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Jay Green - Head Coach

Coach Jay Green enters his fifth season as the head of the women's hockey program at SUNY Potsdam. He was also at the helm during the team's '07-'08 club year, as well as its inaugural year of varsity action in '08-'09.

Coach Green has been involved with Potsdam Bears Hockey for over 10 years as an assistant men's coach and hockey school instructor. He was a four-year letterman at Elmira College and a member of two NCAA Final Four teams, including the 1980 squad which reached the NCAA championship game.

Coach Green continued his playing career in Sweden for two seasons with Tingsryd AIF and Sudrets HC. Upon completion of his playing career, he served as an assistant coach at Elmira for two seasons before becoming head coach for one season at North Adams State (Mass.) College. He then returned to coach in Sweden for two seasons with Sudrets HC before returning to the U.S.

Upon his return to the states, Green coached at the high school level for several years and has worked as an instructor at a number of camps, including SUNY Potsdam, Elmira College and the Buffalo Sabres of the National Hockey League (NHL).

Coach Green received his bachelor's from Elmira in 1980 and a master's in special education from Mansfield State (Pa.) College in 1988.






Courtney LaughlinCourtney Laughlin - Assistant Coach


Courtney Laughlin enters her first season as an assistant coach for the SUNY Potsdam women's hockey team.