Rory Garlasco ’13

TK Cup Game Inaugural Puck Drop Feb. 7, 2013

Coach Garlasco is entering his 1st season as a coach for Don Bosco Prep. He graduated from Don Bosco Prep in 2013 where he played four years with the Varsity Hockey team. During his time playing at Don Bosco, Coach Garlasco was an Inaugural TK Cup Winner, two-time Bergen County Champion, First Team All-County, First-Team All Gordon Conference, Second-Team All-State, Spirit Award Winner, and as a Senior Captain, led the Ironmen to their first State Final appearance since ’94. Coach Garlasco is one of four brothers that played under Coach Toskos at Don Bosco.

Upon graduation, Coach Garlasco went north to Ottawa, ON where he played two years of Junior A hockey with the Nepean Raiders of the CCHL. Following his successful career in Canada, Coach Garlasco went on to play four years of NCAA Division III hockey at Connecticut College of the NESCAC. Coach Garlasco graduated from Connecticut College in 2020, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics.

Michael Dolman

Assistant JV Coach Mike Dolman

Coach Dolman is entering his fourth season as the Assistant Coach of Don Bosco Prep’s Junior Varsity program. From 2004-2007, Mike played on Don Bosco’s Varsity Ice Hockey team and was named Captain his junior year. In 2006, Mike led the Junior Devils 16U AAA team to nationals and lost in the championship game.

Upon departing from Don Bosco, Mike attended The Gunnery Prep, graduating in 2009 where he went on to play for Neumann University, the reigning D3 National Champions.

After college, Mike went on to play 4 years of Professional Ice Hockey in the FHL & SPHL. In his first professional season, Mike was awarded Rookie of the year and finished his career with 75 goals, 121 assists, and 326 pims in 183 games.

Mike is the author of a Children’s Book series called, The Adventures of Mike Believe, and pursues a career in Venture Capital with his company, Do It Live Ventures & Entertainment.

Chris DeCandia ’08

Assistant JV Coach Chris DeCandia

Coach Chris DeCandia is entering his fifth year as a member of the Don Bosco coaching staff. A graduate of the class of 2008, Chris was a two year varsity letterman goaltender during Coach Toskos’ first two seasons as head coach. During the 2018-19 campaign, Coach DeCandia helped lead the Junior Varsity program to a Gordon Conference JV Championship and Ice Vault JV League Championship while going 24-2-2 throughout the season.

Following graduation, Chris attended Bentley University in Massachusetts earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics & Finance. While at Bentley, Coach DeCandia was a four year starting goaltender for the school’s club hockey team and as a Senior was named an Alternate Captain.  Chris’ passion for hockey at Bentley also played a crucial role in developing the club team into a university sanctioned ACHA D2 team.

Following graduation, Coach DeCandia continued his hockey career playing inline for the Long Island 495ers in the Elite Division of the American Inline Hockey League.  As a member of the 495ers, Coach DeCandia was honored as 2012-13 Most Valuable Goaltender of the AIHL New England Division and was named the 2014 AIHL Final’s Most Valuable Goaltender, after back stopping his team to an AIHL league championship.

He currently resides in Bergen County.

Rob Moreira ’08

JV Head Coach Rob Moreira

Coach Moreira enters his ninth season on staff with Don Bosco as the Head Coach of the Junior Varsity team.

A 2008 graduate of Don Bosco Prep, Rob attended Providence College in Rhode Island and graduated in 2012 with a BA in Business Economics.

While at Providence, Coach Moreira was a member of the Friars Division I Men’s hockey team support staff. His duties included pre-game rink setup and ice maintenance. He also was a commentator for the Lady Friars Ice Hockey home broadcasts and hosted a weekly talk radio show on NHL & NCAA Hockey on Providence College Radio, WDOM 91.3. He currently works in the finance industry.
Coach Moreira and staff led the 2018 JV program to its first JV Gordon Cup Championship and 3rd Ice Vault league championship.