The The Atlanta Mad Hatters are pleased to announce Neil Breen as Co-Head Coach of the Premier and Elite teams for the 2023-2024 Season.

Following a junior career in the BCHL and USHL, Coach Neil played 4 seasons at Quinnipiac University where he was named team captain and led the team to its first Frozen Four appearance – later being inducted in the schools hall of fame.

After Neil’s playing career concluded, and while he was training to become a professional MMA fighter, Neil took the bench at the USHL, NAHL, and EHL levels where he helped hundreds of players reach their goal of playing at the NCAA D1, D3 and professional levels including the NHL.

We are thrilled for Coach Neil to bring his experience in player development, advancement, and athletic training to the Mad Hatters program!


The The Atlanta Mad Hatters are pleased to announce Tyler Casillo as Co-Head Coach of the Premier and Elite teams for the 2023-2024 Season.

A Buffalo, NY native, Tyler has played and coached for the Buffalo Regals of the GOJHL. In his first season coaching the Regals, Tyler guided his team to the best record in franchise history, and was named a finalist for coach of the year, along with helping garner 14 NCAA commitments for his players.

Coach Tyler then went on to coach the San Diego Sabres of the USPHL Premier division, where he once again led the team to a franchise record in wins and a first ever playoff experience.

Coach Tyler will bring his track record for player development and advancement to the organization and we are thrilled to welcome him to the Mad Hatters family!


Paul Flache, a Peterborough, Ontario native has coaching and player development experience gained through over a decade of operating elite training facilities and coaching at various levels of the game. Paul grew up playing junior hockey in the Ontario Hockey League with the Brampton Battalion from 99-02 during which he was drafted to the NHL by the Edmonton Oilers (2002). Paul signed his first NHL contract with the Atlanta Thrashers and began his professional career in 2002. Over a 10 year span , Paul spent seasons in the AHL, ECHL and Germany. Upon retirement, Pauls coaching career began in 2012 with the TPH Thunder Program where he worked with the U16 and U18 teams developing and advancing student athletes to the next level. Paul then served as associate head coach of the Flint Firebirds of the Ontario Hockey League before returning back to Atlanta.


Coach Sean is a Level 5 USA Hockey coach with over 14 years experience coaching and developing players in Atlanta Youth Hockey. A native of Rochester, NY, Sean played one season for SUNY Morrisville (NY), before moving to Atlanta and completing a 3 year playing career, and a 5 year coaching career at Kennesaw State University. Sean is passionate about growing youth hockey through skill development and is eager to see the Madhatters program to continue to grow.


Goaltending coach Owen Clark, a native of Oakville, Ontario played AAA hockey locally, and prep school at Cushing Academy where he trained exclusively under Brian Daccord of Stop it Goaltending. After Junior, he completed his freshman year at Miami of Ohio following a career ending foot injury. Coach Owen is committed to raising the level of goaltending in Atlanta and developing, mentoring and advancing goalies to the next level. He credits his knowledge to a wide-array of top flight goalie coaches which also includes four years at Jon Elkin Goalie School in Toronto. He is excited to share his knowledge and passion for the position to make Atlanta a hotbed of goaltending talent.


Coach Raj has 30 years coaching experience at all levels of youth hockey. A native of Kanata, Ontario, Canada, Raj has spent almost two decades coaching in Atlanta and has helped develop quality hockey players and individuals in the region. Coach Raj’s philosophy is one of discipline, team work, skill development and fun. As well as a vast hockey knowledge and experience, Raj also is managing partner of StreetBridge Group. A company that owns, operates and partners with a wide variety of strategic partners to build its portfolio of companies. The company has expanded to include traditional business in food, service and office supplies, e Commerce and sports management.