Shelley Looney is one of the most accomplished female players and coaches in America. As a player, she was member of the US National Women’s Hockey team, medaling 10 times, including Olympic Gold in 1998 and Silver in 2002, and totaling 136 points in 151 games. Looney played collegiately at Northeastern University and was named ECAC Player of the year in the 1993-94 season.
She is currently the Head Coach of the Nichols School girls team in Buffalo while simultaneously serving the director of Hockey for the Buffalo Bisons boys and girls hockey programs. Prior to her time at Nichols, Looney was the head coach of the Buffalo Beauts in the NWHL, has coached with the USA Hockey National Team Development program for boys in Ann Arbor, Mich. and was the Director of Hockey for the New Jersey Colonials girls hockey program. Her first coaching experience at the collegiate level was as an assistant coach for the women’s hockey team at the University of Vermont.