Men's Hockey Names Peter Cronin Volunteer Assistant Coach
WORCESTER, Mass. – The Holy Cross men’s hockey program has announced Peter Cronin as a volunteer assistant coach. Cronin comes to Holy Cross after graduating from Bowdoin College, where he set the men’s ice hockey record for single-season save percentage in the 2015-16 season.
“I am very excited to welcome Peter Cronin to our coaching staff,” said head coach David Berard. “He is eager to coach and driven to learn the coaching profession. Having just graduated from college, Peter has a great understanding of what it takes to be a high achieving student-athlete and will impart that knowledge to our players to help make them successful. He has already made a significant impact to our program since his arrival and we look forward to watching his development as a coach.”
Cronin joins the Crusader staff after completing his playing career at Bowdoin. Cronin started 56 games as a Polar Bear, including 20-consecutive starts in the 2015-16 season. Cronin finished his career ranking second on the Polar Bear’s career save percentage record book. He also ranks fifth on the career save list at Bowdoin. Cronin was also the 2016 recipient of the Hugh Munro Jr. Award, given to the most valuable player as voted by the team.
The Crusaders open the 2018-19 season with a home Atlantic Hockey series with Canisius. The Crusaders and Griffins will face off at 7:05 p.m. on Oct. 12 and at 5:05 p.m. on Oct. 13.