Head Coach, Woman’s Hockey
University of Connecticut
MacKenzie is currently the Head women’s ice hockey coach at the University of Connecticut. Coming to UConn from Ohio State, MacKenzie brings 11 years of collegiate coaching experience in both the women’s and men’s games. Last season, MacKenzie served as the assistant women’s coach at Ohio State.
Prior to joining the OSU staff, MacKenzie spent a two-year stint as the head coach for his alma mater at Niagara University. In two seasons, the Purple Eagles registered a 23-31-10 record, including two second place finishes in the CHA.
MacKenzie coached on the men’s side for his first eight seasons at UMass-Lowell. During those eight seasons, the Riverhawks experienced three 20-win seasons and were the Hockey East Tournament runner ups in 2009.
As a player and 2000 graduate at Niagara, MacKenzie served as a team captain for all four seasons upon the program’s inception in 1996. As a senior, he helped the Purple Eagles to a CHA Regular Season and Tournament Championship as well as an appearance in the NCAA Quarterfinals.