Freddy Meyer, 36, enters his fourth season with the East Coast Wizards as the Head Coach and General Manager. After retiring from playing professional hockey as a defenseman in April 2012, Meyer started his coaching career. He spent his first two years behind the bench as an Assistant Coach with the Manchester Monarchs of the American Hockey League. Meyer is a veteran of 418 NHL and AHL games during a nine-year professional career from 2003-2012. The native of Sanbornville, New Hampshire collected 20 goals and 53 assists for 73 points in 281 NHL games with the Philadelphia Flyers, the New York Islanders, the Phoenix Coyotes, and the Atlanta Thrashers. He also registered 23 goals and 28 assists for 51 points in 137 career AHL games with the Philadelphia Phantoms and San Antonio Rampage. Meyer scored three goals and nine assists for 12 points in 31 games for Modo Hockey of the Swedish Elite League during the 2011-12 season before hanging up the skates and moving on to coaching.
Meyer was a member of the 2005 Calder Cup Champions, the Philadelphia Phantoms.
As a 2003 graduate of Boston University, Meyer was named to the Hockey East All-Rookie Team in 2000, the NCAA East First All-American Team and the Hockey East First All-Star Team in 2003. He signed his first professional contract as an undrafted free agent with the Flyers in 2003. In four seasons on the Terriers’ blueline, Meyer scored 17 goals and 55 assists for 72 points in 126 games while recording 288 penalty minutes.
Meyer also represented the Unites States internationally on several occasions throughout his playing career. He skated with the 1999 U.S. Men's National Under-18 Team, the 2001 U.S. National Junior Team, the 2006 U.S. Men's National Team, and the 2011 U.S. Men’s Select Team.
Freddy is married to his wife Lindsey. They have two sons, Freddy (nine) and Carter (eight), and reside in Winchester, Massachusetts.
EHL Assistant Coach
Kory Falite, is a 2010 graduate of the University of Massachusetts-Lowell. During his time at Lowell (2006-2010), Kory was a member of the Men’s Division 1 NCAA hockey program. He complied 60 goals and 46 assists in his 4-year tenure with the River Hawks.
After graduating, Falite signed with the St.Louis Blues and was assigned to Alaska Aces of the ECHL. He played 69 games during the regular season compiling 45 points in his rookie year. He also played in 9 playoff games helping the Aces win both the ECHL regular season and the Kelly Cup playoffs.
Falite played part of the 2011–12 season with Norway's Manglerud Star Ishockey, but returned to North America to pursue his professional career after signing a contract on December 11, 2011 with the Florida Everblades of the ECHL.
He was then sent to the Utah Grizzles to finish the remainder of the 2012 season. Falite played over 90 games with Utah until he was traded at the deadline the following season in a 7-player deal. He was sent to the San Francisco Bulls to finish the 2013 season.
In the fall of 2013, Falite joined "World Select" and was assigned to coach in Hong Kong for the Hong Kong Selects. While in Hong Kong, Kory was the Director of Hockey Operations, coached several U8-U17 teams and organized/ran weekly skill sessions.