TROY, N.Y. – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) Associate Vice President & Director of Athletics Dr. Lee McElroy has announced the hiring of Noah Segall as the Operations Coordinator. A native of Los Gatos, Calif., he will work with the men’s hockey program.
“Noah is exceptional at what he does, said first-year head coach Dave Smith. “We have experience together and his excellence in video and knowledge of what makes a hockey program better are important for the future success of our team. He is a great person and I look forward to working with him and our entire staff.”
Among Segall’s responsibilities are video coordination, including breaking down game tapes, preparation and pre-scouting for upcoming opponents, team travel coordination and various administrative duties.
Segall previously worked as the Director of Hockey Operations at the University of Wisconsin, where he was in charge of video pre-scout, coordinating team travel, managed the team’s budget, expenditures and forecasted future operation costs. He also scheduled Big Ten, non-conference and tournament games, and did NCAA compliance work.
He filled a similar role at the University of Vermont, and at Canisius – under Smith. He also served as the video coach for the U18 Russian women’s national team in January of 2015, winning a bronze medal. His ties to Russia and the NHL are not limited to the 2015 stint with the Russian Women’s National Team, as Segall also works as a coach at the Pavel Datsyuk Hockey School in Russia during the summer months.
While studying at the University of Massachusetts, he worked with the San Jose Sharks and their AHL affiliate in Worcester, assisting the coaching staffs. Segall earned bachelor’s degrees in sports management and economics from UMass in 2014, earning the Mark H. McCormack Department of Sports Management Top Senior award.