Board of Directors
Brian Daccord is the president and founder of Stop It Goaltending. He is a former Goaltending Coach of the Boston Bruins coaching and served on the staff of Pat Burns, Mike Keenan and Robbie Ftorek. Brian is currently a goaltending consultant for the Toronto Maples Leafs as well as the goaltending consultant to Mannheim Adler in the German DEL and is the goalie coordinator for Massachusetts Hockey Player Development. His book “Hockey Goaltending” has sold over 40,000 copies worldwide. Brian was featured in The Hockey News as one of the NHL’s “Top Goalie Coaches with Crease Clout” and current clients include top NHL, AHL, ECHL, College and Junior goalies.
Brian is also a former coach and player at Merrimack College and played seven seasons of Pro hockey in Switzerland. He has enjoyed success coaching at every level of youth hockey as well as US Prep School, Junior, College and Pro. He is a Masters Level Coach with USA Hockey, and holds a Masters Degree in Sports Science. Brian currently lives in North Andover, Massachusetts with his wife Daniela and sons Joey and Alex.
Brian Boucher played goalie for 13 seasons in the National Hockey League (NHL) for the Philadelphia Flyers, Phoenix Coyotes, Calgary Flames, Chicago Blackhawks, Columbus Blue Jackets, San Jose Sharks, and Carolina Hurricanes. He attended New England high school power Mount St. Charles Academy in his native Rhode Island and played junior hockey for Tri City in the WHL where he was awarded the Del Wilson Trophy as the league’s top goaltender and first team all star in the 1996-97 season.
Brian was drafted by the Philadelphia Flyers in the first round of the 1995 NHL Entry Draft, 22nd overall and during the 1999–2000 season led the NHL in goals against average and was voted to the NHL All-Rookie Team. He currently holds the NHL’s modern record for the longest shutout streak at 3:32:01, set while he was a member of the Phoenix Coyotes during the 2003–04 NHL season. Brian and his wife Melissa and have two children Tyler and Brianna and currently resides in New Jersey.
Molly Schaus is a two time team USA Olympic goaltender, Silver Medalist and former All-American at Boston College. Born in in Voorhees, NJ Molly played for both Deerfield Academy and Assabet Valley during high school. She has won five state championships, received two MVP awards at Deerfield and was awarded the William Jaffe Cup for sportsmanship and leadership. At Boston College Molly was a three time All American, led BC to its first-ever NCAA Women’s Frozen Four and was awarded the Beanpot’s Bertagna Award three times.
Along with Hockey East All-Star selections Molly earned BC’s Scholar-Athlete Award. Molly ended her tenure at BC with numerous school records, including saves (3,428), GAA (1.81) and wins (80) and was also among 10 finalists nominated for the 2011 Patty Kazmaier Memorial Award. Molly played for the U.S. Women’s National Team at the International Ice Hockey Federation World Women’s Championship, Four Nations Cup (1st) and was a two-time member of the U.S. Women’s Under-22 Select Team for the Under-22 Series with Canada (2007–08). Molly has two brothers, Steven and Michael, and is the daughter of David and Cathy Schaus.
Lloyd Friedland is a former NHL player agent and a leader in the goaltending community when forming Play Pro Management, an agency centered around exclusively representing goaltenders. Lloyd’s stable of goalies included the NHL all time US born winningest goaltender John Vanbiesbrouck, LA Kings legend Kelly Hrudey now with Hockey Night in Canada, St Louis Blues television analyst and former Chicago Blackhawk Darren Pang, NCAA National Champion and current Florida Panther Scott Clemmensen and past NHL Rookie of the Year Andrew Raycroft. Lloyd has been engaged in the practice of law since 1974 co-founding the firm of Librett, Friedland & Lieberman, L.L.P. and handles many diverse aspects of the law with special emphasis on matrimonial and family law, real estate matters, business transactions, business succession planning and sports and entertainment law.
Bruce Irving is a former goaltender at Cornell University and coached the goalies at Harvard University for twelve seasons. With bruce’s coaching in 2007-08, Kyle Richter earned the Ken Dryden Award as ECAC Hockey’s top goalie, was selected to the All-ECAC and All-Ivy League first teams and was a New England All-Star after posting ECAC Hockey’s top goals-against average (1.82) and save percentage (.935) in league play. Richter was the ECAC Goaltender of the Week three times that year. Bruce helped mentor Dov Grumet-Morris ’05 to a standout career, culminating in an brilliant 2004-05 campaign. Grumet-Morris was a Hobey Baker Award finalist, an AHCA All-American and the Walter Brown Award recipient as the top U.S.-born player in New England. Grumet-Morris closed the season second in the nation with a 1.63 goals-against average and finished as Harvard’s all-time leader in saves (3,081) and second on the career goals-against average list at 2.25. In 2005-06 John Daigneau had a outstanding season leading Harvard to an ECAC Hockey League title and earning Most Outstanding Player honors in the conference tournament. In 2006-07, Justin Tobe ’07 ranked second in the ECACHL with a 2.26 goals-against average under the guidance of Irving.
A native of Newbury, Mass., Bruce was a goaltender at Cornell while pursuing his degree in electrical engineering, which he received in 1985. Bruce also earned an M.B.A. from Northeastern in 1991.He has worked various camps as a goaltender coach and coached at Triton Regional High School from 1985-2001. Bruce is the co-owner, president and CEO of ENPRO services, a family-owned environmental services contracting company in Newburyport, Mass. Bruce and his wife, Janice, reside in Newburyport, Mass., with their sons, Jackson and Carson.