow the Express program.”
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