Siembida sheds volunteer label, now full-time assistant at Yale

Josh Siembida, who served as a volunteer goalie coach for Yale the last three seasons, has been named a full-time assistant for the Bulldogs.

“We are thrilled to be adding a coach of Josh’s caliber to our program,” Yale coach Keith Allain said in a news release. “We have seen firsthand his knowledge, his ability to teach and his commitment to excellence on a daily basis. Our student-athletes will benefit greatly from having Josh on our staff full time. He knows his craft, has a growth mindset, and will work tirelesly to insure that Yale continues to push the bar as an elite program in college hockey.”

Siembida was a goaltender at both North Dakota (2001-03) and Quinnipiac (2004-06). He began his coaching career after graduating from Quinnipiac in 2006. Siembida has also been coaching Connecticut Yankees AAA teams, while helping develop numerous prep, college and pro players.