Sandy Cohen (ice hockey)

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Sandy Cohen
Born (1975-11-25) November 25, 1975 (age 38)
Whitby, Ontario
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Forward
ECHL team
Former teams
Reading Royals
Florida Everblades (ECHL)
Trenton Titans (ECHL)
Pee Dee Pride (ECHL)
Merrimack Warriors (HE)
Sioux City Musketeers (USHL)
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 1999–2002

Sandy Cohen (born November 25, 1975) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey forward and coach who most recently played for the Reading Royals of the ECHL.

Early life and education[edit]

Cohen was born in Whitby, Ontario. He holds dual citizenship in the United States and Canada.[1] He began skating at age three and started playing ice hockey the next year. He moved to the United States to play in the USHL in 1995.[1]

Cohen attended Merrimack College from 1996 to 2000. He was a marketing major.[1]

Career[edit]

Cohen spent two full seasons in the ECHL in addition to playing six games after his final season of college hockey ended. After playing for four teams in the ECHL he was forced to retire due to the effects of several concussions.[1]

In the 2003–04 season he served as an assistant coach for the Waterloo Black Hawks of the USHL. He now is the head coach of the Penn State Berks ice hockey team.[2]

Career statistics[edit]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1995–96 Sioux City Musketeers USHL 42 27 27 54 45
1996–97 Merrimack College HE 31 5 9 14 6
1997–98 Merrimack College HE 37 24 11 35 44
1998–99 Merrimack College HE 34 6 14 20 23
1999–00 Merrimack College HE 36 14 11 25 30
1999–2000 Pee Dee Pride ECHL 6 2 2 4 0
2000–01 Trenton Titans ECHL 45 8 12 20 23
2000–01 Florida Everblades ECHL 19 1 4 5 0 5 1 0 1 2
2001–02 Reading Royals ECHL 35 6 5 11 18
ECHL totals 105 17 23 40 41 5 1 0 1 2

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Alecia T. Devantier; Carol Turkington (2006). Extraordinary Jobs in Sports. New York: Facts on File. pp. 46–47. ISBN 978-0-8160-5861-7. 
  2. ^ "Sandy Cohen". Coaches & Staff. Penn State Berks Ice Hockey. Retrieved 18 February 2011. 

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