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Gustavus Adolphus - Women's Hockey
Gustavus Adolphus - Women's Hockey

Coaching Staff

Stephen Carroll
Assistant Coach

Steve Carroll is entering his 16th season as an assistant coach with the Gusties. His responsibilities include helping recruit student-athletes and developing Gustavus goalies.

Carroll has more than a quarter century of goalie coaching experience and is regarded as one of the top goalie instructors in the Midwest. Steve also serves as goalie coach-in-chief for USA Hockey’s Minnesota District. He also runs his own goalie school and each year coaches hundreds of boys and girls of all skill levels.

An Edina, Minn. native, Carroll was a two-time All-America goalie for Minnesota State University, Mankato. He led the Mavericks to the 1980 NCAA Division II National Championship, where he was named the tournament's MVP.

He was a top-10 finalist for the Hobey Baker Award, presented annually to the best player in men's college hockey. Carroll was named MSU's Male Athlete of the Century and has been inducted into the school's Athletic Hall of Fame.

In 2005, he was inducted into the Edina High School Athletic Hall of Fame.


Courtney Boucher
Assistant Coach / Assistant Rink Manager

Courtney Boucher enters her second season in 2016-17 as Mike Carroll's lead assistant with the Gustavus Adolphus College women's hockey team. Boucher, who works primarily with the team's defenders, began her tenure as assistant coach just a year after completing her final season with the Gusties on the ice and brings a decorated playing resume to the Gustie bench.

A 2015 graduate of Gustavus, Boucher earned All-American honors during the 2014-15 season in which she anchored a Gustie blue line that was one of the top-ranked defensive units in NCAA Division III. She was also a two-time All-MIAC selection (2013-14 and 2014-15) and was a member of Gustavus teams that earned MIAC regular season championships in 2012, 2013, and 2015, MIAC playoff championships in 2012 and 2013, and advanced to the NCAA Division III Frozen Four in 2012 and 2013. She also served as a team captain in both her junior and senior seasons.

In addition to her coaching role, Boucher also serves as Assistant Rink Manager of Don Roberts Ice Arena and is an MVP Emeritus of the Gustavus Sports Information Department.


Patrick Carroll
Assistant Coach

Pat Carroll will join the Gustavus Adolphus College women’s hockey team as an assistant coach for the 2015-16 season. The brother of head coach Mike Carroll and fellow assistant coach Steve.