Moxley Named Women’s Head Coach at Buf State


    Buffalo State has hired former Niagara University standout player and Ohio State University assistant coach Candice Moxley as its new head women’s ice hockey coach.

    Moxley spent the past three seasons as an assistant coach at Ohio State, where she helped the team improve its win-loss record each season.  Prior to joining the Buckeye staff, she served one year as the head coach at Trinity College School in Port Hope, Ontario, and two years as an assistant at Robert Morris in Pittsburgh, where she was responsible for game strategy planning, video review, practice planning and opponent scouting.

    Before her stint at Robert Morris, Moxley was the head on-ice Instructor for Canadian Hockey Enterprises from 2002-2008. There, she was in charge of implementing on-ice practice plans for a variety of ages and skill levels. Moxley has also worked as an instructor at the Stephanie Boyd’s Female Hockey School and the New Ice Age Hockey School in Stouffville, Ontario.  She also had stints coaching for Goulding Park Midget Boys AA Hockey and for the Markham District High School’s women’s varsity team.

    A native of Markham, Ontario, Moxley is familiar with Western New York as a four-year player at Division I Niagara from 2001-05, where she played in 135 career games and netted 34 goals and 78 points.  As a freshman, she helped the team reach the NCAA Frozen Four.  A team captain and All-College Hockey America (CHA) honoree as a senior, she was also a three-time CHA All-Academic Team member.

    She continued her playing career after completing her bachelor’s degree in business commerce from Niagara, spending time in the National Women’s Hockey League.  She also earned a silver medal at the Esso Women’s Hockey Nationals and at the 2007 Provincial Championships.   She is currently a member of the 2013 Canadian National Ball Hockey Team and also plays for the Canadian National Inline Hockey Team.

    Moxley also has a master’s in business administration from Niagara and another master’s in instructional leadership from Robert Morris.

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