Colleen Coyne

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Colleen Coyne
Born (1971-09-19) September 19, 1971 (age 45)
Medford, MA, USA
Height 5 ft 3 in (160 cm)
Weight 130 lb (59 kg; 9 st 4 lb)
Position Defense
Shot Left
Hockey East team New Hampshire
National team  United States
Playing career 1990–1998

Colleen M. Coyne (born September 19, 1971) is an American ice hockey player. She won a gold medal at the 1998 Winter Olympics.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Coyne was a standout and all-league defensemen for the University of New Hampshire Wildcats. She anchored the American defense on four U.S. Women’s National Teams as well as two U.S. Women’s Select Teams. Statistically, she earned a plus-7 rating at the 1998 Nagano Winter Games. In 1994, Coyne was featured on a hockey card (1994 Classic Women of Hockey #W26 )[2]

Hockey administration[edit]

In 2005, Coyne was elected to the USA Hockey Board of Directors as an athlete representative. In 2008, she was elected to serve on the executive committee. She currently serves on the board of directors for Celebrities For Charities.[3] For the 2010-11 CWHL season, she was named to the league Board of Directors.[4]

Personal[edit]

In October 2007, she was announced as a contributor to USCHO.com and their online Game of the Week broadcasts.[5] Coyne is employed in the field of social media. She has been employed by companies such as Groove Networks, Microsoft, and HubSpot in 2006.[6]

Volunteer work[edit]

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