women's hockey Coaches
- Head Women's Hockey Coach(315) 229-5740
Chris Wells took over the reins of the St. Lawrence University women's hockey team for the 2008-09 season. In his opening campaign, Wells continued the program's tradition of winning, as he guided the team to the 2009 NCAA Tournament and a 24-11-3 record. He enters his fifth season at the helm with a career mark of 80-53-16, fresh off the program's first ECAC Hockey Tournament title and being named the 2012 AHCA National Coach of the Year.
Wells and his staff, which earned ECAC Hockey Coaching Staff of the Year honors, guided the 2011-12 team to an 18-3-1 stretch from December to March, as the Saints swept Dartmouth from the conference quarterfinals before topping Harvard in overtime in the semifinals. St. Lawrence would clinch the ECAC Hockey title and Wells' second career NCAA berth behind a 3-1 win over No. 3 Cornell in Ithaca, NY.
Wells returned to his alma mater as assistant hockey coach for the men's team in the 1999-2000 season after a stint behind the bench at Western Michigan University in the CCHA. He was named Associate Head Coach of the men's hockey team in January of 2003.
A 1992 graduate of St. Lawrence and one of the heroes of that ECAC championship team, he earned the Brian P. Doyle Memorial Trophy as a senior. He scored the overtime game winner in a come-from-behind semifinal win over RPI in the 1992 ECAC tourney.
- Associate Head Women's Hockey Coach(315) 229-5850
Ted Wisner is his ninth season on the Saints' coaching staff and his fifth as the Associate Head Coach. He serves as the recruiting coordinator as well as assisting the staff in all other aspects of the program. The Saints' coaching staff earned 2012 ECAC Hockey Coaching Staff of the Year honors as well as Coach Chris Wells being named the 2012 AHCA National Coach of the Year.
Wisner, a native of Canton, served as the head coach at Colgate, leading the Raiders’ progression from Division III status to Division I status from June 1999 through June 2002. While head coach of the Raiders, Wisner posted a 48-23-9 record and was named the American Hockey Coaches Association College Division National Coach of the Year in 2000. That same year, he was also named the ECACHL Division III Coach of the Year. He spent the 2003-2004 season as an assistant coach at Clarkson in the Golden Knights first season as a Division I program.
A 1995 graduate of SUNY Potsdam, Wisner received a Masters in Education from St.Lawrence in 2001 where he began his coaching career. He served as a graduate assistant for the Saints for two seasons, then joined the the coaching staff at Cornell for the 1998-99 season.
Wisner now resides in Canton, NY and has a daughter, Gina Catherine.
- Assistant Women's Hockey Coach(315) 229-5739
Mare MacDougall enters into her sixth season as an assistant coach with the St. Lawrence women's hockey team in 2012-2013.
Since arriving in Canton, MacDougall has become both the Saints' strength and conditioning and video coordinator. She assists with the recruitment of student-athletes to St. Lawrence and works closely with both the team's forwards and penalty killing unit. In addition to her duties with the hockey program, Mare also teaches courses in the Sports Studies and Exercise Science minor.
MacDougall and the Saints had a banner season in 2011-2012, winning the program's first ECAC Hockey Tournament Championship and making a return to the NCAA Tournament. For their efforts, MacDougall and the Saints' coaching staff earned 2012 ECAC Hockey Coaching Staff of the Year honors and she worked alongside the 2012 AHCA National Coach of the Year, Chris Wells.
MacDougall joined the Saints' staff in 2007-08 after serving as an assistant coach for four seasons at Wayne State University. The Lumsden, Saskatchewan native graduated Cum Laude from Mercyhurst College in 2003 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History. As a defenseman, Mare helped the Lakers capture back-to-back league championships in her two seasons at Mercyhurst, and earned CHA All-Academic honors her both her junior and senior year. She was very involved in the Erie community, as she worked as a volunteer at an after-school program for at-risk children.
- Women's Hockey and Women's Crew Faculty/Staff Mentor(315) 229-5441
Dr. Jennifer Hansen will continue to serve as a Faculty/Staff Mentor to the women's hockey and women's crew teams in the 2012-2013 season.
M.A. - Boston College
Ph.D. - SUNY Stony Brook
Dr. Hansen is an Associate Professor in the Philosophy Department at St. Lawrence University. Her research interests include Philosophy of Psychiatry and Feminist Theory. She also teaches courses in Gender and Sexuality Studies and the First Year Program.
- Football & Women's Hockey Faculty/Staff Mentor(315) 229-5213
Dr. Elizabeth Regosin will continue to serve as a Faculty/Staff Mentor to both the football and women's hockey teams in 2012-13.
B.A. - University of California, Berkeley
M.A. - University of California, Irvine
Ph.D. - University of California, Irvine
"I came to the department of history at St. Lawrence University in the fall of 1997. I teach courses in American history, African American history, and American Women's history. I have also participated in SLU's First-Year Program with colleagues from the English and Sociology departments.
I am currently teaching in the program with a colleague from Philosophy. Our course is entitled "Making a Difference: Active Citizenship in a Healthy Democracy." With its strong teaching mission, SLU is the perfect place for me. I enjoy having the opportunity to interact with my students both in class and in a variety of ways outside the classroom." - Dr. Regosin