Both programs were announced in a media release on February 25, 2016. The programs will begin play with the 2017-18 season. Both programs will be based out of the Revolution Ice Center in Pittston, Pennsylvania. No mention of a conference affiliation was made in any releases to date by the school.
On July 6, 2016 Stephen Mallaro was named the men's head coach.
On August 9, 2016 Jennifer Kindret was named the women's head coach.