Jackie Friesen

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Jackie Friesen (born August 4, 1983) is an assistant coach with the Wisconsin Badgers women's ice hockey team.

A native of Regina, Saskatchewan, Friesen attended the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she played on the women's ice hockey team.[1]

Coaching career[edit]

Friesen's first coaching experience was as an undergraduate assistant with the Badgers. During this time, she was a member of the 2006 National Championship team. After playing professionally in Switzerland and the Czech Republic, the Badgers hired Friesen as a temporary assistant coach in 2009 after the coaching staff was re-shuffled while Mark Johnson took a leave of absence in order to coach the United States women's national ice hockey team during the 2010 Winter Olympics. Friesen was hired to a full-time position in 2010 after Johnson's return.[2]