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Shannon Miller, is the former head coach of the Canadian national women's hockey team which won the Silver medal in ice hockey at the 1998 Winter Olympics. She has also won four NCAA championships with the Minnesota–Duluth Bulldogs women's ice hockey.

Miller played in the first Canadian national championships in 1982.[1] Miller also refereed Canadian university hockey from 1982 to 1985. In 1985, she was a member of the Canadian Hockey Feminine Council and was president of the Southern Alberta Women’s Hockey League. [2] She helped to form the first ever girls minor hockey association in Calgary in 1989. [3]

Coaching careerEdit

She was an assistant coach for Team Alberta at the 1991 Canada Winter Games.

Hockey CanadaEdit

In addition, she was an assistant coach for Team Canada at the 1992 and 1994 Women’s World Ice Hockey championships.

Minnesota DuluthEdit

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Assistant coach Julie Chu, Shannon Miller, and assistant Caroline Ouellette celebrate their 2008 Frozen Four championship.

On April 20, 1998, Miller was hired as the first head coach for the Bulldogs Women's Hockey Team.[4] On March 22, 2010, the Mayor of Duluth, Don Ness presented Shannon Miller with a proclamation declaring Friday, March 26, 2010 as "Shannon Miller Day'".[5] She reached her 300th win faster than any other women’s NCAA Division I head coach in history back on Nov. 20 against Ohio State. [6]

Coaching recordEdit

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(Left to right) Bulldogs coach Shannon Miller, UMD Chancellor Lendley Black, Minnesota Senator Al Franken, assistant coaches Laura Schuler and Michelle McAteer. The Bulldogs team visited the White House on September 13, 2010.

Minnesota DuluthEdit

Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties

Records as of January 19, 2010

Year Wins Losses Ties Postseason
2009-10 3182 NCAA Champions
2008-09 26 9 4 NCAA Frozen Four
2007-08 34 4 1 NCAA Champions
2006-07 24 11 4
2005-06 22 9 3
2004-05 26 6 2
2003-04 20 12 2
2002-03 31 3 2 NCAA Champions
2001-02 24 6 4 NCAA Champions
2000-01 28 5 4 NCAA Champions
1999-00 25 5 3

[7]

Awards and honorsEdit

  • Petro Canada Coaching Excellence Award
  • 2000 WCHA Coach of the Year[8]
  • In 2003, Miller was part of the Bulldogs coaching staff that was named American Association of College Coaches' women's hockey coaching staff of the year. [9]
  • 2003 AHCA Coach of the Year[10]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Who's Who in Canadian Sport, Volume 4, p.307, Bob Ferguson, Fitzhenry and Whiteside Ltd., Markham, ON and Allston, MA, ISBN 1-55041-855-6
  2. Who's Who in Canadian Sport, Volume 4, p.307, Bob Ferguson, Fitzhenry and Whiteside Ltd., Markham, ON and Allston, MA, ISBN 1-55041-855-6
  3. Who's Who in Canadian Sport, Volume 4, p.307, Bob Ferguson, Fitzhenry and Whiteside Ltd., Markham, ON and Allston, MA, ISBN 1-55041-855-6
  4. http://www.umdbulldogs.com/teams-womens-hockey.php?page=memorablemoments
  5. A celebration to honor the 2010 NCAA Champions will take place Friday. Minnesota Duluth Bulldogs athletics (Monday, March 22, 2010). Retrieved on 2 August 2010.
  6. http://www.umdbulldogs.com/teams-womens-hockey.php?id=5415&page=news
  7. http://www.uscho.com/stats/coachYxY.php/Shannon-Miller/cid,158/gender,w.html
  8. http://www.umdbulldogs.com/viewmoment.php?height=500&width=700&modal=true&id=26
  9. Krista Morrissey (Media Contact) (March 14, 2007). New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame to induct six (07/03/14). New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame. Retrieved on 9 June 2010.
  10. http://web1.ncaa.org/web_files/stats/w_icehockey_rb/2010/Awards.pdf

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