Maura Crowell is making her second appearance as an assistant coach with the U.S. Women's National Under-18 Team after helping guide the U.S. at the 2015 International Ice Hockey Federation Women's World Championship in St. Catharines, Ontario.
Crowell, who has coached at various USA Hockey development camps and festivals in recent years, was appointed head coach of the women’s ice hockey team at the University of Minnesota-Duluth in 2015 after five years with Harvard University in various coaching capacities.
Crowell joined the Crimson after a five-year stint as head coach at UMass Boston. She was named the 2009-10 Eastern College Athletic Conference East Women’s Ice Hockey Coach of the Year.
Before her time at UMass Boston, Crowell spent two seasons as an assistant coach with Connecticut College and was an assistant coach with the hockey team and head coach of the junior varsity women’s lacrosse team at St. Mark’s School in Southborough, Mass.
As a player, Crowell was a member of the Colgate women’s ice hockey team.