Welcome to CHSCA Ice Hockey page

Ice Hockey Committee Contacts: 

Salvatore Follo III   CHSCA Ice Hockey Chairman    

Mac Budd              Darien High School

Greg Maxey           Trumbull High School

Dean Diamond       Housatonic Coop

You will find all important information regarding our great sport of hockey:

  • Hobey Baker 

  • All State

  • All Star Games

  • All State Banquet

CHSCA Ice Hockey Events:

  • Virtual Coaches & Captains Meeting: The CIAC Hockey Committee along with Referee’s Association sponsored a virtual Coaches and Captains meeting on Wednesday, November 17, 2021. The Referee’s went over the new rule changes, I reviewed some of the thing’s CHSCA will be doing and Ken Henrici-chairman and Joe Morrell (new tournament director) went over the tournament for this coming year. We thank everyone who was able to attend along with your captains for this virtual meeting.

  • All-Star Games: The CHSCA games and tryouts will be held at the Northford Ice Pavilion this year. The tryouts are on March 24th with the Junior tryouts at 6pm and the Senior tryouts will be at 7:25pm. The Connecticut games will be on March 27th with the Juniors playing at 1pm and the Senior game will be at 3pm. And from these games we will pick the best 20 players to play against Massachusetts teams on April 3rd with the Junior Select game at 1pm and the Senior game at 3pm. We will again pick an MVP for all games. There will be one fee for everything which will be $75. More information to follow. I am still looking for coaches for these games.

  • Coaching Changes: We have 3 coaching changes this season, Mark Mongillo will be the new head coach at Fairfield Warde/Ludlowe Coop, Colin O’Connor will be the new head coach at Hall and Bob Allan is the new head coach of the Southington Coop. I want to wish them good luck. Carl Larouche and Brian Cannon have retired. I want to say that Carl and Brian did an amazing job and are terrific coaches who will be missed. Good luck to both on their retirements.

  • Hobey Baker: We will be doing the Hobey Baker High School Character Award with more information to follow. 

  • CHSCA Hockey All State Dinner: The CHSCA Hockey All State Dinner will be on Sunday, April 10, 2022, at the Aqua Turf at 6:30pm. The awards given out will be Asst. Coach of the Year, MVP in all 3 divisions, Player of the Year, CHSCA Team of the Year and Inspiration Award. All ticket money will be paid online through the CHSCA web page. For you to vote and participate in the many things that our association does in hockey, you need to be a member of the association. The online application and payment can be found here: https://members.chsca.org/

  • Divisional Placement: Here is a list of programs that moved for divisional placement.  Div. 3-Rocky Hill Coop, EO Smith, Hall, Southington Coop and Conard. Moving to Div. 2 is Sheehan and Fairfield Ludlowe/Warde has opt out for this coming season. Also, Wilton will not field a team this year due to not enough numbers. They will be back next season. Hall will be a stand-alone program this year with Southington will coop with Coginchaug and Westbrook with Southington as the host school. There is a total of 55 teams.

  • CIAC Ice Hockey Committee: The CIAC Ice Hockey Committee from our organization will remain the same for this year. They are Sal Follo, Ex Officio member, Greg Maxey, Mac Budd, and Dean Diamond. We will continue to represent our ice hockey coaches. I will continue to let everyone know what is going on and ask for your input before the 4 members vote on any matter that comes before us. That is our responsibility of being members to represent you and our organization (CHSCA). If you have any questions, feel free to contact me. If I don’t have an answer for you, I will make sure to contact the CIAC and get the answer and pass it on to you.

  • Coaches Emails: I will continue to update e-mail addresses for coaches. If you have changed your e-mail address or want to add one, please let me know. Also, if you want an assistant coach added, please pass the information on to me.  


If you have any questions or concerns, you can contact me at smfollo@outlook.com  or by phone at 203-469-4651 and fax 203-684-8291. I will put out at least 3 newsletters this season.


Salvatore Follo III
Chairman – Ice Hockey