Rob Liberatore, Director of Scouting
Rob brings a great hockey mind to the Generals and has been involved scouting in the NAHL, USHL and T1EHL. He does a great job of communicating with the players and parents and has been a huge asset to the Generals. Rob played for the Boston Advantage, Valley Jr. Warriors and at UMASS Boston, NCAA.
Cory Hunt, Director of Midwest Scouting
Cory Hunt is in his first year as Director of Midwest Scouting with the Northeast Generals. The Cottage Grove, Minnesota native will be responsible for scouting prospective players in the Midwest region for the Generals. He has spent parts of the last three seasons scouting for the Michigan Warriors and the Springfield Jr. Blues in the NAHL. He is currently also a scout for the Twin City Steel in the NA3HL.
Cody Gonyeau, Director of Mid-American Scouting
Cody Gonyeau will be serving his first year as Head Coach for the Cleveland Wildcats 15U AAA hockey team this season. Growing up in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan, a town notably known as “The Original Hockey Town, U.S.A.,” Gonyeau played travel hockey in the Sault Michigan Hockey Association, also competing in Canadian Hockey leagues organized in Sault Sainte Marie, ON. During high school, he played for the Sault High Blue Devil Varsity Hockey Team and graduated as alumni in the year 2009.
Gonyeau obtained a Bachelor’s of Science in Secondary Education from Central Michigan University. His certified areas of teaching are in Physical Education, Special Education, Health Education, and Mathematics. Gonyeau has been part the Cleveland Saint Ignatius hockey program (current back-to-back OHSAA State Champions) for 2 years and recently was an assistant coach for the Saint Ignatius Gold team that claimed the 2017 JV State Championship.
Rob Himberg, Director of Midget Scouting
Rob Himberg is the Northeast Generals, Director of Midget Scouting. Rob has been a long time employee and Coach with Lovell Hockey and the Boston Advantage. After finishing his outstanding High School career Rob went on to play at Norwich University.
Rob is the Head Coach of the U16 Boston Advantage team that plays in the T1EHL.
He brings an extensive background on the bench and on the ice to the Generals where his familiarity with the Tier 1 Elite League will prove invaluable in helping the Generals identify top players from the best Midget league in the United States.
Cliff Holtz, Director of Michigan Scouting
Cliff Holtz is the Northeast Generals, Director of Michigan Scouting. Cliff has spent a lifetime in hockey as a player, parent and coach at high levels. His extensive knowledge of all hockey levels of Michigan hockey is invaluable to the Generals.
His son currently plays in the USHL for Youngstown after playing for Michigan based Compuware.