Burnett County native and Olympic medalist Molly Engstrom has been named the head coach of women’s ice hockey at the University of Maine, Director of Athletics Ken Ralph announced on Tuesday, Aug. 16.
“We are thrilled to have Molly Engstrom join us in Orono,” Director of Athletics, Ken Ralph states. “She possesses the strong playing and coaching background necessary to elevate the profile of our women’s hockey program. Her connections through USA Hockey and contacts overseas give her great reach into key recruiting grounds. Our students will benefit by learning the game from one of the top players in Team USA history.”