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Boston Pride president Colleen Coyne is an Olympic Gold Medalist (Nagano, 1998), coach, sports parent, and seasoned executive who knows and honors the game. After a standout career at the University of New Hampshire, Coyne went on to anchor the American defense on four different USWNT culminating in gold in the 1998 Olympics. Coyne, and the entire 1998 team, are members of the Hockey Hall of Fame. A believer in teamwork and positivity, Coyne gives back to the game by serving on the USA Hockey Board of Directors executive committee and by coaching youth hockey.

In this video, Coyne discusses that one of the main reasons that brought the 1998 Olympic team together was a shared history. She discusses that the teams shared history led to a chemistry where no teammate needed to be a hero which brought the team together and allowed them to perform their best.