Tom Steinel Jr. Named Regional Coordinator for Northern New Jersey

I am pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Steinel Jr. (Rutherford, NJ) to the position of Regional Coordinator for Northern New Jersey effective immediately.

Tom has been a part of the USA Hockey program since 1995. He has participated in every level of officiating locally and nationally over the past 20 years and is currently an active on-ice official for the ECAC, NCAA Division 1.

Tom brings a combination of assets to this position having had the opportunity to attend all of the AAHA and USA Hockey camps and opportunities as an on-ice official.

Below is a short official's bio for Tom Steinel:

  • USAH Official: 1995-Present
  • ODP Member: 2005-2008
  • SPHL & ECHL On-Ice Official: 2008-2012
  • USAH Camp Instructor:
  • Atlantic District Camp
  • Eastern Regional Camp
  • National Camp
  • Select Camp
  • North American Program of Merit Camp
  • ECAC On-Ice Official: 2012-Present
  • NIHOA NY/NJ Metro Official: 2013-Present
  • NJYHL Assistant R-I-C: 2010-Present


I would like to congratulate Tom Steinel on his appointment to this position and look forward to working with him in the future.

Jim Doyle

Referee-In-Chief