Mark Dennehy

Mark Dennehy

Head Coach, Ice Hockey, Merrimack College

Mark Dennehy is the Head Coach for the Men’s Ice Hockey program at Merrimack College, where he also serves as the Associate Athletic Director.

The 2009-10 Co-Hockey East Coach of the Year and two-time All-New England Coach of the Year, Mark is in his ninth season behind the bench at Merrimack. In his short time there, Merrimack has established itself as a consistent contender in the loaded Hockey East Association, recently setting a school Division I record for wins (25), and reaching its first NCAA Tournament and Hockey East Championship.
Widely known for his recruiting abilities, Mark has recruited and/or coached two All-American players, two Hockey Humanitarian Award Finalists, four all-rookie team members, and five all-league selections. Previous coaching stops include the University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Fairfield University, and Princeton University.

As a player, Mark helped Boston College win three Hockey East regular season titles and was a part of three NCAA qualifying teams, including the 1990 team that advanced to the Frozen Four at The Joe Louis Arena in Detroit. He played for the U.S. National Team in the World Cup of Hockey, Olympics, and World Championships.

A native of Dorchester, MA, Dennehy currently resides in Andover, MA with his wife Heather and three daughters, Kelsey, Kielan, and Caroline.