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Jim Gaudet - D2 Head Coach

Email: umdcoach@gmail.com

BIO:

Jim Gaudet grew up playing hockey in New Hampshire. He played high school hockey at Hanover High School where he won 2 state championships and was named first team All-State. He was also a four time selection to USA Hockey's Team New England. Jim played junior hockey his senior year and the following year for the NH Jr. Monarchs where his team won the National tournament twice. He then went on to play 4 years of NCAA Division 1 hockey at Dartmouth College and was Assistant Captain his senior year. After graduating from Dartmouth in 2012, Jim moved to Maryland for a job but still wanted to be involved in hockey. Since moving to Maryland, Jim has experienced 3 seasons as a head coach at the varsity high school level as well as 1 season as an associate head coach with the United States Naval Academy.


Joe Carter- D2 Assistant Coach

Email: josephleecarter@gmail,com

BIO:

Joe is originally from Minnesota and has been involved with hockey for more than 25 years.  He played Junior Gold A (Midget) level hockey in high school and captained his team to a State tournament berth during his junior year.  Following his senior year, Joe was selected to represent Team Minnesota in an all-star tournament in Australia.  In college, Joe played one season for the University of Minnesota D2 Club team before resigning to focus on academics.  He moved to Washington, DC in 2007 to attend American University’s Washington College of Law and discovered that he still had college hockey eligibility.  While attending law school Joe captained three successful seasons for the AU D3 Club team and volunteered to be an Assistant Coach after graduation.  He coached the last four seasons for AU, helped lead the Eagles to back-to-back Mason Dixon League championships in 2012 and 2013, and guided the team through promotion to the Blue Ridge Hockey Conference.  Joe now works as an attorney for the federal government and plays in several adult hockey leagues in the Washington, DC metro area.


Tony Oesterling- Assistant Coach

Email: tonyoesterling@gmail.com

Bio:

Tony is a UMD alumni who grew up playing youth hockey around Maryland.  He played 4 years of ACHA D1 hockey for University of Maryland and is excited to be back helping out with the team.  When Tony is not out on the ice coaching or playing in the local adult league, he is most likely out on the golf course. Tony works as a GIS Analyst for the USDA - Natural Resources Conservation Service.

Chris Devore - Recruiting Coordinator

Email: cd_af@hotmail.com

Bio:

Mr. DeVore graduated from the University of Maryland in December 2012 with a degree in Operations Managment and Supply Chain Management from the R.H. Smith School of Business. He played three and a half years for the Terps DII team serving as a forward during his tenure. He now works in Annapolis, MD for the Department of the Interior. He continues playing adult hockey and coaching youth hockey in the Annapolis area.

Greg Leger - D3 Head Coach

Emailterpshockeycoach@gmail.com

BIO:

This triathlon man has been the head coach of the Maryland DIII club team since they formed, serving his 7th season behind the bench.  In his second season, Gregory guided the team to the Mason Dixon League championship and helped with the team's transition into the Blue Ridge Hockey Conference. In his 4th season, Coach Leger led his team 1st in the division. Last season he coached the Terps to a 12-0 undefeated regular season. He is a graduate of the University of Massachusetts at Amherst with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and should be finishing his masters in the same field at Johns Hopkins this spring.  He works as an engineer at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory.  When he is not at work or coaching, he spends most of his time training for triathlons.  He is happily married to his wife, Jayme, who is a PhD student at Maryland.  They have two dogs, Brooke and Lucy.


Jack Goodell - D3 Assistant Coach

Emailjgoodell88@gmail.com

BIO:

Jack is a PhD student in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Maryland focusing on Nuclear Chemistry.  His 20+ years of playing experience included five years at the Junior level and three years of ACHA Division I hockey at Adrian College as a defenseman. This is Jack's 4th year as an assistant coach with the Terps.  He is the one on the ice who can still keep up with the players. He is a Red Wings fan, mostly because of Zetterberg's dark, dreamy eyes.

Matt Bochniak- D3 Assistant Coach

Bio:

Matt Bochniak enters his first season as an assistant coach with the Terps. A native of Street Maryland, his primary role is to develop the team's goaltenders.
 
Prior to joining the Terps coaching staff, Bochniak served as the Head Coach of Loyola University’s Roller Hockey team for the 2009-10 season. With the Greyhounds, the team ended the year with a 12-3-0 overall record and led the Eastern Collegiate Roller Hockey Association (Division III) with the fewest goals against (28). In 2010-11, Bochniak played goal for the Pennsylvania Typhoon in the Professional Inline Hockey Association.  

Bochniak graduated with a bachelor’s of science degree in Electronic Media and Film from Towson University in 2005. In 2008, he began graduate studies at Loyola University where he played for the Greyhounds Roller Hockey Club. Currently, he is the Head of Instructional Technology at George Washington University School of Law.