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W Hockey Coaching Staff
Head Coach
Laura Schuler
Laura Schuler was named the head coach of the Dartmouth women's hockey team in April of 2016 after spending the 2015-16 season at the helm of the Canadian national women's hockey team. She becomes the program's ninth head coach in nearly four decades. In May of 2017, she was named head coach of the 2018 Canadian Women's Olympic Hockey Team. Schuler's leadership of the 2015-16 Canadian National Team was not her first assignment on the international level. She was a Development Camp Coach for Hockey Canada (2008-13), an assistant with the National Women's Team (2010-11), head coach of the U22 National Women's Team (2011-12), assistant of the U18 National Team (2012-13) and head coach of the U18 National Team (2013-14).   FULL BIO
Assistant Coach
Chris Cobb
Chris Cobb was hired as first assistant for the women's hockey team in August of 2016. Cobb comes to Dartmouth from ECAC Hockey rival Union, where he served as an assistant coach for the 2015-16 season. While in Schenectady, Cobb was responsible for recruiting prospective athletes, managing the forwards, pre-scouting opponents, video breakdown for individual and team use and conducting skills sessions.   FULL BIO
Assistant Coach
Morgan Illikainen
Morgan Illikainen, a 2015 Dartmouth graduate and a former alternate captain, was named an assistant coach with the Big Green women's hockey team. She returns to Hanover after spending a season as the hockey and lacrosse assistant at the Northwood School in Lake Placid, New York.   FULL BIO
Volunteer Assistant Coach
Pat Doherty
Pat Doherty was named a volunteer assistant coach with the Dartmouth women's hockey team in November of 2017. A 2015 St. Lawrence graduate, Doherty missed only one game (due to illness), and was named a captain during his senior season.   FULL BIO
Director of Hockey Operations
Tommy Smith
Tommy Smith enters his fifth season as the Director of Women's Hockey Operations in 2017-18. Smith is responsible for all travel plans, assisting the coaching staff in video production and serving as a liaison to the athletic department and College offices in addition to other actions supporting the Green.   FULL BIO