Jared Petitto


Jared Petitto | Apex Skating
Bio / Story

Jared Petitto is an on-ice performance coach for Apex Hockey in the Springfield, Virginia area, and brings a wealth of coaching experience garnered across diverse regions, including Virginia, Maine, Massachusetts, and Utah. His hockey journey began in Woodbridge, VA, where he started playing for the Prince William Hockey Club at the age of 8, donning the goalie pads.

Jared furthered his passion for the game at Slippery Rock University (ACHA D1) from 2013 to 2017, earning a Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management with a minor in Business Marketing while actively contributing to the university’s hockey program. Continuing his academic and hockey pursuits, he pursued a Master’s degree at Cleveland State University (ACHA D2), focusing on Sports Management and continuing to showcase his skills on the ice.

Jared’s coaching journey began by teaching learn-to-play hockey and learn-to-skate programs at his local rink in Virginia. He went on to achieve coaching success at Bridgton Academy during the 2021-2022 season, guiding the team to its best season in school history with victories in the Fabello Powell Cup, Maine Prep Cup, and the United Tier 1 Hockey Playoffs. In the subsequent season, he took on coaching responsibilities in Boston for the 2022-2023 season.

With a coaching portfolio spanning both male and female players from Bantam to Junior levels, Jared holds certifications from USA Hockey (level 4), Bronze level goaltending, and Canadian coaching certification. His dedication to player development and his proven track record makes him a valuable asset to Apex Hockey.