Steve grew up in the Boston area and played in College at the US Naval Academy, where he began coaching following graduation in 1991. Upon completion of his military service, Steve re-engaged in coaching and has coached at Lehigh University as well as in youth hockey programs in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Texas prior to coaching for Thunder. In Thunder, Steve has served as head coach at the U-15, U-16 and U-18 levels, and assistant for the U-14 and U-18 teams. As head coach of the U-16 team, Steve’s team won the Southeastern District Championship and went on to play in the National Tournament. In addition to working in Thunder, Steve also serves as the Director of Player Personnel for the Aberdeen Wings in the North American Hockey League, and has worked with the coaching staff there since the 2005-2006 season. In this capacity, Steve has helped build a long-standing winning tradition, and has been able to help players pursue their hockey goals.