The school photo below is from the Germantown Academy Patriots, 1986.

Memphis Riverkings CHL Highlights

Mark Richards played his high school hockey career beginning with the Central Bucks East Blazers and ending with the Germantown Academy Patriots of the Suburban High School Hockey League, “SHSHL.” He played his college hockey career for UMass Lowell from 1988. He also played for the US National World Junior U20 men’s hockey team. Mark was drafted by the Winnipeg Jets of the National Hockey League in the 1990 supplemental draft. He played professionally for various teams from 1992 to 2007 in the IHL, ECHL, AHL, UHL, CHL, and finally the SPHL.

Mark also served as a player/assistant, and head coach professionally from 1996 to 2013.


Tony AmonteF6-0 (183)201 (91)8/2/1970Hingham, Mass.Boston Univ. (NCAA)New York Rangers
(1988, 4th rd., 68th ovr.)
Adam Burt (C)D6-2 (188)205 (93)1/15/1969Novi, Mich.North Bay Centennials (OHL)Hartford Whalers
(1987, 2nd rd., 39th ovr.)
Neil CarnesF5-9 (175)185 (84)8/19/1970Plymouth, Mich.Verdun Canadiens (QMJHL)Montreal Canadiens
(1988, 3rd rd., 46th ovr.)
Peter CiavagliaF5-10 (178)179 (81)7/15/1969Snyder, N.Y.Harvard Univ. (NCAA)Calgary Flames
(1987, 7th rd., 145th ovr.)
Ted CrowleyD6-2 (188)187 (85)5/3/1970Boxboro, Mass.Boston College (NCAA)Toronto Maple Leafs
(988, 4th rd., 69th ovr.)
Tom DionD5-11 (180)183 (83)4/22/1969Massena, N.Y.Boston Univ. (NCAA)
David EmmaF5-11 (180)190 (86)1/14/1969Cranston, R.I.Boston College (NCAA)New Jersey Devils
(1989, 6th rd., 110th ovr.)
Jason GlickmanG5-9 (175)181 (82)3/26/1969Chicago, Ill.Hull Olympiques (QMJHL)Detroit Red Wings
(1989, 12th rd., 246th ovr.)
Bill GuerinF6-2 (188)220 (100)11/9/1970Wilbraham, Mass.Boston College (NCAA)New Jersey Devils
(1989, 1st rd., 5th ovr.)
Steve HeinzeF6-0 (183)194 (88)1/30/1970North Andover, Mass.Boston College (NCAA)Boston Bruins
(1988, 3rd rd., 60th ovr.)
Shaun KaneD6-3 (191)194 (88)2/24/1970Holyoke, Mass.Providence College (NCAA)Minnesota North Stars
(1988, 3rd rd., 43rd ovr.)
Mike LappinF5-10 (178)172 (78)1/1/1969St. Charles, Ill.Boston Univ. (NCAA)Chicago Blackhawks
(1987, 12th rd., 239th ovr.)
John LeClairF6-3 (191)225 (102)7/5/1969St. Albans, Vt.Univ. of Vermont (NCAA)Montreal Canadiens
(1987, 2nd rd., 33rd ovr.)
Mike ModanoF6-3 (191)207 (94)6/7/1970Westland, Mich.Prince Albert Raiders (WHL)Minnesota North Stars
(1988, 1st rd., 1st ovr.)
Tom PedersonD5-10 (178)187 (85)1/14/1970Bloomington, Minn.Univ. of Minnesota (NCAA)Minnesota North Stars
(1989, 11th rd., 217th ovr.)
Mark RichardsG5-8 (173)190 (86)7/24/1969Jamison, Pa.Univ. of Lowell (NCAA)Winnipeg Jets
(1990 supplemental draft)
Barry RichterD6-0 (183)203 (92)9/11/1970Madison, Wis.Univ. of Wisconsin (NCAA)Hartford Whalers
(1988, 2nd rd., 32nd ovr.)
Jeremy RoenickF6-1 (185)205 (93)1/17/1970Marshfield, Mass.Hull Olympiques (QMJHL)Chicago Blackhawks
(1988, 1st rd., 8th ovr.)
Joe SaccoF6-1 (185)194 (88)2/4/1969Medford, Mass.Boston Univ. (NCAA)Toronto Maple Leafs
(1987, 4th rd., 71st ovr.)
Rodger SykesD5-9 (175)190 (86)2/28/1969Waukegan, Ill.Univ. of Wisconsin (NCAA)



1996-97Tallahassee Tiger SharksECHLPlayer-Assistant       
2003-04Memphis RiverkingsCHLPlayer-Assistant       
2003-04Memphis RiverkingsCHLHead331811400.606Out of Playoffs
2004-05Memphis RiverkingsCHLHead603028020.517Out of Playoffs
2005-06Pee Dee CyclonesSPHLHead561633070.348Lost in round 2
2006-07Pee Dee CyclonesSPHLHead38923600.316
2007-08Twin City CyclonesSPHLHead522325040.481Lost in round 1
2008-09Twin City CyclonesSPHLHead602529060.467Out of Playoffs
2012-13Augusta RiverHawksSPHLHead561931060.393Out of Playoffs