Chadd Cassidy

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Chadd Cassidy
Born (1973-08-03) August 3, 1973 (age 43)
Lake Placid, NY, USA
Position Head Coach
Playing career 1999–present

Chadd Cassidy (born August 3, 1973) is an American professional ice hockey coach and former head coach of the Rochester Americans in the American Hockey League (AHL).

Cassidy played varsity hockey at the State University of New York at Cortland, graduating in 1995 with a degree in recreation and leisure studies. He served as an assistant coach at Cortland State from 1999-2001, and then at the State University of New York at Potsdam for the 2001-2002 season. His next stop was with the National Sports Academy in Lake Placid, New York where he was the head coach from 2002-2006, with his team winning the league championship in 2004. Next, Cassidy was an assistant coach under Ron Rolston with the U.S. National Under-18 Team from 2006-2011.[1]

On August 31, 2011, Cassidy joined the Rochester Americans as an assistant coach, and on Feb. 20, 2013, he took over as head coach when Ron Rolston was promoted to coach the Buffalo Sabres.[2] He was relieved of his duties as head coach on May 1, 2015. [3]


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