Kerstin Matthews enters her sixth season as the head coach of the Saint Anselm College women's ice hockey team. Named to the position Aug. 25, 2008, Matthews has accumulated a career record of 90-36-9 during her tenure on the Hilltop.
Matthews came to Saint Anselm from Boston University, where she served as the Terriers' first assistant coach since 2005. Prior to then, she was the women's club head ice hockey coach before the BU program moved up to varsity status. As the program's first assistant coach, Matthews served as the team's recruiting coordinator, both domestically and internationally, as well as coaching the forwards in practices and game situations.
In addition to her responsibilities at Boston University, Matthews was co-owner of Hockey Advantage, a girls ice hockey school located in Woburn, Mass. Founded in 2001, Hockey Advantage teaches fundamentals of ice hockey through clinics, camps and private lessons.
Matthews is a 2000 graduate of
Providence College, where she graduated cum laude with a bachelor
of science degree in management. She was also a four-year member of
the women's ice hockey team, appearing in 123 career games for the
Friars. During her senior season, Matthews captained the team
and posted three goals and 10 assists for 13 points (3-10=13).
including serving as team captain.
Matthews resides in Woburn, Mass. with her husband, Jeff, and her sons, Jacob and Cameron.