Raymond P. Jacques
Raymond P. Jacques, CFP, is the founder and President of New England Schooner, Inc. An industry veteran of more than 30 years, Ray specializes in creating custom financial strategies for individual and institutional investors. Today, he oversees the investment and management of over $500 million in client assets. Outside of his professional career, Ray is most passionate about hockey and advancing the USA Hockey Foundation’s mission to, “Strengthen American hockey by providing support in participation, opportunity, safety, player development, education and commemoration.” He has been inducted into the University of Maine’s Athletic Hall of Fame, honoring him for his award-winning 1981 to 1985 career, playing Right Wing and serving as legendary University of Maine Hockey Coach Shawn Walsh’s first Captain.
Alex Molnar is the TeamONE Hockey skills coach. Alex played four years at Salem State College and has been coaching players ever since. Alex also played professionally for the Berkshire Battalion in the FHL and his native Nitra Slovakia in the Slovakian Elite Professional League. Alex has coached for the Islanders Hockey Club as well as the Seacoast Spartans. Alex brings a wealth of knowledge to TeamONE and will be assisting players on improving their skating and puck-handling abilities.
Ray Jacques Jr.
Ray Jacques Jr. is TeamONE's defensive coach. Ray began his hockey career with the Lowell Junior Riverhawks at UMass Lowell. He later attended Austin Preparatory School in Reading, Ma as he started his junior hockey career with the Salem Ice Dogs. Ray went on to play in the EJHL for the New York Applecore. Ray played three years at Salem State College before transferring to St. Olaf College where he would finish his hockey career. Ray brings a wealth of knowledge involving the defensive position and was a part of the five TeamONE men's championships including the 2011 Hockey Night in Boston Championship. Ray has worked closely with NHL skating coach, Curtis Brackenbury, former NHL and U.S. National Team Coach, Mike Eaves, and USHL Des Moines Buccaneers Coach, Dave Red Allison. Ray is excited to implement the skills he has acquired from him to the rest of the TeamONE family.
Todd Bjorkstrand is currently the Head Coach for the professional team in Stavanger, Norway. He has more than 18 years of experience as a Head Coach and Manager in Denmark, Austria, and Norway. As a coach, Todd has won six championships. He has twice received Coach of the Year awards while coaching in Denmark and has coached the U20 National Team for Denmark. In his career, Todd has coached well over 400 players, with five players making it to the NHL and many others going on to top leagues in Europe. Todd has a love for hockey and a special passion to help developing young players. He believes in honest communication with his players and instilling the value of hard work. His elite playing career took him from his hometown HS team in Minnetonka, MN., through the University of Maine, to a multiyear Pro career both in the U.S. and Europe before starting his coaching career. He enjoys traveling, playing games, music, staying fit, learning, and visiting family in Minnesota. His greatest accomplishment has been raising his two sons, who both play professional hockey – Patrick (28) plays in Austria and Oliver (25) plays for the Columbus Blue Jackets in the NHL. Todd was born and raised in Minnesota, lived in Denmark for 27 years and is fluent in Danish.
Stephen Thulin is TeamONE's goaltending coach. Stephen played in Hockey East for The University of Connecticut. After graduation, Stephen went on to play for the NIU Huskies while pursuing two masters degrees. Stephen was named the goaltender of the year for the MACHA conference. Stephen was also selected for the All-Star Challenge where his team won the Championship. Stephen was also a part of theTeamONE men's 2011 Hockey Night in Boston Championship. Stephen is excited to bring his wealth of knowledge to all TeamONE goaltenders from both his time as a TeamONE goalie and as a former Division One player.
Strength and Conditioning Coach
Alex Minter has been apart of TeamONE since day one. His Men’s Ice Hockey team took home first place in the 2011 Hockey Night in Boston Showcase. Alex took home many awards in route to the first men’s championship for TeamONE including, Most Valuable Player, Scoring Champion, and Most Likely to go Pro. Alex played for the South Shore Kings in the EJHL before committing to play for the Viking of Salem State University. Alex played a large roll in helping the Vikings win a MASCAC championship his freshmen year. He finished the season with most points on the team and took home Rookie of the Year for all sports in 2014. During Alex’s sophomore year he started his own strength and conditioning company, Mint Condition Fitness. Alex has created a program for people to follow along online. He currently has three up and running six week video monitored programs, with more to come. Alex has spent the last several years working with Evolution Basketball, an AAU program for aspiring athletes. Alex worked as a Health and Wellness Director at the Gloucester YMCA for the last two years. Alex credits a lot of his training methods to Bryan Labell owner of Labell Physical Therapy, whom Alex worked for for three years during college.