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Mr. John Harrington Bah

Head Women's Hockey Coach

Minnesota State University

HQ Phone: (218) 477-4000

Email: j***@***.edu

Minnesota State University

1104 Seventh Ave. South

Moorhead, Minnesota 56563

United States

Company Description

Minnesota State University, Mankato, located in south-central Minnesota on a bluff above the Minnesota River, is a comprehensive university within the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system. Although most of the University's 14,000 students come... more

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Background Information

Employment History

Director of Hockey Operations

Herb Brooks Foundation

Coach

St. John's University

Assistant Coach

St. Cloud State University

Assistant Coach

University of Denver

Affiliations

Member
U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame

Charter Member
U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame

Division III Hockey Player
National Collegiate Athletic Association

Education



St. John's University



University of Minnesota-Duluth

Web References (98 Total References)


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John Harrington gained fame as a member of the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team that captured the gold medal at the Winter Games in Lake Placid, New York. Mr. Harrington played hockey in Lugano, Switzerland, for the 1980-1981 season before returning home to earn a spot on the U.S. National Hockey Team, representing the United States at the 1981, 1982, and 1983 World Hockey Championships. He completed his international playing career as an Alternate Captain of the 1984 U.S. Olympic Hockey team that competed in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia.
A member of the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame, Harrington received the Lester Patrick Award in 1980 for outstanding service to hockey in the U.S. He is a charter member of the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame, a 1990 inductee into the Minnesota Olympic Hall of Fame, a 1997 inductee into the Virginia Hall of Fame, and a 2001 inductee into the University of Minnesota-Duluth Athletic Hall of Fame.
A member of the 1980 and 1984 U.S. Olympic hockey teams, Mr. Harrington guided the Saint John's University (SJU) Johnnies to a 241-142-31 (.620) record over 15 seasons. His 15 years at SJU is the longest tenure of any hockey coach in school history. The most successful hockey coach in SJU's history, Mr. Harrington coached 17 All-America selections.
A 1979 graduate of the University of Minnesota-Duluth, Mr. Harrington was an assistant hockey coach at St. Cloud State University from 1990 to 1993. Prior to his move to St. Cloud, Mr. Harrington worked as an assistant coach at the University of Denver from 1984 to 1990.
In 2015, he returned to college coaching after a seven-year hiatus when he was named Head Women's Hockey Coach at Minnesota State University. Mr. Harrington had left the college coaching ranks in 2008 after 24 years to pursue a professional coaching career in Europe.
In addition to his collegiate coaching experience, Harrington has been involved with numerous USA Hockey summer development camps and national team coaching staffs.


Catching up with John Harrington

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Catching up with John Harrington

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John Harrington takes a knee with dozens of Minneapolis kids who were taking part in the City of Lakes Hockey Associations "Try Hockey for Free" day in November. The Herb Brooks Foundation participated in these and other events to keep inner-city hockey
Former 1980 Gold Medal Olympian and Miracle on Ice forward John Harrington had some great coaches. Then he became a coach - and a darn successful one at that.
Harrington served as an assistant at Denver University and St. Cloud State University before leading Saint John's University to five MIAC titles and five NCAA tournament appearances. He spent the last few years coaching in Switzerland, Italy and the Slovenia before returning to the State of Hockey.
The Virginia, Minn. native was recently been named Hockey Director at the Herb Brooks Training Center, which includes duties with FHIT Players, a leading hockey advancement and development group, along with assisting the Herb Brooks Foundation in growing the game of hockey.
The Minnesota Hockey Journal sat down with Harrington to discuss his variety of roles, including working with inner-city kids.


Q&A With John Harrington

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Catching up... With John Harrington

Former 1980 Gold Medal Olympian and Miracle on Ice forward John Harrington had some great coaches. Then he became a coach - and a successful one at that. Harrington served as an assistant at Denver University and St. Cloud State University before leading Saint John's University to five MIAC titles and five NCAA tournament appearances. He spent the last few years coaching in Switzerland, Italy and Slovenia before returning to the State of Hockey.
The Virginia, Minn. native was recently named hockey director at the Herb Brooks Training Center, which includes duties with FHIT Players, a leading hockey advancement and development group, along with assisting the Herb Brooks Foundation in growing the game of hockey. Minnesota Hockey Journal sat down with Harrington to discuss his variety of roles, which include working with inner-city kids.
MHJ: What exactly is your role with FHIT Players? John Harrington: I'm the director of Hockey Development.


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Catching up with John Harrington

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Catching up with John Harrington

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John Harrington takes a knee with dozens of Minneapolis kids who were taking part in the City of Lakes Hockey Associations "Try Hockey for Free" day in November. The Herb Brooks Foundation participated in these and other events to keep inner-city hockey
Former 1980 Gold Medal Olympian and Miracle on Ice forward John Harrington had some great coaches. Then he became a coach - and a darn successful one at that.
Harrington served as an assistant at Denver University and St. Cloud State University before leading Saint John's University to five MIAC titles and five NCAA tournament appearances. He spent the last few years coaching in Switzerland, Italy and the Slovenia before returning to the State of Hockey.
The Virginia, Minn. native was recently been named Hockey Director at the Herb Brooks Training Center, which includes duties with FHIT Players, a leading hockey advancement and development group, along with assisting the Herb Brooks Foundation in growing the game of hockey.
The Minnesota Hockey Journal sat down with Harrington to discuss his variety of roles, including working with inner-city kids.

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