American International


American International 2012-2013 Team Roster
No. Name (*NHL draftees) Cl Pos Ht Wt Age Hometown / Last Team
1 Ryan KerpanJr G6-619533Saskatoon, SK / Nipawin Hawks (SJHL)
3 Jeff CeccacciSr D5-917034Placentia, CA / Green Bay Gamblers (USHL)
5 Steven HoshawSo D6-121032Vista, CA / Wichita Falls Wildcats (NAHL)
6 Jake WilliamsSo D5-918531Duluth, MN / Alaska Avalanche (NAHL)
7 Alexander MacMillanSo F6-321032Calgary, AB / Calgary Mustangs (AJHL)
8 Nick GrassoSr F6-118534Smithtown, NY / New Jersey Hitmen (EJHL)
9 Adam PleskachSr F6-220534Beausejour, MB / Selkirk Steelers (MJHL)
10David GandaraFr F5-1017529Canyon Lake, CA / Chicago Hitmen (NAHL)
11Colton CyrFr F5-1118030Nanaimo, BC / Vernon Vipers (BCHL)
12Nick CampanaleJr F6-017532Chester Springs, PA / Springfield Pics (EJHL)
13Nathan SliwinskiSo F5-1017031Castle Rock, CO / Texas Tornado (NAHL)
14Chris PorterFr F6-219530Stoufville, ON / Stouffville Spirit (OJHL)
15Matt CassidySo F5-1018032London, ON / Cowichan Valley Capitals (BCHL)
17Derek HendersonFr D6-018530Smithfield, RI / South Shore Kings (EJHL)
18Richard LeitnerSr F6-120033Los Alamistos, CA / Ohio Jr. Blue Jackets (USHL)
19Blake PeakeJr F5-1117533Lethbridge, AB / Battlefords North Stars (SJHL)
20Jason PopekSo F6-320532Hamilton, ON / Burlington Cougars (OJHL)
22Brandon FagerheimSo F5-1017031Calgary, AB / St. Albert Steel (AJHL)
23Jakub SimicekJr F5-1118533Trencianska Turna, Slovakia / Minnesota Owls (MnJHL)
24Chris MarkiewiczSr D6-019533Calgary, AB / Brooks Bandits (AJHL)
26Whitney OlsenJr D6-119032Eagan, MN / New England Jr. Huskies (EJHL)
27Brandon LubinFr D6-120531Commerce Township, MI / Amarillo Bulls (NAHL)
28Jon PuskarJr F5-1119033Grosse Ile, MI / Waterloo Black Hawks (USHL)
29Steve MeleSr F5-1015532Bronx, NY / Cornwall Colts (CCHL)
30Ben MeisnerSr G5-1016032Halifax, NS / Winchendon School (PREP)
33Chandler LongSo G6-017531Point Lookout, NY / New York Apple Core (EJHL)

Captain: Adam Pleskach

Assistant Captains: Chris Markiewicz, Blake Peake

Head Coach: Gary Wright (University of Vermont '76)
Career Record (Entering 2012-2013): 280-516-59 (.362) (28 Seasons)
Record at American International (Entering 2012-2013): 280-516-59 (.362) (28 Seasons)

Assistant Coach: Graham Johnson (University of Rhode Island '07)
Graduate Assistant Coach: Kyle Pobur (Lake Superior State University '12)

American International 2012-2013 Team Roster
No. Name Cl P Hometown /
Last Team
1 Ryan KerpanJr GSaskatoon, SK / Nipawin Hawks (SJHL)
3 Jeff CeccacciSr DPlacentia, CA / Green Bay Gamblers (USHL)
5 Steven HoshawSo DVista, CA / Wichita Falls Wildcats (NAHL)
6 Jake WilliamsSo DDuluth, MN / Alaska Avalanche (NAHL)
7 Alexander MacMillanSo FCalgary, AB / Calgary Mustangs (AJHL)
8 Nick GrassoSr FSmithtown, NY / New Jersey Hitmen (EJHL)
9 Adam PleskachSr FBeausejour, MB / Selkirk Steelers (MJHL)
10David GandaraFr FCanyon Lake, CA / Chicago Hitmen (NAHL)
11Colton CyrFr FNanaimo, BC / Vernon Vipers (BCHL)
12Nick CampanaleJr FChester Springs, PA / Springfield Pics (EJHL)
13Nathan SliwinskiSo FCastle Rock, CO / Texas Tornado (NAHL)
14Chris PorterFr FStoufville, ON / Stouffville Spirit (OJHL)
15Matt CassidySo FLondon, ON / Cowichan Valley Capitals (BCHL)
17Derek HendersonFr DSmithfield, RI / South Shore Kings (EJHL)
18Richard LeitnerSr FLos Alamistos, CA / Ohio Jr. Blue Jackets (USHL)
19Blake PeakeJr FLethbridge, AB / Battlefords North Stars (SJHL)
20Jason PopekSo FHamilton, ON / Burlington Cougars (OJHL)
22Brandon FagerheimSo FCalgary, AB / St. Albert Steel (AJHL)
23Jakub SimicekJr FTrencianska Turna, Slovakia / Minnesota Owls (MnJHL)
24Chris MarkiewiczSr DCalgary, AB / Brooks Bandits (AJHL)
26Whitney OlsenJr DEagan, MN / New England Jr. Huskies (EJHL)
27Brandon LubinFr DCommerce Township, MI / Amarillo Bulls (NAHL)
28Jon PuskarJr FGrosse Ile, MI / Waterloo Black Hawks (USHL)
29Steve MeleSr FBronx, NY / Cornwall Colts (CCHL)
30Ben MeisnerSr GHalifax, NS / Winchendon School (PREP)
33Chandler LongSo GPoint Lookout, NY / New York Apple Core (EJHL)

Captain: Adam PleskachAssistant Captains: Chris Markiewicz, Blake Peake

Head Coach: Gary Wright (University of Vermont '76)
Career Record (Entering 2012-2013): 280-516-59 (.362) (28 Seasons)
Record at American International (Entering 2012-2013): 280-516-59 (.362) (28 Seasons)

Assistant Coach: Graham Johnson (University of Rhode Island '07)
Graduate Assistant Coach: Kyle Pobur (Lake Superior State University '12)