October 6, 2005

Stone Steps Down at Brown to Coach Chinese National Team

Oct. 6, 2005

Providence, RI - Assistant women's ice hockey coach Ryan Stone is ending his six year tenure with the Bears, leaving Brown to take a position to coach the Chinese National Team. Stone will be at the team's training center in Harbin, China and will travel to Vierumäki, Finland for the month of November for training and games against the Finnish National Women's Hockey League.

While at Brown, Stone primarily worked with the defense and goaltenders, while also playing an integral role in recruiting. Stone also gained extensive coaching experience at general hockey camps and schools, as well as specifically designed goaltending schools. He has worked at the ELITE Hockey School in Hanover, New Hampshire for the past 13 years, and also coached at the Fred Quistgard Goaltending School from 1993-1996, where he focused on individual technique and mental skill. Stone has also worked as a coach for the USA Hockey Summer Development Camps.

Stone earned three varsity letters as a goaltender for Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin. He also lettered in baseball as a pitcher and outfielder. Stone received a B.S. in Computer Science and Systems Engineering from Rensselaer in May of 1993, and a B.A. in Mathematics from Lawrence in June of 1993.