JAMIE HILL AND KYLE SMITH TO COACH 2011 AND 2012 PHILADELPHIA FLYERS ELITE TEAMS
Former teammates at University of New Hampshire and program alums to lead teams
The Flyers Elite Youth Hockey Club is excited to announced that Jamie Hill and Kyle Smith will both coach the 2011 and 2012 birth year teams for the club in the 2021-22 season.
Jamie Hill, currently the Flyers Elite Assistant Hockey Director, played professional in the German Pro League before beginning his coaching career with the Elmira Jr. Enforcers last season. Kyle Smith played professionally with the Manchester Monarchs and Kalamazoo Wings.
Both Hill and Smith played together at the University of New Hampshire for three seasons under legendary coach Dick Umile. Before that, Hill and Smith also played their youth careers in the Philadelphia Flyers Elite program (under the previous organization name Team Comcast).
“I’m looking forward to working with our youngest age groups at Philadelphia Flyers Elite during their most critical time for the athletic development and instilling a true passion for the game,” said Coach Hill. “I take a very positive approach to teaching, being firm but fair while creating a positive environment for development.”
“We are extremely fortunate to have two coaches with great playing resumes working with our youngest age levels,” said Flyers Elite Hockey Director Chad Dlugolecki. “Jamie and Kyle will bring passion and love of the game to the future of our program”.
Tryouts for the 2021-22 Flyers Elite organization will be posted soon, along with full information about the 2021-22 coaching staff. For more information about the club, visit FlyersElite.com and fill out a player interest form.