Silvertips make change to coaching staff

Assistant coach Harry Mahood resigned, and was replaced on Everett’s staff by Mike Lysyj.

The Silvertips announced Thursday that Mike Lysyj is joining the Everett coaching staff an assistant, replacing Harry Mahood, who resigned his position.

Lysyj, 30, was a volunteer assistant at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI), a NCAA Division-I program, before landing a job in Everett. The Hillsborough, New Jersey native spent four seasons as an assistant coach at SUNY-Fredonia to start his coaching career in 2014.

Lysyj played NCAA Division-III hockey at SUNY-Cortland and played 29 games in the Southern Professional Hockey League (SPHL) for the Mississippi Surge. Lysyj was a forward and a left-handed shot during his playing days.

Mahood moves on after one season as an assistant in Everett. Per a release from the Silvertips, Mahood said he and his family have moved to New York after his wife, Sarah, was afforded “an opportunity of a lifetime” in the airline industry.

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