Coach Bill LaCouture Jr. is the oldest of the three LaCouture Brothers that were all drafted by the National Hockey League when they were Seniors in High School. Bill Jr by the Chicago Blackhawks, Dave (St. Louis Blues) and Dan (NY Islanders) All three brother were coached by legendary Coach Bill LaCouture Sr. who coached high school hockey for over 30 years and 25 of those years at Natick High School.
Dan LaCouture, the youngest of the three brothers played one year at Boston University and then signed with the Edmonton Oilers in 1997 and went onto play over 10 years in the NHL.
Dave LaCouture played at the University of Maine and was an assistant captain on the 1993 National Championship team and then went onto to play one year in the AHL.
Bill LaCouture Jr played 4 years at the University of New Hampshire and then continued on to training camp with the Stanley Cup bound Chicago Blackhawks and 2 years in the minor leagues until a knee injury cut his professional career short.
Coach LaCouture Jr. has extensive coaching background that dates back to 1993 where he helped Coach LaCouture Sr. as well as coaching at Catholic Memorial and Valor Christian in Highlands Ranch, CO as an assistant coach to George Gwozdecky who won 2 NCAA Champioships at Denver University and then an assistant coach with the Tampa Bay Ligthning who ended up losing to the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2015 Stanley Cup Finals.
Coach LaCouture Jr. is committed to helping hockey players of all ages reach their goals in hockey, school and their next chapter in life by being a mentor that can give his own experiences to help others in making their own decisions for the future.
LaCouture Hockey coaching staff has many former players that played for LaCouture Sr who also went onto to play college hockey and are currently on Coach LaCouture Jr. coaching staff at LaCouture Hockey.