Wildcats Hockey


Former Wildcats Hockey Coaching Staff


Coach Nick Boorman

Head Coach (Fall 2010 - Spring 2018)

Coach Nick Boorman lives and breathes Wildcats Hockey. In 2010 he became head coach of the Wildcats High School Hockey Team- Suffield-Granby-Windsor Locks.

The team has consistently played at a high level during Coach Nick Boorman’s tenure.  The team has made the state tournament for 5 straight seasons.  In the 2014-2015 season the Wildcats won the Division II State Championship and Sportsmanship Award.  The Wildcats won the last ever Northern Hockey Conference Championship in 2012, and the first ever Nutmeg Hockey Conference Championship in 2015.

Coach is most proud of how all players learn life lessons through hockey to become positive and productive members of society.  Wildcats Hockey Players regularly excel in school and conduct themselves with class and integrity.

Coach Nick Boorman was named Connecticut High School Hockey Coach of the Year and Sportsmanship Coaches Award for the 2014-2015 season.  He was selected to coach the Connecticut High School Junior All-Star Game in 2012 and the Connecticut High School Senior All-Star Game 2013 and 2014. He attributes these awards to his players’ hard work and dedicated coaching staff.

Prior to coaching the Suffield-Granby-Windsor Locks Wildcats, Nick Boorman was the defensive coordinator for the Amherst High School Varsity Hockey Team.  He coached a Northern High School All-Star team in 2008-2009.  He played 4 years at Springfield College, captain his senior year and NECHA All-Star his junior season. Coach Nick Boorman went to Newington High School where the was the captain of the hockey, soccer, and lacrosse teams.

He lives with his wife, Monica, in Newington.


Coach Peter Boorman

Goalie Coach and Defensive Coordinator- Penalty Kill Specialist (Fall 2010 - Spring 2018)

Coach Peter Boorman has been a dedicated member of the Wildcats Hockey Coaching Staff since 2010.  He has been coaching hockey for 25 years.  He has been coaching sports for over 40 years at the youth and high school levels.  Coach Peter Boorman has been the head coach and assistant coach for multiple state championship teams.  His expertise in the sport and all positions is crucial to the success of the program.  He preaches team unity, hard work, defense first, and having fun every time the players touch the ice.  Coach Peter Boorman demands high character and excellence from all.  


Coach Patrick Desrosiers

Defensive Coordinator Varsity and JV- Power Player Specialist (Fall 2011 - Spring 2018)

Coach Patrick Desrosiers AKA Coach D has been a pivotal member of the Wildcats Coaching Staff since 2011.  Coach D is an experienced defenseman and forward and helps all players improve their game on a daily basis.  Prior to joining the Wildcats Coach D was a standout high school hockey player in Connecticut captaining the Wethersfield High School State Championship team his senior year and one of the top players in the Northeast while playing four years at Springfield College.  All players love Coach D because of his passion for the game.   Coach Patrick Desrosiers brings a positive team first approach everyday.  His playing career is not over, he joins Coach Jon Cieri and Coach Nick Boorman on the best men's league team in the state.