Former Plattsburgh State standout Kayla Meneghin is in her first season as an assistant coach for the Saint Anselm College women's ice hockey program, after starting her time on the Hilltop on June 22, 2018.
Meneghin graduated from Plattsburgh State in May, 2018 with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and put together one of the most prolific careers in the history of Division III women’s ice hockey. She finished her career fourth in Division III history with 188 points, scoring 86 goals and recording 102 assists in 117 games as a Cardinal. Her 102 assists put Meneghin second in program history at Plattsburgh State and fifth all-time in Division III.
At Plattsburgh State, Meneghin was a three-time CCM/AHCA All-America selection, including first team nods in 2015-16 and 2016-17, and helped lead the Cardinals to three national championships, three ECAC Women’s West titles and one NEWHL championship. Over her four seasons, the Cardinals went 107-8-5 overall. Meneghin also collected numerous individual honors, including being named the 2016 ECAC Women’s West Player of the Year and the 2017-18 NEWHL Tournament MVP, and was a four-time all-conference performer after tallying at least 40 points in each of her four seasons.
The Wanaque, N.J., product has coaching experience in a variety of roles, serving as an ice hockey instructor at Floyd Hall Arena since January, 2010. Meneghin also worked as a camp counselor at a pair of USA Hockey District Camps and for the New York State Amateur Hockey Association, assisting with on and off-ice coaching and evaluating youth hockey players at district tryouts. Additionally, Meneghin was involved with the program’s hockey camp as a camp instructor at Plattsburgh State and has worked as an ice hockey instructor at Floyd Hall Arena since 2010.