Press Release: Delta Hockey Academy announces departure of Female Varsity assistant coach Jenn Gilligan

Delta Hockey Academy Director of Female Hockey and Business Operations, Owen Pighin, announced today that Jenn Gilligan will be stepping down from her position as assistant coach of the Female Varsity team to pursue a full time assistant coaching role with the Port Moody Panthers Junior B hockey club.

“We are so excited for Jenn and her new opportunity with the Panthers,” said Pighin. “I personally am very thankful for Jenn’s support over the years and wish her all the best in this next step of her career.”

Gilligan graduated from NCAA DI Syracuse University in 2016 wrapping up her competitive playing career as the starting goaltender for the Syracuse Orange where she earned an impressive .902 save percentage in her senior year. She served as an assistant coach for the Female Varsity team at the Delta Hockey Academy for three seasons, sharing her knowledge of the game with young female players and dedicating additional time to goaltender development.

Gilligan will start her new role with the Port Moody Panthers in August.

July 2, 2019