Red Gendron
Red Gendron
Title: Associate Head Coach
Email: dennis.gendron@yale.edu

 

Dennis "Red" Gendron completed his second season at Yale withhis second national championship as a coach. Helped Maine win the1993 title as an assistant before serving as associate head coachof the 2013 Frozen Four Champions.

He joined the staff after six seasons as an assistant at theUniversity of Massachusetts (Hockey East).

Gendron, a three-time hockey captain and 1979 graduate of NewEngland College (Henniker, N.H.), spent the last 23 years coachingthe sport. Eleven of those seasons were with the New Jersey Devils'organization as a scout and assistant coach, including Stanley CupChampionships in 1995, 2000 and 2003. Part of his duty with theDevils included serving as head coach of the AHL affiliate inAlbany for the 2002-03 and 2003-04 seasons.

Gendron was in Orono, Maine, with the Black Bears from 1990 to1993 before moving into pro hockey. 

He has also been an assistant coach during the 1993, 2001 and2002 World Junior Championships for Team USA and also worked withseveral U.S. Select-16 and 17 teams. His resume also includescoaching hockey, baseball and football while teaching history atBellows Free Academy in St. Albans, Vt.

Gendron, who is fluent in French, earned a BA in secondaryeducation from New England College and a master's in educationaladministration from Maine in 1993. He also played baseball atNEC.

Gendron, a former Indiana Ice (USHL) head coach and GM(2004-05), and his wife, Janet, have two daughters, Katelyn andAllison.

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