Ray Welsh is the Knights VP of Hockey Operations. He takes care of much of the Knights' day-to-day structure. Ray is an integral part of the WBS Knights junior organization.
Ray has previously managed teams in the USPHL, NA3HL, NA3EHL, and NSHL. Many of Ray's teams have made appearances in National Tournaments. Ray has the respect of many college and junior coaches.
VP of Hockey Operations
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.
Born and raised in Ajax, ON, Canada, Coach Watt played his Junior career in both Canada and the USA. Following his collegiate career, Terry played professional hockey on four continents, suiting up for 14 different teams. He also served as a player-coach during a couple of seasons in Europe During Terry’s pro career, he won four championships, three as a player and one as a coach.
Recently Watt served as a Head Coach & GM for the Professional Women's Hockey Players Association (PWHPA) where he was coaching/training and working daily with Team USA and Team Canada Olympians-www.pwhpa.com. For the last three years, Coach Watt has also been the GM/Head coach for the Protec Jr Ducks in the (EHL) his teams have always been amongst the league leaders for points advancement and NCAA placement.
Off the ice, Terry is known for being the founder and CEO of the OTM Sports Network. OTM (On The Market) is a free hockey career networking tool, designed specifically for the hockey world to land contracts, recruit, network, gather league information, and follow highlights and news from every hockey league around the world.
OTM Sports Network (Founder & CEO)
33 years of playing and coaching experience
Professional playing experience: 9 years
Professional Coaching experience: 7 years
Professional championships: 4
NCDC Head Coach
NCAA Athlete: Buffalo State College
2022-2023 EHL Coach of The Year
2022-2023 South Division Regular Season Champions
2022-2023 South Division All-Star Coach
2021-2022 EHL All-Star Coach
2020-2023 EHL GM/Head Coach (Protec Jr Ducks)
2019-2020 PWHPA GM/Head Coach (Tri-State) Olympians
2019-2020 Egyptian National Team Head Coach (IIHF)
2019-2021 NAHL Scout (Minnesota Magicians)
2019-2021 Skills & Development Director (Protec Ducks)
2018-2019 NWHL Head Coach (Metropolitan Riveters)
Coach Brule has had a remarkable career playing pro hockey for 10 years, including signing his 1st pro contract with the Pittsburgh Penguins in 1991 and the Montreal Canadiens in 1993. Brule scored his 1st pro goal with Pittsburgh during an exhibition game vs the Calgary Flames in September 1991. Brule mostly played in the ECHL/AHL and in Europe finishing his career with the ECHL's Trenton Titans. Brule also played Junior Major in Quebec 4 years for the Saguenéens de Chicoutimi, winning the President's Cup and being named captain of the Quebec All-Star team against the Ontario All-Star team and their captain, Eric Lindros in front of a sellout crowd at the Montreal Forum in December 1990. During the same season, Brule and his team made a participation at the Memorial Cup .
Brule has been coaching hockey for over 20 years, including 10 years at the Junior A level. In that span, he has won three playoff championships in a row, two regular season championships in a row, two division championships, named NA3EHL Coach of the Year, NA3EHL Eastern Division All-Star Head Coach, and NSHL "best of the rest" All-Stars coach.
Brule also coached 9 years for the Lawrenceville Prep School including coaching a record-breaking season with assistant coach and Stanley Cup Champion, Scott Stevens. Eric coached and trained players at all levels including coaching at professional level in the ECHL with the Trenton Titans with Bill Armstrong, currently General Manager of the Arizona Coyotes. He is well respected in the hockey world and has contacts in the collegiate and professional levels, which plays a huge part in his player movement.
"I am excited and honored to be part of the Knights family. Can't wait to get things started and help all the student-athletes that I will be involved with to develop on and off the ice and achieve their goals to the best of my abilities."
USPHL Premier Head Coach
USPHL Elite Head Coach
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Director of Goalie Dr Program Development & Strategic Partners
Goalie Coach Alvernia University Men's NCAA Division III (2022-current)
Goalie Coach Wilkes-Barre Scranton Knights USPHL NCDC, Premier & Elite (2023-current)
Goalie coach Hill School Boys' Varsity (2021-current)
Goalie Coach Metropolitan Riveters PHF (2022-2023)
Goalie Coach King's College Women's NCAA Division III (2020-2021)
Goalie Coach Bryn Athyn College Men's NCAA Division III (2018-2020)
Goalie Coach Drexel University Men's ACHA (2021-2022)
Goalie Coach St Joe's University Men's ACHA (2016-2018)
Guest Coach for the following elite level summer camps
Wolfe Hockey Development Elite Camp 2019-2023
Salt City Prospects Showcase Camp 2021-2023
Salt City Prospects Goalie Camp 2022-2023
GDI USA National Development Camp 2019-2022
Omaha Lancers (USHL) Goalie Development Camp 2019
Stop It Goaltending Goaltender Consulting Group Camp 2018, 2019
FinnGoalie Pro Week 2016, 2017
Goalie coach influencer CoachThem
Goalie Content Developer for SwitchedOn Training app