Coach John Dillon


John Dillon is the owner and founder of Explosive Power Skating and Hockey School. He has been teaching skating and hockey skills for over 40 years. He has personally helped many players make it to the Division 1 College, AHL, NHL and Olympic levels

In 1997, John Dillon placed 4th Nationally, 4th at Easterns and was the New England Regional Champion in his respective Category as a Competitive Figure Skater. He was the assistant coach for the Holy Cross Women's Hockey Team in 2003.

John has his Bachelor's degree in Psychology. His Figure Skating and Hockey background set him apart as the founder & director of Explosive Power Skating & Hockey School.



I have had the fortunate opportunity to meet John Dillon and have had the honor of watching him work with my son. The passion that John shows during on and off-ice sessions is indescribable.

Andrew Cassels
NHL Player
Now, as an NHLPA certified hockey agent, I have referred several players to John Dillon so they will obtain the proper skills that will one day help them fulfill their dreams of making it to the National Hockey League.

Tim Sheehy
NHL Agent
John Dillon is easily the premier hockey skating instructor in central Mass. He is professional and has an intense passion for teaching. Working with John will enable you to enhance your overall skating ability.

Tom Poti
NHL Player
John Dillon has been through the process of learning, practicing and teaching what it takes to be a top professional in this field. I was fortunate to have been able to enroll my son in one of John's programs.

Greg Gilbert
NHL Coach