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Girls Elite Hockey Program, Powered by National Grid

The New York Islanders Girls Elite Hockey program was established in 2016 by Alexis Moed in conjunction with the New York Islanders and the Northwell Health Ice Center. Located in East Meadow, NY the program is committed to the support and development of girls ice hockey on Long Island and in the NY metropolitan area. 

We currently offer teams for girls ages 8-19 years old with an emphasis on skill development in combination with competitive league game play. We are a USA Hockey and NYSAHA sanction program and we are state tournament bound at the 12, 14, 16 and 19u level and a 10U non-tournament bound team. 

Our goal is to foster partnerships that support the growth of the girls' game and benefit all players and coaches. We devote ourselves to teaching life lessons through hockey and paving the way for future prep and college hockey opportunity.

Our guidance and coaching is provided by the best in the business and our mostly female coaching staff is comprised of former NCAA Division I and top Division III players.

We are an organization by women for women!

Contact NY Islanders Girls Elite President Alexis Moed for further detail.


As part of our elite offering, the girls receive athletic and academic advising from some of the best in the business. Our partnership with legendary college coach, women’s advocate, and head coach to the NWHL Toronto Six, Digit Murphy provides our players with an invaluable experience. With 24 years of D1 college coaching experience Digit evaluates and guides our older players through the college hockey selection and recruiting process. In game skills evaluation, one on one counseling and parent presentations is just part of the experience Digit brings to our players. With her energy, expertise, and connections throughout the college and professional ranks our players have clear direction as they strive to attain their future goals. 


19u Coaches - Head Coach: Alexis Moed  |  Assistant Coach: Krystin Sandberg

16u Coaches - Head Coaches: Alexis Moed & Jim Boesenberg

14u Coaches - Head Coach: Jim Winges  |  Assistant Coach: Katie Marsman

12u Coaches - Head Coach: Nik Boesenberg  |  Assistant Coach: Denise Cardello

10u Coaches -  Head Coach: Amanda Ghysel,  |  Assistant Coaches: Olivia Blazak  & Carly Sukiel

All Teams:
Alexis Moed - President
Carl Rappa - Goalie Coach
Jim Winges - Sports Psychologist for all teams
Off-Ice Training - Institute 3E


Dr. Jim Winges joins the Islander Elite staff as our mental conditioning coach and team culture consultant. Over the past 17 years, Dr. Winges has worked with over 5,000 athletes on achieving their sport specific goals, team dynamics, and performance enhancement. He has worked with athletes in all major professional sports and was the first Mental Conditioning Coach to work in Major League Rugby.

Dr. Winges will guide our teams through the challenges of the 2020-2021 season and focus on keeping our players engaged and motivated. Through team exercises and lectures Dr. Winges will help all our teams develop a strong culture and team bond. Players will learn techniques on stress management, the characteristics of a resilient team and how to handle the adversity that comes with being an athlete.

For more information on becoming an Islander, please contact Alexis Moed at or follow all the teams on their social media outlets.


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