After seven faculty hockey seasons, Berard resigns publish as Holy Cross males’s coach to ‘pursue new alternatives’


David Berard spent seven seasons behind the Holy Cross bench, guiding the Crusaders from 2014 to 2021 (picture: Holy Cross Athletics).

Holy Cross coach David Berard has resigned, efficient instantly, to pursue new alternatives, in accordance with a information launch.

Berard, who took over this system in June 2014, led the Crusaders to an 84-116-34 mark in his tenure.

“It has been an honor and a privilege to be the pinnacle coach at Holy Cross for the previous seven seasons,” Berard mentioned in a press release. “It has been a really superb expertise, and I wish to thank (assistant coaches) Peter Roundy and Max Mobley, in addition to previous members of the teaching workers, for his or her professionalism, dedication and loyalty to this system. I might additionally wish to thank (director of athletics) Marcus Blossom and all of the administration and workers I’ve labored with all through the years for his or her time, effort and experience in caring for our gamers and program.

“Most significantly, I wish to thank our present and former gamers for his or her belief and perception in our imaginative and prescient, and the satisfaction they confirmed in representing Holy Cross. Being your coach and constructing relationships with you is what I’ll all the time cherish.”

Underneath Berard’s tutelage, Holy Cross has achieved well-rounded success, seeing 114 Crusaders named Atlantic Hockey Educational All-Stars and 12 tapped as AHCA All-American Students, whereas 17 have gone on to proceed their careers within the skilled ranks.

“I’d wish to thank David for his seven years of dedication to Holy Cross,” Blossom mentioned. “Coach Berard has been an amazing teammate throughout his time right here, and, most significantly, he was extraordinarily dedicated to the educational, athletic and private growth of each student-athlete he recruited and coached. I want David all the perfect in his subsequent chapter.”

A nationwide seek for the subsequent coach will start instantly.


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