Colleen Coyne and Her Advice for Coaches
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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 the advice that she has for youth coaches and sports parents. She discusses that from a coaching perspective, making sure to stay in your head and trusting your decisions is vitally important and that from a parent perspective to "just cheer" is the best way to support the team and your child.