Kerry Brennan Named Head Varsity Girls Hockey Coach

Kerry Brennan Named Head Varsity Girls Hockey Coach

Austin Prep announced Tuesday, October 11th the appointment of Kerry Brennan as Austin Prep’s next Head Varsity Girls Hockey Coach. Coach Brennan takes the helm of the program  after achieving considerable playing and coaching success, and administrative experience in age-based hockey.

"As with any coaching position at Austin Prep, the best candidate will have the right experience, exceptional gifts, and be mission-aligned. We are fortunate to add an individual who brings a unique balance of these attributes. Coach Brennan's experience, appreciation of our School's mission, and passion for developing the student-athlete makes her an excellent choice to lead our Girls Ice Hockey Program," Director of Athletics Patrick Driscoll '97 said.

A Charlestown native, Coach Brennan comes to Austin Prep from the North Shore Vipers Hockey Program, where she serves as the Program Director focusing on player development and the college placement of her athletes. Additionally, she serves as the Director of the Wilmington Youth Lacrosse Girls program.

Before her time at the North Shore Vipers Program, Coach Brennan held the position of Assistant Director and Youth Counselor for the Gavin Foundation: Speakers of Hope Program.

Prior to beginning her coaching career, Coach Brennan played ice hockey collegiately at Southern Maine and UMass Boston after a stellar high school career at Boston Latin School, where she earned Boston Globe and Boston Herald All-Scholastic Honors, in addition to the Boston Globe Female Ice Hockey Player of the Year and Samuel Morse Leadership Awards.

In addition to her coaching duties, Coach Brennan will also serve as the Administrative Assistant in the Office of College Counseling at Austin Prep.

Coach Brennan is enthusiastic about the opportunity to lead the Austin Prep Girls Ice Hockey Program. "I’m honored and excited for the opportunity to lead this program, as we continue to our journey in the NEPSAC. I would like to thank the leadership at Austin Prep, including Head of School Dr. James Hickey, Mr. Jonathan Pollard and Director of Athletics Mr. Patrick Driscoll," Coach Brennan said. "I’m extremely passionate about developing young women and cannot wait to get to work and help our student -athletes achieve success on and off the ice."