John Silver - Hockey Director

Bio :

Time at Kuper

Jon is currently in his ninth season as the Juvenile Boys Hockey Coach and his fourth year as the Director of Hockey for all the teams at Kuper Academy.

While overseeing the teams at Kuper, Jon is also is in charge of recruiting, organizing the schedules for all teams, the equipment, and all tournaments.

Over the past eight seasons under Jon’s coaching the Juvenile team has won the LHIQ Juvenile Championship 5 times and twice finalist, the Stanstead Tournament four times, the Loyola Tournament three years in a row, the 2016 Kuper Invitational, the Northeast tournament Showcase in New Hampshire, the Coca Cola tournament in Marlborough Mass 2014 and 2015, the 2018 Exposure cup (Ct),  Northwood 2017 Finalist.

While coaching Jon has had the privilege of visiting over 40 Preparatory Schools in North America. Over 70 of his players have gone on to secondary education schools and played at the collegiate level.


Jon has a business degree in Management from Concordia University with a minor in Entrepreneurship.

Jon attended the Millbrook School in Millbrook New York from 2004-2006, where he played varsity soccer, hockey and golf. Jon is currently a Class agent and helps raise money for Millbrook by contacting his classmates.

Jon graduated from West Island College in 2004

Other Activities

Jon and his brother Jared are the founders of the Athletic Republic Prep School Showcase, which has just been renamed to the Future Prospects showcase. He has built a strong relationship with many prepatory schools.  This event has helped place many kids at a variety of schools across North America.

From 2008-2017 Jon and his brother ran the Athletic Republic Gym and trained many Hockey players.

Jon also enjoys doing on ice skill development.

When not at the rink Jon loves being on the golf course and spending time with his wife Faye.