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CT Chiefs offering Tier I National Bound Beast Teams

By Beast Staff, 03/09/20, 2:45PM EDT


For the 2020-2021 Season, The Connecticut Chiefs as proud members of the Connecticut Hockey Conference (CHC) will be fielding U18, U16, & U15 Tier I National Bound teams that will play in the prestigious National Division of the Beast League.

The CT Chiefs Staff has had a tremendous amount of success with Split Season Midget National Bound teams. From 2014-2018 CT Chiefs President Brandon Johnson and Coaching Director Ike Corriveau led the Mid Fairfield Midget Program to 3 USA Hockey National appearances and won the U18 2017 USA Hockey National Championship.  “Brandon and I are very proud what we accomplished at Mid Fairfield by ending their 12-year National Championship drought. When we had the opportunity for our own program to be National Bound, so we started the two-year process now are ready and excited for the 20-21 Season.” remarked CT Chiefs Coaching Director Ike Corriveau.

The CT Chiefs Split Season National Bound Program will deliver an exceedingly competitive schedule in the Beast Series National Division. “As a Beast owner, we built a fantastic league to ensure maximum exposure for our players and to help teams go to USA Hockey Nationals. I am proud to have the CT Chiefs now participating in the National Division.” said Chiefs President Brandon Johnson.  The Connecticut Chiefs extensive contacts throughout NCAA and Junior will prove invaluable to each player focused on advancing to NCAA.

Split Season Director Ryan Wood will be responsible for the U18 National, U16 National, & U15 National Bound teams that will be playing in the Beast Series National Division. Ryan who has spent the past 6 season’s coaching Junior A Tier 2 in Canada, He will be coaching the U18/U15 National teams. Former NHLer and 1st Round Draft Pick Yvon “Ike” Corriveau will the U16 Head Coach and U18 Associate Head Coach.

The Beast Series has seen over 225 players make their NCAA Commitments, with over 95% of these players advancing to Division I colleges and universities since its formation in 2017.