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David Quinn

Born:July 30, 1966Draft:1984 North Stars, 13th overall
Hometown:Cranston, RI, USAPosition:Defense
Known For:Shoots:Left
National Team:USA

David Quinn (born July 30, 1966) is an American professional ice hockey coach and former player. He was formerly head coach of the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League (NHL), Lake Erie Monsters of the American Hockey League, an assistant coach for the Colorado Avalanche, and the head men’s hockey coach at Boston University.

Years as a NHL coach: 2018-2021

David Quinn New York Rangers
David Quinn, New York Rangers (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

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Coaching History

  • 1993-96 Northeastern Univ. NCAA Asst. Coach
  • 1996-02 Univ. of Nebraska-Omaha NCAA Asst. Coach
  • 1998-00 USA Women’s World Championships Asst. Coach
  • 2002-04 USNTDP Juniors NAHL Head Coach
  • 2004-09 Boston Univ. NCAA Assoc. Head Coach
  • 2004-05 USA U20 World Junior Championships Asst. Coach
  • 2006-07 USA World Championships Asst. Coach
  • 2009-12 Lake Erie Monsters AHL Head Coach
  • 2011-12 USA World Championships Asst. Coach
  • 2012-13 Colorado Avalanche NHL Asst. Coach
  • 2013-18 Boston Univ. NCAA Head Coach
  • 2015-16 USA World Championships Asst. Coach
  • 2018-2021 New York Rangers Head Coach


  • 1998-99 World Championship Silver Medal – Women’s
  • 1999-00 World Championship Silver Medal – Women’s
  • 2002-03 USA Hockey Development Coach of the Year
  • 2008-09 NCAA Championship winner
  • 2014-15 NCAA Hockey East Coach of the Year
  • 2017-18 NCAA Hockey East Champion