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Terry Watt


2023-24 Staff

Dominick Manochio

Director of Player Development & NCDC Assistant Coach

Coach Manochio is the Director of Player Development for the WBS Knights USPHL teams. In 2022-2023 Manochio served as head coach of WBS Knights Premier, which saw a second consecutive season at the national tournament. Before joining the Knights, Manochio was a scout for the Wisconsin Rapids Riverkings and was Head Coach of the Jersey Hitmen USPHL Premier team. Coach Manochio also operates Gotta Hockey out of Revolution Ice Centre. Dom played professionally in the FPHL for the Carolina Thunderbirds and enjoyed a storied collegiate career with Robert Morris University scoring 42 points in his senior year.

Coach Gaetano Moirano, more affectionately known as Coach G, is a native of Chicago, IL. He began his academic and athletic pursuits with the International Hockey Academy in Calgary, formally known as SISEC. Upon graduating, he played a role in his team, winning a Tier III Junior national championship with the Chicago Jr. Huskies. His passion for the game guided him to play two more seasons in the Western States Hockey League and a stint in the Superior International Junior Hockey League. He ultimately finished his playing career with Midland University - ACHA DI.

Before joining the Knights, Coach Moirano was the Assistant Coach for the Macon Mayhem in the Southern Professional Hockey League. In 2019, Gaetano was a Hockey Development & Community Relations Coordinator for the Los Angeles Kings. His time in LA was spent building the Kings brand through youth/amateur hockey camps and growing equity in Southern California communities.

As a coach, Gaetano has made two previous appearances at the USA Hockey National tournament, the latter placing 3rd at the 2016 Tier II 16U tournament. Under Coach Moirano, the WBS Knights Elite team clinched the Mid-Atlantic division and regular season championship titles with 80 points. Ultimately finishing 2nd overall at the USPHL National tournament and, along the way, wielding a 43-4-2 record with an astounding 30-game win streak.

Gaetano holds a Bachelor of Science in Multidisciplinary Studies degree in Business and Psychology from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and a Master of Science in Sport Management from West Virginia University.

Gaetano Moirano

NCDC Assistant/Elite Head Coach & Manager of Hockey Operations