ABOUT US

Led by an energetic staff, each child will be placed on a team enhancing personal and team skills that will improve self confidence, foster a sense of team-work and prepare you for playing hockey in school and camp.
Howie Falkenstein
Howie Falkenstein
Co-Founder and Director
Howie began his coaching career in 2001 as an assistant coach for Frisch Varsity Hockey. In 2003, Howie started the SAR High School Hockey Program. He was head coach of the Junior Varsity team from 2003-2005. Howie is currently the director of SAR high school Hockey Operations and has been the Varsity head coach since 2005. Howie also coached the WDS Wild from 2005-2009 and led them to a championship in 2007-2008. As member of Frisch high school hockey team, Howie was the assistant captain of the 1999-2000 Frisch Championship team and was named championship game MVP for his game winning goal. Howie currently lives in Riverdale, NY with his wife Rachel and their son Pauly and daughter Katie.
Noah Falkenstein
Noah Falkenstein
Co-Founder and Director
Noah began his coaching career in 2005 in SAR high school where he served as the assistant coach of the boys varsity hockey team. He continues to coach the varsity team alongside his brother. In 2006 Noah was named head coach of the boys junior varsity hockey team at SAR high school, a position he continues to hold today. Noah led the 2014-15 SAR Sting boys junior varsity team to an undefeated season in which SAR hockey won its first championship. Noah has also been the assistant coach of the girls varsity hockey team alongside his brother since 2006. As a member of the Frisch high school Varsity hockey team, Noah was a two-year captain (2003 and 2004) and led his team to three conference championships. He is also the all-time leader in scoring at Frisch.
Zachary Fein
Zachary Fein
Associate Director
Zach began his coaching career in 2009 for the SAR FHL. As the head coach of the 2013-14 SAR Middle School Team, he led the team to an undefeated season, winning the League Championship and Martin Weiselberg Memorial Tournament. Zach was also the assistant coach of the 2014-15 SAR JV hockey undefeated champions. Zach played six years of competitive yeshiva hockey. Two of those years were played at the SAR Academy where he won the first hockey championship in school history in 2006-07 as an alternate captain. As a member of the Ramaz Rams, Zach was a starting defenseman for four years. He was also captain as a sophomore (2009) and Senior (2011).
Dovie Dreilich
Dovie Dreilich
Assistant Director
Dovie's first coaching position was when he was a senior at SARHS in the SAR FHL inaugural season. Dovie went on to coach his team to winning the first championship in league history. Dovie is currently the assistant coach of the SAR JV hockey team. Dovie was the alternate captain of the first official SAR Academy hockey team. He then went on to play for four years as a defensemen at SARHS, three of which he played on the varsity team, all under the guidance and coaching of both Howie and Noah Falkenstein. As the captain of the team his senior year (2009), the SAR Sting went on to win the conference championship.
Sara Klein
Sara Klein
Girls League Director
Sara’s coaching career began at Camp Moshava in 2007, and has included time working and volunteering with the New York Rangers, NY Parks Department and Ice Hockey in Harlem developing youth hockey in the community. Sara played four years of Frisch Varsity Hockey as both a Goalie and Forward, serving as an Alternate Captain in 2008 as a senior. In college Sara was a member of the Rutgers Women’s Ice Hockey championship teams in both 2012 and 2013, and represented Rutgers at the DVCHC New Star’s game in 2013.