|Alma Mater:||UMass Amherst|
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.
Prior to that, he spent three seasons at Williams, helping lead the Ephs to a NESCAC title and an appearance in the NCAA Elite Eight. During his tenure, he was responsible for recruiting, video breakdown and managing the defense and goalies. He coached two first-team All-Americans, three first-team and one second-team All-NESCAC award winners, one NESCAC Player of the Year and one NESCAC Rookie of the Year.
Before Williams, Cobb spent five years as the head coach at UMass Amherst and three seasons as an assistant coach at Amherst. At UMass, his teams went 68-48-13 in five seasons and had five ACHA national tournament appearances, three ECWHL Championship game appearances, and two ACHA Final Four appearances. At Amherst, Cobb’s primary responsibility was coaching the goalies. The program went 63-14-7 in his three seasons, including two NCAA appearances, and three NESCAC championship game appearances, winning the 2010 NESCAC and NCAA Division III National Championship.
Cobb has also spent time as the assistant coach of the ACHA women's national team, coaching the squad on a tour of Europe playing games against various professional teams. Cobb received his bachelor of science in kinesiology from UMass in 2007 before going on to receive his master’s in coaching education from Ohio University.