Hockey Operations

George HavilandGeorge Haviland – General Manager

Haviland is the Patriarch of the New Jersey Titans organization, starting it in 1999. Over the years, he’s helped develop a number of high-level junior, NCAA and professional standouts and has currently placed over 1000 boys and girls players into NCAA Collegiate hockey. He also currently has nine National Hockey League players or draft picks to his credit.

He began his coaching career over 25 years ago with the American Eagles (now the Jersey Shore Wildcats). He also coached with the Chicago Freeze of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) and Trenton Titans of the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) before his started the Titans.

Haviland is one of the most prominent youth coaches in the Atlantic District and boasts an impressive resume that includes twelve Atlantic District Amateur Hockey Association titles and nine trips to the USA Hockey National Championships, where he has led his teams to a medal six times.

Andrey KapranovAndrey Kapranov – Head Coach

Kapranov is currently an assistant coach with the NAHL Titans as well as the skills instructor for the Titans boy’s youth program.

He is a former Russian professional hockey player and began his coaching career with the Russian National Junior and Dynamo Moscow Youth teams.  He was the head coach of the NA3HL Jersey Shore Wildcats during the 2017-18 season.

He has worked with a multitude of Russian-born stars, most notably Alexander Ovechin. He also has helped Alexander Radulov of the Dallas Stars and Alexander Galchenyuk of the Minnesota Wild.

He has a passion for developing players. His emphasis is on individual skill development, followed by team concepts and systems, and he believes that communication with individual players and the team are keys to overall success.

Ben Fleischman – Scout Specialist

Ben Fleischman is interning with the New Jersey Titans during calendar year 2020.  A large portion of his responsibilities is specialized scouting for the NA3HL and NAHL teams.  Ben joins us from Elmira College where he is majoring in Business Administration with concentrations in Management and Marketing. Ben is currently a Goaltender on the Elmira College (NCAA) Soaring Eagles Hockey Team.  Prior to being recruited by the Soaring Eagles, he spent time playing for CP Dynamo, New England Wolves, and New York Apple Core. Ben spent the past two summers specializing in training youth hockey and junior goaltenders for High Performance Goaltending Camp in Oregon, Wisconsin. Prior to working on these one-on-one lessons, Ben spent time training goaltenders at weekly camps for Sentinel Goaltending in Brewster, New York.

Nick GrinvaldsNick Grinvalds – Scout Specialist

Nick is a native of Parsippany, New Jersey. He is currently an intern and specialized scout for the NA3HL and NAHL teams during the off season with our club. He is currently a defenseman in the NCAA playing for Elmira College where he is going to be a Junior in the Fall. Nick currently majors in Business Administration with a concentration in Management and Marketing. Before attending Elmira College, Nick grew up playing for the NJ Colonials and played junior hockey for the Jersey Hitmen (USPHL), Philadelphia Revolution (EHL), and the Boston Jr. Rangers (EHL).