Paul Pooley

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Paul Pooley
Sport(s) Ice hockey
Current position
Title Associate Head Coach
Team Notre Dame Fighting Irish
Conference Hockey East
Biographical details
Born (1960-08-02) August 2, 1960 (age 57)
Exeter, ON, Canada
Alma mater Ohio State University
Playing career
1980–1984 Ohio State
1984–1986 Sherbrooke Canadiens
1984–1986 Winnipeg Jets
1986–1987 Fort Wayne Komets
Position(s) Forward
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1988–1991 Ohio State (asst.)
1991–1994 Lake Superior State (asst.)
1994–2005 Providence
2005–present Notre Dame (asst.)
Head coaching record
Overall 185–187–40 (.498)
Tournaments 0–2 (.000)
Accomplishments and honors
1992 NCAA Championship (assistant)
1994 NCAA Championship (assistant)
1996 Hockey East Tournament Champion
2001 Hockey East Bob Kullen Award

Paul Robert Pooley (born August 2, 1960 in Exeter, Ontario) was a professional ice hockey player who played 15 games in the National Hockey League with the Winnipeg Jets. He played his college hockey at Ohio State, where his number 22 has been retired. He is currently the associate head coach for Notre Dame's men's ice hockey team, a position he has held since 2005.[1]

Head coaching record[edit]


Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Providence Friars (Hockey East) (1994–2005)
1994–95 Providence 14–17–6 7–11–6–3 6th Hockey East Runner-Up
1995–96 Providence 21–15–3 12–9–3–0 4th NCAA West Regional Quarterfinals
1996–97 Providence 15–20–1 12–11–1 4th Hockey East Quarterfinals
1997–98 Providence 15–18–3 9–13–2 7th Hockey East Quarterfinals
1998–99 Providence 20–17–1 12–11–1 4th Hockey East Semifinals
1999–00 Providence 18–18–2 10–13–1 t-5th Hockey East Quarterfinals
2000–01 Providence 22–13–5 13–8–5 t-2nd NCAA West Regional Quarterfinals
2001–02 Providence 13–20–5 8–13–3 7th Hockey East Quarterfinals
2002–03 Providence 19–14–3 12–9–3 t-4th Hockey East Quarterfinals
2003–04 Providence 16–14–7 7–11–6 5th Hockey East Quarterfinals
2004–05 Providence 12–21–4 6–14–4 7th Hockey East Quarterfinals
Providence: 185–187–40 108–123–29
Total: 185–187–40

      National champion         Postseason invitational champion  
      Conference regular season champion         Conference regular season and conference tournament champion
      Division regular season champion       Division regular season and conference tournament champion
      Conference tournament champion

Awards and honours[edit]

Award Year
All-CCHA Second Team 1980–81 [2]
All-CCHA First Team 1983–84 [2]
AHCA West First-Team All-American 1983–84 [3]


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  2. ^ a b "CCHA All-Teams". College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved May 19, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Men's Ice Hockey Award Winners" (PDF). Retrieved June 11, 2013. 

External links[edit]

Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Steve Mulholland
CCHA Rookie of the Year
1980–81 (With Jeff Poeschl)
Succeeded by
Jon Elliot
Preceded by
Brian Hills
CCHA Player of the Year
Succeeded by
Ray Staszak
Preceded by
Jack Parker
Bob Kullen Coach of the Year Award
Succeeded by
Dick Umile