RIT women add Walkland to staff as new assistant coach

Rochester Institute of Technology has announced that Chelsea Walkland will join the women’s hockey staff as an assistant coach for the 2011-12 season.

“I’m excited that Chelsea is joining our hockey program this year,” said RIT head coach Scott McDonald in a statement. “I’ve followed Chelsea’s playing career for a number of years during her time with the Rochester Edge program and Division I women’s hockey team at Robert Morris University.”

Walkland played four seasons (2006-2010) at Robert Morris and played in a program-record 140 career games, recording 41 career points (14 goals, 27 assists), while serving as an assistant captain during her junior and senior seasons.