Winchester, MA, January 10, 2020 — The Boston Imperials today announced the appointment of Nate Bostic, Academy Director as Head Coach of the Academy's U18 Prep Team.
Nate is in his 12th Season Coaching Junior / Midget AAA Hockey and joins the Imperials after having spent 10 Seasons with the Islanders HC Organization as GM/Director, coaching and building NCDC-U18-U16-U15-U14 levels. Previously, Nate served as Assistant Coach and Director of player personnel for the New England Huskies of the Eastern Junior Hockey League from 2010-2012 and was an Assistant with the Walpole Express in 2009. Nate has helped develop hundreds of NCAA Division 1 and Division 3 Student athletes.
"We decided after careful consideration, that our Academy Director should set the example for the rest of the program. Nate will do a tremendous job coaching the U18 Prep Team and has a long track record of player development," noted Dennis Franczak, Club Owner.
Before Coaching, Nate was recruited and played at Niagara University where his teams won the CHA Regular Season Title in 2007, CHA Championship in 2008, and made the 2008 NCAA Division 1 Tournament. After Niagara, Nate signed an ATO with the Worcester Sharks AHLH Team. After preseason, he spent time in both the CHL and SPHL playing Professionally. Leading up to this, Nate played 3 seasons in the EJHL and was a two-time All Star and served as team Captain. Prior to Juniors, Nate was a two-time Massachusetts High School All Star at Wachusett Regional and Captured the HNIB Scoring Title in 2003. Nate is a Worcester, MA Native and now lives in Amesbury, MA with his wife Kara and daughter Grace.