Welcome back to the AGHF Player of the Week for the week ended October 1st, 2023! This weekly feature, running throughout the 2023-24 season, pays tribute to outstanding players across all divisions. Our honorees are selected from player nominations submitted by their respective coaches. You can now commemorate their achievements with customizable Player of the Week merchandise available in the league store.

Here are this week’s Players of the Week for each division:

10U Nominating Coach: Louis Greco

  • Team: LVPY
  • Player’s Name: Siena Greco
  • Jersey Number: 56
  • Position: Defense
  • “Siena dedicated equal energy, passion and commitment during every game during our first showcase this weekend. She is trying to inspire the rest of the players by being a role model, build strong relationships within the team, demonstrate initiative and adopts to new and challenging situations.”

12U Nominating Coach: Rob McCarthy

  • Team: CP Dynamo
  • Player’s Name: Ella Scapillato
  • Jersey Number: 26
  • Position: Forward

14U Diamond Nominating Coach: Amanda Castignetti

  • Team: CP Dynamo
  • Player’s Name: Karissa Chapkosky
  • Jersey Number: 16
  • Position: Center

14U Platinum Nominating Coach: Todd Seymour

  • Team: Reston Raiders
  • Player’s Name: Tessa Stoll
  • Jersey Number: 20
  • Position: Center
  • “Tessa Stoll is off to a great start this season and is having a positive impact on her team, both on and off the ice. Tessa plays with an unparalleled determination and puts just as much effort and passion into supporting, encouraging, and celebrating her fellow teammates. She has repeatedly proven herself as an unselfish player who is dedicated to her team. At this weekend’s AGHF Showcase, she managed three goals and an assist while providing a constant stream of encouragement.”

16U Diamond Nominating Coach: Chloe Glass

  • Team: York Lady Devils
  • Player’s Name: Leah Staiger
  • Jersey Number: 43
  • Position: Center
  • “Leah’s incredible work ethic showed this weekend, where she kept us in our game against Reston Raiders, getting a goal and an assist. She also contributed to our 2-1 win against LVPY, netting the first goal of the game. Leah collected 5 points over the weekend.”

19U Platinum Nominating Coach: Steven Morris

  • Team: NJ Bandits
  • Player’s Name: Gabrielle Shadek
  • Jersey Number: 14
  • Position: Forward
  • “Gabby led our team in points this weekend at the AGHF showcase with 4 goals and 1 assist. She was vocal in every game encouraging her teammates, created offense, and focused on the positives.”

Honorable Mentions:

Arianna DiminoCP Dynamo10U99Forward
Emilia ClarkLVPY10U87Defence
Tabitha WlidermannPTL10U55F
Lila GoellerJR Flyers Cardillo10U5G
Abigail GrossmanNY Islanders12U31G
Hanna GunlyckeSTJ U12 Girls AA12U90C
Adalyn FaustWBS Lady Knights12U46Defense
Maria DlugoleckiNJ Bandits 14AA14U Diamond1Goalie
Maggie PiersonLVPY Girls 14U Diamond14U Diamond8Goalie
Isabella BrunoPTL Orange14U Diamond11G
Layla KlapakWBS Lady Knights14U Diamond93Defense
Anne Vander VoortTri-City Eagles Blue14U Platinum19Center
Juliana FunicielloPTL14U Platinum47goalie
Madison KloesNJ Bandits14U Platinum12Goalie
Jolie VaianaNJ Bandits 16AA16U Diamond23Forward
Callie SiekPTL Orange16U Diamond21F
Sarah BertinoLVPY16U Diamond11Forward
Laci NelsonYork Lady Devils19U Diamond5Center
Alexis RileyNJ Bandits Potash19U Diamond32Goalie