Kyle Wallack
Kyle Wallack
Previous College: Springfield, 1997
Position: Assistant Coach
Kyle Wallack is in his second year as an assistant coach on Paul Pearl's staff. Wallack will be in charge of coordinating and planning all recruiting matters. He will work with all positions with an emphasis on forwards. Before coming to Holy Cross, Wallack spent two seasons at the University of Connecticut where he was an assistant coach. During his tenure at Connecticut, Wallack was the recruiting coordinator and brought in 24 new student athletes. Other duties Wallack performed at Connecticut involved supervision and instruction of goaltenders, development of opponent pre- and post-game scouting reports, including video breakdown and analysis, development and management of practices and assisting in the marketing of the ice hockey program and alumni relations. Wallack is a highly-successful goalie coach and trained 2003-04 Atlantic Hockey All-Rookie goalie Scott Tomes, and Atlantic Hockey Goalie of the Year, Jamie Holden. In addition, Wallack resided over two former All-Rookie Goalies, Justin Eddy (2000-01), who signed as a free-agent with the Washington Capitals, and Holden (2001-02). Before Connecticut, Wallack served as an assistant coach at Quinnipiac University for three seasons (1999-02) where he helped the Bobcats to a MAAC Championship and an NCAA Tournament appearance. Wallack was responsible for all aspects of recruiting, all dry-land training and strength programs, game day and travel management, and the academic performance of the team. Wallack spent single seasons at Nichols College (1998-99) and the University of Delaware (1997-98) as an assistant coach. At both institutions Wallack was the recruiting coordinator and managed the defense and goaltenders. As a four year starting goaltender at Springfield College, Wallack was named captain his senior year. Wallack received several honors while at Springfield, including being named team MVP and All-NECHA (1995-97), named to the Johnson and Wales All-Tournament team (1996-97) and was named to the NECHA All-Tournament team (1995-96). Also while at Springfield, Wallack coached the New England Junior "A" Coyotes to an EJHL Championship. In 2004 Wallack earned a Master's degree in Sport Management from Connecticut. He resides in West Hartford, Conn.