Longtime college hockey assistant coach Lindsay leaves Penn State after 10 seasons for same job at Massachusetts



Faculty hockey teaching veteran Matt Lindsay has joined Massachusetts as an assistant coach.

Lindsay, who replaces Ben Barr after he took the Maine head teaching job, involves Amherst following 10 seasons at Penn State, the place he was an assistant coach below Man Gadowsky.

“We’re very excited to welcome Matt Lindsay to our program,” stated Minutemen coach Greg Carvel in an announcement. “Matt is likely one of the most skilled and well-respected assistant coaches in school hockey. He has an extended monitor file of spectacular recruiting which has resulted in championship-level groups at Penn State and Princeton. Matt brings a wealth of data and professionalism with him to UMass and is named one of many hardest working recruiters on the circuit. Past all of that, he’s a high-quality individual and he’ll add to the tradition of our program.”

Previous to his time with the Nittany Lions, Lindsay served as an assistant coach at Princeton from 2007 to 2011.

Lindsay spent the 2006-07 season as an assistant coach at Robert Morris the place he served because the group’s video coordinator and aided the squad’s recruiting efforts. He additionally served as a volunteer assistant coach at Colorado Faculty, the place he dealt with video, pre-scouting and one-ice duties. From 2002-05, Lindsay was an assistant coach at Hobart and coached one season (2001-02) in the identical capability at Utica.

A 2001 graduate of Williams, Lindsay earned the William E. McCormick “Coaches” Award as a senior. The award is introduced to a member of the hockey group who greatest exemplifies management, loyalty, a selfless devotion to the group, a youthful delight within the recreation of hockey and, above all, a robust dedication to group service.


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