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Sunday, February 25, 2024, 12:00PM

The Vipers are pleased to announce Drew Palmer will be heading up the 2012 Gold team for the 2024-25 season.

Drew grew up in Pepperell, MA and currently living in Wakefield. Drew's main focus as a coach is to help kids realize their full potential as players and growing their love for the game. Drew and his wife have three boys all involved in hockey. "I have loved being part of their developmentas hockey players and seeing them become as passionate about hockey as I am."

Drew has a USA Hockey Level 4 Coaching Certification with current training ages up to U16. He will adding U18 training for this coming season. He is also a USA Hockey certified referree, which has given Drew a deeper appreciationfor the game.

In 2021, Drew won the Donald McKay Memorial Coaches Award with two VHL championshipteams.

Coaching Experience:

  • 2012 Vipers Gold, Coach, 2023-Present
  • 2011 Vipers Gold, Coach, 2023-24
  • Wakefield Youth Hockey, 2010-23
  • 06 Shamrocks, Coach, 2020-Present
  • Wakefield Middle School Hockey, 2017-20

Playing Experience:

  • Gettysburg College
  • Jarved, Europa Cup
  • Acton Boxborough High School
  • Jr Wallce Wallopers


  • Wakefield, MA