Team Staff Profile - Richard Welch

Assistant Coach



Current Team:
(M2) Western Connecticut State University


Rick grew up playing hockey in the Northeast, in his youth hockey days he played in some of the more prestigious youth hockey programs like Acton-Boxboro and Mid-Fairfield youth hockey programs. He has bee around the game as either a player or a coach for close to 50 years now. Most recently he was Defensive Coach for the Dallas Stars Selects organization beginning with the U12 AA teams and moving up with the boys through U18 AA Midget Major Team in Dallas Texas. Rick is a Certified USA Hockey Level 4 Coach and will be working with Head Coach Jurasek to work on defensive systems and skills for the Colonials.