Steve Hennessey
Steve Hennessey
Title: Assistant Coach
Previous College: Western New England '08, Franklin Pierce '15

Steve Hennessey enters his fifth season as an Assistant Coach with the Franklin Pierce University women's ice hockey team in 2017-18. He is also an assistant coach with both the University's men's soccer team as well, working with the team's goalkeepers.

Hennessey played four years of soccer and two years of ice hockey at Western New England College. On the ice, he logged 41 games for the Golden Bears and totaled 8-5-13 along the way, including 3-3-6 as a sophomore and an impressive 5-2-7 campaign as a freshman. In all, he scored four power-play goals and three game-winning goals (for a team with nine wins over those two years).

Hennessey was more decorated on the soccer pitch, where he was named a captain during his senior season and was selected to the Commonwealth Coast Conference All-Star First-Team and the National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-New England Division III Second-Team.  He was also named WNEC Co-Male Athlete of the Year for the 2007-2008 school year. Hennessey helped guide WNEC to three conference titles and the first four NCAA Championship appearances in school history. During the summer of 2007, he played in every game for the Vermont Voltage of the Premier Development League as the starting goalkeeper, leading the league in saves and minutes played.    

Hennessey previous coaching experience as an assistant with the men's soccer team at Saint Michael's College during the 2008 season.

Originally from Essex, Vt., Hennessey graduated from Western New England in 2008 with a bachelor's degree in business administration, with a focus in sport management.  He is currently pursuing his masters degree at Franklin Pierce. He earned his master's degree from Franklin Pierce in 2015.