Union has named Nicholas Carpenito as an assistant women’s coach for the upcoming 2013-14 season.
Carpenito served as the assistant women’s coach and head women’s JV coach at Elmira for two seasons, helping the Soaring Eagles win the 2013 Division III national championship.
“We are excited to have Nick join our staff,” Union head coach Claudia Barcomb said in a statement. “He brings a great deal of energy and experience to our team and comes from a highly successful Division III program. I look forward to what he is going to add to Union women’s ice hockey.”
A 2011 Northeastern graduate, Carpenito was a four-year member of the men’s club team and also coached the Northeastern women’s club team.
Carpenity was the recipient of the 2011 ACHA Women’s Division I National Coach of the Year award, 2009 ACHA Women’s Division II National Coach of the Year award and a 2010 ACHA Women’s Division II National Coach of the Year award finalist.