Alli Paratore, a native of Johnstown, PA, has joined SHAHA for her fourth consecutive season. She currently serves as Head Coach for our Girls 19U and 14U teams and helps coordinate the development of the girl’s program. During her tenure with the SHAHA Girl’s, she has helped to transform them into a competitive program which continually grows each season.
Alli began officially coaching a SHAHA team in the 2019-20 season with the 12U girls. Before she accepted a head coaching position, she worked with multiple teams within the organization as a skills and skating instructor. She had previous involvement with the Johnstown Tomahawks, Little Pens Girls Program, Little Jets, and Jr. Chiefs. She has also coached multiple Learn-To-Skate, Learn-To-Play, and other developmental programs at different age groups.
Alli has an extensive playing background that includes multiple accolades and accomplishments. She has represented local organizations that include Johnstown, Allegheny, Altoona, Team Pittsburgh Girls, and Gilmour Academy. In 2010, she attended California University of Pennsylvania where she played for the Women’s team (ACHA DII). As an assistant captain, Alli helped lead her team to ACHA Division II National Tournament Appearances, as well as multiple league championship wins. Alli was awarded the ACHA Division II All-American and All-Tournament Team for multiple seasons before graduating in 2014 with a major in Sports Management and a minor in Graphic Communications and Multimedia.
Alli is excited about the continued opportunity to develop the SHAHA Girls Program and contribute to the growth of girl’s hockey in the Pittsburgh area. She believes in building confidence, individual player development, all while having fun and spreading passion for the game we love.