|Title:||Volunteer Assistant Coach|
François Bourbeau, former goaltender coach of the Princeton University men's and women's hockey teams, is the husband of Head Coach Amy Bourbeau and serves as the Brown women's hockey team's volunteer assistant coach. He will work with Bears' goalies and pass on his experience gained as a player and coach at the collegiate and professional levels.
Bourbeau was a goalie on four NCAA Division III national championship teams at Middlebury College and was twice named an All-American. He shares the NCAA Division III record for winning percentage in a season (14-0 in 1996) and ranks second in career goals-against average at 1.88. Bourbeau’s career winning percentage ranks second in the Division III record books at .917 as he went 47-2-5 over four seasons at Middlebury.
Bourbeau spent the 2000-01 season working with the Princeton men’s goaltenders. After graduating from Middlebury, he played two seasons of professional hockey, appearing for the El Paso Buzzards in the Western Professional Hockey League and the Saginaw Gears of the United Hockey League.
Bourbeau gained further coaching experience at the Hun School of Princeton, where he coached the boys high school hockey team.
François and Amy were married in the summer of 2004. The couple has a daughter, Anabelle, who was born in July of 2009.