Goaltender Scott Gray graduated in 2005 and is entering his first season as an assistant with DI Canisius College
Two NEC Hockey Alumni join the world of coaching
Two New England College hockey alumni are making their coaching splash in the world of Division I hockey. Scott Gray who graduated back in 2005 has joined the Canisius College coaching staff as an assistant coach, while 2003 graduate John Rose will become a member of the 2009-10 Dartmouth College coaching staff.
Gray joins Canisius as a goaltending coach after spending a season as the head coach of the Lakefield College women’s team. Gray played three seasons at New England College, leading the Pilgrims to their first ever appearance in the NCAA Tournament Semifinals his senior season. Over his three seasons Gray recorded a 33-11-3 record in goal and had an impressive .913 save percentage. He was named ECAC Goaltender of the Year once, ECAC East All-Conference twice and the 2005 NEC Male Athlete of the Year.
Rose joins the Dartmouth staff as an assistant coach after serving as an assistant at the University of Alaska, Mercyhurst College and Wentworth Institute of Technology. Rose played in 77 games for the Pilgrims over four seasons. As a defender he finished his career with a goal and nine assists helping to lead the Pilgrims to the ECAC East Championship in 2000-01 and the program’s first NCAA Tournament appearance since 1984.