Northeastern associate coach Keefe named U.S. World Junior assistant coach

USA Hockey announced Thursday that Northeastern associate coach Jerry Keefe will serve as an assistant coach for the 2019 U.S. National Junior Team.Keefe joins head coach Mike Hastings (Minnesota State) and fellow assistants David Lassonde (Dartmouth), Steve Miller (Ohio State) and Scott Sandelin (Minnesota Duluth).While Keefe is serving on a U.S. national team staff for the first time, he has been involved in an instructor in multiple USA Hockey events during the course of his career.USA Hockey also named today its support staff for the 2019 U.S. National Junior Team, and those with NCAA ties include video coach Alex Dawes (Penn State), athletic trainer Matt Schmidt (Minnesota State) and equipment manager Nick Meldrum (Denver).