Salve Regina has announced the hiring of Zech Klann as head coach for the Seahawk men’s hockey program.
“We are so excited to have Zech join us at Salve Regina,” said Salve Regina director of athletics Jody Mooradian in a statement. “His strong ties in the community and ice hockey connections will help us grow and continue our strong success. He brings a great deal of energy and knowledge to this position and is a great addition to the Seahawks.”
Klann played at UMass from 2004 to 2007 and was later an assistant coach with the Rhode Island Storm, St. George’s Prep School and the Islanders Premier Hockey Club while serving as head coach with Rogers High School and Yankee Conference Team New England.
“It is a rare occasion to coach college hockey in my hometown,” added Klann. “I am grateful for the opportunity to become a member of the Seahawk family and I am very excited to be a part of the strong tradition of hockey at Salve.”