Ali Kenney
Ali Kenney
Position: Assistant Coach
Years at Brown: 2nd season
Ali Kenney enters her second season as part of the Brown women's ice hockey staff. At Brown, Kenney focuses primarily on scouting and recruiting as the team's Recruiting Coordinator and also fulfills many on and off-ice duties. This past year, Kenney was chosen to represent USA Hockey as a Head Coach at the National Development Camps for both the top Under 14 in Rochester, NY and also the top 15/16 year-old females in Lake Placid.

Kenney, a 2000 Brown University graduate and former Bears' ice hockey varsity letterwinner returned to Brown after a successful year as the first assistant coach at Bowdoin College in 2003-04. At Bowdoin, Kenney coached the defense to a #1 national ranking in scoring defense and set a school record for the fewest goals allowed in a season. Her defensive units helped the team become NESCAC Champions, giving them a berth to the NCAA Tournament.

Before heading into coaching Kenney played overseas on a semi-professional team in Denmark and then traveled to Canada the following year to play for the Beatrice Aeros, where she finished fourth in the NWHL in scoring, as her team went on to win the NWHL Championship.

During her four-year tenure at Brown, Kenney participated on the ECAC championship teams in 1998 and 2000 and Ivy League championship teams in 1997 and 2000. She was the Bears' leading goal scorer her senior season and also helped lead the Brown teams that went to the National Final Four in 1998-2000. Kenney is currently 25th on the Bears' All-Time Leading Scorers List and was also the recipient of the Alli McMillan "Unsung Hero" Award in 1999 and 2000. Kenney graduated from Brown with a B.A. in International Relations-Political Economy of Development