Ron Kennedy

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Ron Kennedy (May 7, 1953 – July 9, 2009) was a Canadian ice hockey player and trainer.

Early life[edit]

He was born in North Battleford, Saskatchewan, Canada.


Kennedy had played minor-league hockey in North America, Sweden, Netherlands, Germany and Austria before moving to coaching.

Coaching career[edit]

His last position was coaching for Innsbruck of the Austrian Hockey League.[1]

His coaching career included:


Ron Kennedy resigned after his December 2008 diagnosis of brain cancer, from which he died, aged 56, in Klagenfurt, Austria.[2]