In the winter of 2013-14, Terry Meagher will begin his 31st season at the helm of the Bowdoin men's ice hockey team. During his time in Brunswick, Meagher has accumulated a record of 498-228-49 (.674) and made eight appearances in the Championship game of the ECAC Tournament, winning two titles (1986, 1993). More recently, he has led Bowdoin to the NESCAC Tournament in every year of its existence, winning the title in 2013 and has earned five NCAA Tournament appearances, including consecutive bids in 2010-11 and the program's first NCAA Tournament win in 2011.
In 2002-03, Meagher surpassed coaching legend and predecessor Sid Watson (326 wins) with his record-breaking 327th victory. The Polar Bears can boast of being the only Division III team with two 300-win coaches.
Several All-Americans have played for Meagher in his time at Bowdoin, including Jean Roy (Class of 1984) who was a Hobey Baker Award Finalist -- placing him in the top 10 players in the country including all divisions. Meagher has been honored by the New England Hockey Writers Association as its Division II-III New England Coach of the Year three times. In both 1986 and 1989, he was presented with the Edward Jeremiah Mememorial Trophy which is awarded by the American Hockey Coaches Association to the National College Division Coach of the year.
Meagher (pronounced muh-HAR) is a 1976 graduate of Boston University where he received his Bachelor's degree before earning his Master's degree from Illinois State University in 1977. While with Boston University, Meagher made three trips to the NCAA Division I Final Four. During his senior year, he was voted ECAC Tournament Most Valuable Player and the team's most valuable player after leading the team in scoring. He also won the distinguished scholar-athlete award at Boston University as a senior. In his time with Bowdoin, he has also coached men's lacrosse, men's soccer and softball. He also served for over 10 years with the American Hockey Coaches' Association, where he also served a term as president of the organization. Coach Meagher can be reached at email@example.com .
Jamie Dumont rejoined the Bowdoin staff as an assistant
hockey coach in the summer of 2011 after coaching stops in Europe,
the Canadian Hockey League and Bowling Green State University.
Dumont started at Bowdoin from 2001-2005, helping the Polar Bears to 64 wins and assisting in recruiting numerous All-NESCAC and All-American players for the Polar Bears. Returning in 2011, Dumont helped lead Bowdoin to the 2013 NESCAC Championship and an Elite 8 Finish in the NCAA tourney. Dumont’s primary responsibilities for the Polar Bears include recruiting coordinator, practice planning, video breakdown, and assisting with alumni events and relations.
While overseas, Dumont was the Head Coach of the Bolzano Hockey Club in the Series A Italian Professional league guiding them to two National Championships , along with a Bronze medal at the Continental Cup in Rouen, France. In 2008 Dumont served as Associate Coach with the National Junior Team representing Italy at the World Championships in Denmark.
A 1997 graduate of Oswego State University Dumont was a key member of the Great Lakers helping them gain SUNYAC playoff berth all four years while at Oswego. After graduation Dumont started his coaching career at Oswego helping the Lakers gain a regular season title and an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament.
Well-respected among coaching circles for his dedication to his craft, Jamie has worked with numerous professional coaches in player development and has a great grasp of the talent pool both nationally and internationally
A native of Lewiston, Maine Dumont earned a B.A. in Public Relations and a Minor in Coaching from Oswego State. He currently resides in Bowdoin, Maine with his wife Lynn.