UConn Head Men’s Hockey Coach Mike Cavanaugh announced that Matt Michno has joined the coaching staff as a volunteer assistant and will work with the Husky goaltenders this season.
Michno currently serves as the Director of Coaching at Pro Crease Goaltending. He spent last season working with the goaltenders at Brown University and the previous two seasons as an assistant coach at Connecticut College, where he helped the Camels to their best season in school history in 2014-15.
Prior to Connecticut College, Michno was a volunteer assistant and the goaltending coach at Cornell University during the 2013-14 season. He has also coached and evaluated goaltenders at the USA Hockey Select 15 & 17 Festivals over multiple years.
Michno earned a bachelor’s degree in sports administration and a master’s degree in coaching education from Ohio University. As a graduate student, Michno posted a 12-1 record and was tied for the league lead with five shutouts as a goaltender for the Bobcats’ ACHA Division I club hockey team. He earned Central States Collegiate Hockey League Tournament MVP honors on the way to the Bobcats’ league championship and was awarded the team’s Most Improved Player award after the teams run to the final four at the ACHA National Championship.