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Bob Rotondo » General Manager

Bob Rotondo is a certified hockey lifer. In 1959 he entered St. John's Prep in Danvers as a freshman netminder. After playing for two years at St. John's, he finished his high school career at St. Mary's in Lynn as a league All-Star. He then attended Providence College and played for the Friars.

In the early 1990s, he joined up with the Boston Junior Terriers of the old Metropolitan Boston Hockey League. That led to gigs with the Eastern Junior Hockey League, the New England College Development League, and the Tyngsboro/Nashua Huskies.

Rotondo started the Northeast Women's Hockey League (NEWHL). That was the beginning of women's hockey in the Boston area. This was the only place that women came to play. It had players from junior high and high school coming to play. Rotondo and a few partners started to cobble together NEWHL All-Star teams and began playing in a number of regional tournaments.

While Rotondo immersed himself in the business of running leagues, club teams and hockey rinks, he also was making a name for himself as a goalie instructor. Rotondo established Puckstoppers Goaltending and opened his own synthetic ice training facility.

Rotondo was also one of the founders of the East Coast Wizards. He eventually went out on his own and became the driving force behind the Boston Shamrocks.

The Boston Shamrocks are clearly the apple of Rotondo's eye. The elite all-female Shamrocks remain his pride and joy. The list of Shamrock alumnae who have gone on to play at over 50 Division 1 and Division 3 colleges is impressive, playing at programs such as Amherst, Boston University, Clarkson, Harvard, Maine, New Hampshire, Notre Dame, Providence, St. Anselm, and Yale, to just name a few.

Asked what he'd like his legacy to be, once he finally walks away from the game, Rotondo thinks for a moment, and then says, “Just that I helped a bunch of kids go to school, and become great women.”

Phone: 781-838-0352

Hannah Irving » Academic Coordinator

Hannah Irving graduated summa cum laude from Franklin Pierce University where she majored in Biology and minored in both Mathematics and Chemistry. She started tutoring as a high school student and continued to do so throughout her years at Franklin Pierce. Since graduating, she has been privately tutoring high school students.

Hannah began working with the Shamrocks as the team's Math and Science tutor and continues to hold that role within the organization. As the Academic Coordinator, Hannah is also the contact person for players and parents with questions and concerns about academics. She has become an invaluable asset in helping players navigate the NCAA Eligibility Center and assisting with the college application process.

Phone: 617-257-2605

U19 Boston Shamrocks

Kristi Kehoe » Head Coach

Kristi Kehoe earned a Bachelors of Science degree in Psychology from Northeastern University, where she was a four-year member of the women's ice hockey team totaling 135 games played and netted 45 goals while dishing out 23 assists.  In her freshman, sophomore and junior years she led the team in goals, points, and assists.  In 2012 Kehoe was one of 7 people inducted into the Northeastern Hockey East All-Decade Team.

Prior to joining the Shamrocks, Coach Kehoe had a stint as the Head Coach of the Kunlun Red Star Women's Juniors Ice Hockey team and Chinese National U18 Team.  She helped lead China U18 to its best finish at World Championships in 5 years.  She had a 4-year run as the Head Coach of New England College's Women's Ice Hockey Program. Prior to being the NEC Pilgrims Head Coach, Kehoe served as an assistant at The State University of New York Cortland.

In addition to her college coaching experiences, Kehoe has also worked numerous USA Hockey National U18 and U15 camps and is currently the Director of Girls Player Development for the New England District with USA Hockey.  She also works with many other USA Hockey Districts in their camp/evaluation processes.


Jordan Hampton » Assistant Coach

Jordan Hampton is a Foxboro, Massachusetts native.  She played prep school hockey at Lawrence Academy before leaving to live in Plymouth, Michigan to play for the U19 Little Caesars in the JWHL.  She played NCAA Division I hockey at both Northeastern University and the University of North Dakota.  Realizing Northeastern was not the right fit for her she transferred to the University of North Dakota. She received her Bachelors degree from UND with a major in kinesiology and a minor in athletic coaching and nutrition.

Hampton is also a professional woman's hockey player as a defenseman with the Boston Blades of the CWHL.  She won a silver medal with the United States National Under-18 Team at the 2012 World Women's Under-18 Championship in the Czech Republic, competed with the U.S. U18 Team (2011-12), earned invites to the USA Hockey National Development Camp in 2008, 2010, and 2011 and was selected to the camp's All Star Team in 2010 and 2011.  As a young girl Hampton played at Assabet Valley and helped her team advance to the U14 USA Hockey National Championship in both 2008 and 2009.  She was named Best Defenseman at the 2009 Chowder Cup Championship with the USA Selects.

Jordan has had the opportunity to work with many professional athletes while she was a strength & conditioning coach at Edge Performance Systems in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  Hampton had the privilege to work alongside one of the best in the strength business and helped train some of the New England Patriots, along with NHL, AHL, ECHL, and European professional men plus NCAA Division 1 men and women's hockey players. Jordan is now a strength and conditioning coach for the Boston Shamrocks as well as a strength coach for Athletic Evolution in Woburn, Massachusetts.