Coaching Staff

Head Coach Angelo Rosena

Raised in Mercer County, NJ Coach Rosena played youth travel hockey with the Lawrence Flames. Moving onto High School Hockey Coach Rosena played 4 years on Varsity at Hamilton High School North – Nottingham and was Captain his Senior year.

Coach Rosena played 2 years of Juniors in the CHA: 1 year with the Tri-State Selects (Warminster, PA) and 1 year with the New Jersey Titans (Wall Township, NJ). After junior hockey, Coach Rosena attended two years at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy, NY; helping lead the team to their National Tournament both years.

Coach Rosena transferred to The University of Mississippi after his two years at Hudson Valley. He played two years as an Assistant Captain with the Ole Miss Rebels.

Coach Rosena stepped behind the bench in the Spring of 2013 as an assistant coach and help the Rebels to their first National Tournament berth in just the fourth season of the program’s history. In the Fall of 2013, Angelo stepped up as the head coach of the Ole Miss Hockey Program. He has continued the success of the team by leading the boys to two more National Tournament appearances in 2014 and 2015. In his two seasons at the helm, Rosena has coached the team to an overall record 31-22-6-4 with a record of 18-8-2-2 against SECHC rivals.

Angelo has been one of the program’s keys to success and will be back behind the bench for the 2015-2016 season.

Head of Recruitment Colin Knight


Coach Knight is originally from East Greenwich, RI. Coach Knight along with Coach Kristian Skou and Cody Johnson helped start the team in 2009. Coach Knight played for the Ole Miss Rebels for 2.5 seasons before accepting a job with the Cleveland Indians and later moved on with the Nashville Predators. Coach Knight returned to the Rebels program in 2013 as the an assistant coach and helped the team return to the ACHA D3 National Tournament in 2013 and 2014. After 2014, Colin joined the United States Navy and is now an officer. He continues to lead the Ice Rebels recruiting efforts today.

Colin has been recruiting for the Rebels since day 1 of the program. If you are interested in joining the Ole Miss Hockey program please reach out to Colin Knight at 401-465-1829 or

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