Sean Walsh enters
his fourth year as assistant men's ice hockey coach at UMass
Walsh returns to the New England area after spending two years as an assistant at Lawrence University in Appleton, WI. In his first season with the program, Walsh helped lead the Vikings to their best record in school history (16-11-1). Walsh's duties included recruiting coordinator, day-to-day operationswhile alsooverseeing the goaltending unit which led the NCCA among D-III institutions in shutouts in 2008-09.
Before coaching at Lawrence University, the Tewksbury, MA native spent one season at Adrian College with their ACHA Division I program. He began his coaching career working with Brian Daccord and for the past eight years has worked with them at Stop It Goaltending over the summers.
A high school hockey standout at Tewksbury Memorial High School, Walsh earned four letters and played on the 2001 league championship team. He also served as a team captain and was named to the league all-star team. Walsh also played one season for the Danville Pounders of the North Eastern Hockey League.
A 2006 graduate of Southern New Hampshire University, Walsh has a bachelor's degree in communications.
Walsh is heavily involved with USA Hockey, working muliple National Festivals as an evaluator throughout the country.