Boulder Hockey Club Announces Re-Introduction of 16AA Team For 2024-2025 Season




Tier II Nationally Bound Team To Be Led By Experienced Head Coach Duncan McIntosh

SUPERIOR, CO, APRIL 1, 2024 – Bolstering its commitment to fostering elite-level youth hockey in the local community, Boulder Hockey Club is excited to announce the re-introduction of its Tier II nationally bound 16AA team for the upcoming season. Back by popular demand, this marks a significant milestone in the club’s growth and presents an exciting opportunity for young athletes aspiring to compete at the high levels of the sport.

The 16U AA team will compete in both the CAHA 16U AA league and the Atlantic Hockey Federation (AHF) 16U AA league, offering players a platform to showcase their skills in regional and national competitions. The season will include a minimum of 12 AHF league games plus playoffs, CAHA league games plus playoffs, select tournaments / showcases, and added scrimmages depending on schedule availability.

Under the guidance of experienced Head Coach Duncan McIntosh, the team will benefit from a comprehensive training program designed to maximize player development and performance. With three practices per week, plus additional weekend practices, players will receive specialized on-ice instruction tailored to enhance their skills and strategic understanding of the game.

Coach Duncan McIntosh brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the Boulder Hockey Club. Currently serving as Assistant Coach for the Rocky Mountain RoughRiders Tier 1 U16 & U15 teams, McIntosh holds a Level-4 USA Hockey Coach certification and has been instrumental in the development of youth hockey players for over four seasons. His background as a former RoughRiders player and NCAA Division III ice hockey athlete at Worcester State University and the University of Colorado, Boulder, provides him with unique insights into the demands and challenges of competitive hockey at various levels.

“We are thrilled to re-introduce the 16AA team to the Boulder Hockey Club family and provide young athletes with the opportunity to pursue their hockey aspirations at an elite level,” says Neil Runbeck, Boulder Hockey Club Executive Director. “With Coach McIntosh’s leadership and expertise, we are confident that our players will thrive both on and off the ice, developing the skills, discipline, and resilience necessary for success in hockey and beyond.”

In addition to on-ice training, players will have full access to professionally led off-ice training sessions through Impact Sports Performance, as well as team video sessions, nutrition, and sport psychology sessions facilitated by industry professionals.


Boulder Hockey Club, founded in 1970 as a non-profit organization, is located in Superior, CO.  Boulder is a recreational, travel recreational, and Tier II hockey association. BHC has a membership of 350+ players, non-parent coaches, 5 on-ice age group directors, a goalie director, a defense specialist, a hockey director, and an executive director.  The Boulder Hockey family has an immense number of volunteers, including five division directors, a registrar and scheduler, a safe sport coordinator, a IT Systems Administrator/Webmaster, and between none and eleven Board Members. Boulder Hockey Club is affiliated with the Rocky Mountain RoughRider Tier I program, and for our 50th year, we strengthened our relationship further by changing our nickname and branding from the Bison to the RoughRiders!  Boulder Hockey Club trains out of the Blue Sport Stable - a sports complex that houses 2 NHL rinks, 1 Skill-Pad rink, 21 locker rooms, an 80’ x 40’ turf field, full basketball/volleyball courts, batting cages, golf simulators, Synapse Physical Therapy and Impact Sports Performance.



Renee Alegranti

Hockey Operations Manager