Dan Muse has helped the Bulldogs engineer a 2013 national championship, ECAC Hockey regular season and tournament titles, and six NCAA Tournament wins. All of that in five seasons at Ingalls Rink. The 2013-14 campaign was his first as associate head coach at Yale.
While helping the Elis reach a new level of success, Muse has also had an impact on Team USA. He had been video coach for USA Hockey's World Juniors in 2014 and 2013, taking a gold medal in the later.
Muse, an assistant at Sacred Heart University in 2008-09, came to Yale a few weeks prior to the 2009-10 season and made an immediate impact on a team trying to grab consecutive conference regular season championships and NCAA Tournament appearances for the first time in the storied history of the program.
Muse, a 2005 Stonehill College graduate, was also an assistant at Williams (Mass.) College from 2007-2008 and at Milton (Mass.) Academy from 2005-2007. He taught high school history at Archbishop Williams High School while coaching at Milton.
At Sacred Heart and Williams, he helped prepare and execute training and practice plans and worked primarily with forwards. He also helped develop scouting reports and worked with video while assisting with recruiting efforts.
Muse has also coached at USA Hockey's Select Player Development
Camps (14-17) since 2006 as well as various camps and clinics
throughout the United States.
Muse, who earned a B.A. in criminal justice at Stonehill, served as assistant captain for the Chieftains his senior year and received the team's most improved player award in 2003. He was named to multiple ECAC Northeast/ Northeast-10 All-Academic Hockey Teams and is a recipient of the Canton (Mass.) High School Hockey Distinguished Alumni Award (2007).
Muse and his wife, Maureen, who have a daughter, Fiona, reside in Clinton.