Dan Meyers joins the Quinnipiac men’s ice hockey team as the goalie coach for Rand Pecknold’s Bobcats. Meyers brings several years of goalie coaching and a stellar playing resume to the Quinnipiac locker room.
Meyers was a four-year stand-out at the University of Massachusetts where he logged more than 1,500 minutes in goal for the Minutemen. For his career, he posted an 11-12-2 record with a .900 save percentage and a 2.80 goals-against average, which rank third and fourth, respectively, all-time at UMass. As a freshman, he was 2-1-0 with a 2.97 GAA as the back-up to currently National Hockey League goalie John Quick. As a junior, Meyers was a two-time Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week and also showcased a pair of 40-win games against nationally-ranked North Dakota and New Hampshire.
Recently, Meyers played for the Trenton (N.J.) Titans of the East Coast Hockey League (ECHL) and the Delaware Federals of the Federal Hockey League (FHL), where in his one start he stopped 60 of 62 shots on goal.
In addition to his work with the Bobcats, Meyers also serves as the head goaltending instructor at the Pro Ambitions Hockey Camps as well as the president of Mike Buckley’s Goalie Development School (GDS) based in Hackensack, N.J. Prior to his playing career at UMass, Meyers was a 2005-06 EJHL All-Star while playing for the Green Mountain Glades. Prior to his two years with the Glades, Meyers played for Eastern Regional High School in New Jersey, where he holds the all-time records for goals-against average, save percentage and wins.
Meyers graduated from UMass in 2010 with a bachelors in psychology.