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Girls Player Development Staff

Get familiar with the coaches that are directly responsible for implementing the programming for all Massachusetts CCM High Performance Player Development and USA Development Camp Selections.


Ed Bourget

Ed Bourget

Massachusetts Hockey Girls Player Development Coordinator

Girls' Player Development Coordinator:

Ed Bourget:

  • Third season as Massachusetts Hockey’s CCM Hockey High Performance girls’ player development coordinator. 
  • Fifth season as head coach of BB&N girls' varsity hockey team.
  • 2014, he served as intern coach at the U18 National Camp for Team USA.
  • 2005-06 interim head coach for the BB&N Girls' Varsity Hockey team.
  • 2002-03 season he was the head coach of Sacred Heart University Women's team.
  • Worked with the East Coast Selects hockey program.
  • After Graduating from Sacred Heart, Ed played briefly in the French Elite League with ASG Tours and then was invited to the Greensboro Generals (Toronto Maple Leaf's East Coast Affiliate) training camp.
  • Bourget played Division I college hockey while at Sacred Heart University and was a three time MAAC All-Academic team member.
  • ECAC medal of merit award winner his senior season and was nominated for the Hockey Humanitarian Award in 2001.
  • He graduated from BB&N in 1996.

Girls' Player Development Staff:

Lindsay Berman:

  • Head Coach at UMass Boston.
  • Former assistant coach for the Beacons from 2011-2014. During that span, UMass Boston appeared in three ECAC East Tournament quarterfinal games, and one semi-final game in 2014.  It was also during the 2013-14 campaign, that UMass hoisted the program’s first Codfish Bowl Tournament championship.
  • Spent the 2014-15 campaign at Division I Brown University, where she served as an assistant coach.  While at Brown, Berman helped guide Bears to a Mayor’s Cup victory over crosstown rival Providence College, and to a 3-2 record against Hockey East opponents.
  • Standout player at Northeastern University.
  • As a player, Berman played in 135 career games from 2006-10 at Northeastern.  She was a team captain, and earned a spot on the 2009 Hockey East All-Start Team that played the US national team.  Berman gained one of seven spots on Northeastern’s All-Decade (2002-12) team, and also garnered an invitation to the USA Under-22 National Development Camp in 2008.
  • A 2011 graduate of Northeastern, Berman went on to play for the Boston Blades in the Canadian Women’s Hockey League from 2010-14 after her career as a Husky. Berman captained the team during the 2013-14 season, and won the league’s title, the Clarkson Cup, in 2012-13. She played for the CT Whale of the NWHL in 2015-16, and was a practice player for the Boston Pride of the NWHL in 2016-2017.

Jillian Dempsey:

  • Dempsey has represented the United States women's national ice hockey team at the 2011 4 Nations Cup.
  • Played for the Harvard Crimson women's ice hockey team from 2009 to 2013.
  • Graduate of the Rivers School and Harvard.
  • Selected as the 10th overall pick by the Boston Blades in the 2013 CWHL Draft.
  • Awarded the CWHL's Rookie of the Year Award in 2014 after leading all American-born players in league scoring.
  • Won the 2015 Clarkson Cup with the Boston Blades.

Alyssa Gagliardi:

  • Cornell University ('14), two-year captain.
  • 2014 Second-Team All-American.
  • ECAC Co-Best Defensive Defensemen of the Year (2014).
  • U.S. Women's National Team Program.
  • 2014 & 2015 Four Nations Cup (silver, gold).
  • Boston Pride (3 years), 2016 Isobel Cup Champion.

Amy Zappen:

  • Amy Zappen is the Girls Goaltending Coordinator for Massachusetts Player Development (MPD) serving in that role since 2013.
  • She is currently the Goaltending Coach at Boston University and a goaltending coach for USA hockey at National Development Camps.
  • A former captain at St. Anselm College, Amy had a tremendous career and is the school all-time leader in saves made and saves per game while ranking second all-time in wins and shutouts.
  • During the 2011-2012 season, Amy was named ECAC Women’s East Goaltender of the Year, First Team All-ECAC East honors, selected to the New England Hockey Writers All-Star Team and won the ECAC Open Tournament Championship.
Amy Zappen

Amy Zappen

Girls Goaltending Coordinator for Massachusetts Hockey