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Joe Carter- D2 Head Coach

Email: umdcoach@gmail.com

BIO:

Joe returns for his second season as Head Coach and fifth with the University of Maryland.  Joe holds a Level 4 USA Hockey coaching certification and has eight years of ACHA coaching experience.  The Terps have finished ranked in the top 15 in the Southeast region every year since he joined the team and they qualified for the regional tournament in 2017-2018.  Prior to joining Maryland, Joe served four years as an Assistant Coach for American University, leading the Eagles to back-to-back Mason Dixon League championships in 2011-2012 and 2012-2013.  He grew up playing hockey in Minnesota and played five seasons of ACHA hockey for the University of Minnesota and American University.  When he’s not behind the bench, Joe works as an attorney for the federal government and he remains active in several adult hockey leagues in the Washington, DC area.

Brennen Smith - D3 Head Coach

Email: brennen55@gmail.com

BIO:

Brennen has served as assistant coach for the 2016-17 and 2017-18 seasons and brings 20 years of playing experience to the Terrapins. He played collegiate hockey at Ithaca College, competing in the NECHL of ACHA's Division I. Brennen graduated from Ithaca College in the Fall of 2015, double majoring in finance and marketing. He currently works full time as a Social Media Strategist and Community Manager. In his free time he enjoys hiking, attending concerts, playing the guitar (terribly), and biking.