Brown College has named former Princeton assistant coach Melanie Ruzzi as their new ladies’s head hockey coach.
Ruzzi, a local of Burnsville, Minnesota, performed 4 seasons of faculty hockey at Windfall School from 1999-2003 earlier than embarking on a training profession. After two years as an assistant at D-3 Amherst School, Ruzzi served as an assistant for 4 years at Harvard, since years at Windfall, a 12 months at Yale, and two years at Princeton(although the second of these seasons was cancelled because of the Covid-19 pandemic). She has additionally labored as an assistant with the US ladies’s U-18 crew.
She’ll face a troublesome mission in constructing Brown’s program. The Bears final had a profitable document within the 2005-2006 when Digit Murphy coached the crew to a 15-13-5 document. The college’s solely NCAA event look got here in 2002, when Brown completed runner-up to Minnesota Duluth within the second-ever NCAA ladies’s D-1 hockey event.