Scott Barchard - Owner and Lead Instructor

Scott Barchard recently finished his third season as assistant coach at The Brooks School in North Andover, MA. Barchard was a captain of the Tufts men's varsity ice hockey team for three years. While at Tufts in 2009-10, he was named American Hockey Coaches Association Second Team All-American and NESCAC Men's Ice Hockey All-Conference First Team. Barchard holds the Tufts single-game saves record with 63 saves vs. St. Anselm College and the single-season save-percentage record with a .939 save percentage. He also is the career save leader with 2,781 saves. After his playing days Barchard joined Providence College Women’s Ice Hockey as a volunteer coach and held the same role at Tufts University. Scott has coached goalies at Princeton University, Wesleyan University and the Japanese National Team.

Chris Czarnota - Lead Instructor

Chris Czarnota is entering his second season as the head Coach of Rivier College Womens Ice Hockey team starting in 2021. Czarnota recently concluded his third season as an assistant coach with the Norwich University men's ice hockey program in 2019-20. During the 2019-20 season, he mentored the Sid Watson Award, Division III National Player of the Year winner Tom Aubrun '19, who went on to set five NCAA Division III goalie records. Aubrun repeated as the NEHC Goalie and Player of the Year and earned American Hockey Coaches Association (AHCA) First Team All-American honors. Aubrun carried a NCAA all-levels 572:31 consecutive shutout minutes streak (nine games) into the NCAA Tournament before it was cancelled.

Mike Morrison - Lead Instructor

Mike Morrison brings a large amount of coaching and playing experience to the Shield Goalie Academy. A product of Medford Youth Hockey, he went on to play at private school powerhouses St Sebastian’s and Phillips Exeter Academy. From there he went on to play at UMaine where he helped win a NCAA Division 1 National Championship his freshman year and National Runner-Up his senior year along with being named First Team All Hockey East. Mike was a draft pick of the Edmonton Oilers whom he played for in the NHL along with the Ottawa Senators and Arizona Coyotes. He finished his career playing in Austria and Sweden. Mike brings a unique and analytical approach to goaltending. He has worked with many coaches all over the country and world and therefore can adapt his teachings to your son or daughters style. In the past Mike has done TV work as a hockey analyst for NESN during and after HockeyEast and Bruins games. He currently has two boys that play hockey and one of them is a goalie as well.

Rei Halloran - Instructor

Rei Halloran enters her Senior year at Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT. As a junior Rei started every game for the Wesleyan team and ended the year with a 1.91 GAA and a .931 saves percent. Rei made 47 saves against eventual National Champion Middlebury College in a 1-0 over time loss for the Cardinals. Rei has been with Shield since the start as a student herself and now can be seen on ice helping grow the game.

Casen Janko - Instructor

Casen has been with Shield as student for many years and is now helping with on ice instruction. Casen started his Career at the Rivers schools where he led the team to a 2019 ISL Eberhart Championship runner up in 2019. Casen was then named ISL Eberhart Honorable Mention in 2020 a senior. Casen then made his way to the New Jersey Rockets in the NCDC where he committed to Suffolk University.

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