Team Maryland EHL is the direct affiliate to the Maryland Black Bears. Team Maryland EHL shares the same facility, lockers and gym with the Maryland Black Bears and players gain exposure to the NAHL coaching staff throughout the year. Exceptional EHL players are called up to particpate in NAHL games and practices.
Prospective players can find more information about Team Maryland EHL and coaches contact info here:
Jason Rowe – Head Coach (EHL)
Coach Rowe joins the Team Maryland and the Black Bears organization from Southern New Hampshire University where he was an assistant coach. Prior to SNHU, Rowe was a pro scout for the San Jose Sharks covering NHL, AHL, ECHL, College, New England High School and Juniors.
Mike Weiss – President of Hockey Operations
Mike has been involved in youth hockey for the past 10 years with a level 5 USAH CEP. He is currently the Executive Director of Team Maryland, Tier-1 Youth Program and EHL Junior Team. Previously, Mike spent 5 seasons as Head Coach at Team Maryland with several teams finishing at the top of the AYHL.
In 2016, Weiss partnered with Black Bear Sports Group in operating ice rinks in Maryland and New Jersey. Mike’s responsibilities include oversight of the entire rink operations as well as developing hockey programming at the grassroots level. In 2018, Weiss and Black Bear Sports Group partnered on the acquisition of the Maryland Black Bears NAHL and Team Maryland EHL.
Mike was elected to the board of the Potomac Valley Amateur Hockey Association in 2017. He is a graduate of the College of Charleston with a bachelor’s degree in economics.