Rand Pecknold

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Rand Pecknold
Sport(s) Ice hockey
Biographical details
Born Bedford, New Hampshire
Alma mater Connecticut College ('90)
Playing career
1986–1990 Connecticut College
Position(s) Defense
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1991–93 Connecticut College (assistant)
1994–present Quinnipiac University
Head coaching record
Overall 446–264–83
Accomplishments and honors
1999 MAAC Regular Season Champion
2000 MAAC Regular Season Champion
2002 MAAC Tournament Champion
2005 Atlantic Hockey Regular Season Champion
2013 ECAC Hockey Regular Season Champion
2015 ECAC Hockey Regular Season Champion
2016 ECAC Hockey Regular Season Champion
2016 ECAC Hockey Men's Ice Hockey Tournament Champions
2005 Atlantic Hockey Coach of the Year
2013 ECAC Coach of the Year
2016 ECAC Coach of the Year
2015-16 College Hockey News Coach of the Year
2016 Spencer Penrose Award
Quinnipiac school record for wins: (446)

Rand Pecknold is an American ice hockey coach. He is currently the head coach of the Quinnipiac Bobcats men's ice hockey team.[1] He took over the program at Quinnipiac in 1994 and led the transition from Division 2 to Division 1. Since moving to Division 1 in the 1998–1999 season he has led the Bobcats to 17 consecutive winning seasons the longest stretch after Michigan's streak of 25 years was broken in the 2012–13 season. In the 19th season behind the bench he led the Bobcats to the 2013 Frozen Four where they lost the National Championship to arch rival Yale. In the 2014–2015 season Coach Rand Pecknold reached 400 career wins, making him the 33rd D1 Head Coach to reach such a feat. Rand Pecknold once again led the Bobcats to the Frozen Four in 2015-16 where they fell in the National Championship to North Dakota 5-1.

Head coaching record[edit]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Quinnipiac (Division II Independent) (1994–1995–1997–1998)
1994–1995 Quinnipiac 6–15–1
1995–1996 Quinnipiac 11–12–4
1996–1997 Quinnipiac 13–12–2
1997–1998 Quinnipiac 19–3–1
Quinnipiac: 49–42–8
Quinnipiac (MAAC) (1998–1999–2002–2003)
1998–1999 Quinnipiac 26–6–2 22–4–2 1st MAAC Semifinals
1999–2000 Quinnipiac 27–6–3 23–1–2 1st MAAC Semifinals
2000–2001 Quinnipiac 22–11–4 17–7–2 2nd MAAC Runner-Up
2001–2002 Quinnipiac 20–13–5 15–6–5 2nd NCAA First Round
2002–2003 Quinnipiac 22–13–1 18–7–1 2nd MAAC Runner-Up
Quinnipiac: 117–49–15 95–25–12
Quinnipiac (Atlantic Hockey) (2003–2004–2004–2005)
2003–2004 Quinnipiac 15–14–6 12–6–6 3rd Atlantic Hockey Quarterfinals
2004–2005 Quinnipiac 21–13–3 16–6–2 1st Atlantic Hockey Runner-Up
Quinnipiac: 36–27–9 28–12–8
Quinnipiac (ECAC Hockey) (2005–2006–Present)
2005–2006 Quinnipiac 20–18–1 8–13–1 10th ECAC Quarterfinals
2006–2007 Quinnipiac 21–14–5 10–8–4 5th ECAC Runner-Up
2007–2008 Quinnipiac 20–15–4 9–9–4 6th ECAC Quarterfinals
2008–2009 Quinnipiac 18–18–3 9–10–3 7th ECAC Quarterfinals
2009–2010 Quinnpiac 20–18–2 11–11–0 7th ECAC Quarterfinals
2010–2011 Quinnipiac 16–15–8 6–9–7 8th ECAC Quarterfinals
2011–2012 Quinnipiac 20–14–6 9–8–5 5th ECAC Quarterfinals
2012–2013 Quinnipiac 30–8–5 17–2–3 1st NCAA Runner-Up
2013–2014 Quinnipiac 24–10–6 12–6–4 3rd NCAA First Round
2014–2015 Quinnipiac 23–12–4 16–3–3 1st NCAA First Round
2015–2016 Quinnipiac 32–4–7 16–1–5 1st NCAA Runner-Up
Quinnipiac University: 446–264–83
Total: 446–264–83

      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


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Awards and achievements
Preceded by
Paul Pearl
Atlantic Hockey Coach of the Year
Succeeded by
Brian Riley
Preceded by
Rick Bennett
Tim Taylor Award
Succeeded by
Don Vaughan
Preceded by
Greg Carvel
Tim Taylor Award
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Mike Hastings (ice hockey)
Spencer Penrose Award
Succeeded by