Rob Godfrey Named Assistant Men's Hockey Coach

Oct. 14, 2008

WORCESTER, Mass. - The College of the Holy Cross has named Rob Godfrey as an assistant men's hockey coach, as announced by head coach Paul Pearl and Athletic Director Richard M. Regan, Jr.

Godfrey is in his second season on the Holy Cross staff and his first as an assistant coach. He was the director of hockey operations a season ago. As an assistant coach with the Crusaders, his responsibilities include recruiting and working with all positions with an emphasis on defense.

A native of Thunder Bay, Ontario, and a 2007 graduate of Holy Cross, Godfrey had an outstanding career as a defenseman for the Crusaders. He played in 121 career games with nine goals and 25 assists for 34 points, including four goals and seven assists for 11 points as a senior and four goals and 12 assists for 16 points as a junior. In 2005-06, Godfrey was named the Atlantic Hockey Best Defensive Defenseman, while he received the Glenn "Spike" Crane Memorial Award and the Seventh Player Award. As a senior, he served as the team's assistant captain and received the Dr. James M. Stewart Memorial Award which is the Coaches Award given for commitment, leadership and performance.