Press Release – Chris Lloyd Named Long Beach Sharks Head Coach for the 2020-2021 Season

LONG BEACH, NY – The Long Beach Sharks (NA3HL) are pleased to announce the hiring of Chris Lloyd as Head Coach for the 2020-2021 season. He is a native of New York and an educator at St. John the Baptist High School teaching AP European History and Economics. Chris coached the St. John the Baptist High School hockey team from 2013-2015 and won a New York State Championship (NYSAHA). Coach Chris played Tier I youth hockey with the Long Island Gulls, two (2) years of junior hockey for the New Jersey Rockets (EHL) and NCAA Division III Hockey at Western New England University.

For the past nine (9) years, Coach Chris has been coaching youth hockey and coached the last six (6) seasons with the Long Island Sharks. When asked about his move to the Long Beach Sharks, Coach Chris remarked, “I am really looking forward to the opportunity to help grow and develop our junior players and work towards advancing them to the NAHL and collegiate levels of hockey.”

George Chalos, the President and Director of Hockey Operations for the Long Beach Sharks commented: “We are excited for Chris to become the head coach of the junior team. His knowledge of junior and college hockey is exceptional. We are all looking forward to a really special season.”

Chris resides in Lindenhurst with his wife Evelyn and twin boys, Austin and Logan.

Coach Chris can be reached at or (631) 379-3762.

For more information on the Sharks, please contact: or (516) 721-4076.