Chris has been a skills instructor in the Connecticut area since 2009 and is the owner of Total Hockey Development. Throughout the year Chris trains many high level players from prep schools, junior programs, and colleges as well as professionals that play in Europe, the ECHL, AHL and NHL. In 2021, Chris was hired as the Assistant Skills Coordinator for the New Jersey Devils of the NHL and Utica Comets of the AHL.
Chris serves many roles in addition to skills coaching. He is the Program Director and Head Coach for the Mid-Fairfield Midget teams, 2010 Elite team, and serves as regional scout for the Cedar Rapids Roughriders of the (USHL), Oklahoma Warriors (NAHL) and Surrey Eagles (BCHL).
With an outstanding background as a player and 20 years of teaching experience, Chris Gragnano brings both his passion and his expertise to the ice, helping athletes develop their game.