Sean Goldsworthy



 
  Head Coach  
  17th Season in 2013-14  
  Hometown:  
Alma Mater: St. Olaf '94
Overall Record (through 2012-13):170-193-51 (.472)
MIAC Record (through 2012-13): 102-118-36 (.468)
MIAC Regular Season Championships:2008-09
MIAC Playoffs Championships: 2005-06
NCAA Appearances: 2005-06
E-mail: goldswor@stolaf.edu
Office Phone: 507-786-3456
 


THE GOLDSWORTHY FILE
1994: Graduated from St. Olaf College with B.A., Exercise Science.
1995: Played professional hockey in CHL with both San Antonio and Memphis.
1996: Became assistant men's hockey coach at St. John's University.
1997: Graduated from St. Cloud State University with M.S, biomechanics.
1997: Became Head Men's Hockey Coach and Assistant Baseball at St. Olaf.
2006:
Directed St. Olaf to first NCAA Men's Hockey appearance with MIAC playoffs championship.
2009:
Helped St. Olaf to first MIAC men's hockey regular season championship since 1938-39... Named MIAC coach of the year.

Sean Goldsworthy is in his 17th season as head men's hockey coach at St. Olaf in 2013-14. He was named the MIAC's coach of the year in 2009 after leading the Oles to their first regular season MIAC championship since 1938-39. In that season, St. Olaf was ranked as high as 13th in the United States Collegiate Hockey Top 15 poll and won the league by seven points.

Goldsworthy led St. Olaf to four straight MIAC Playoffs appearances from 2003-04 to 2006-07 and to at least one postseason win in 2004, 2005 and 2006. In 2011-12 he brought the team to the MIAC finals, Goldsworthy, a 1994 graduate of St. Olaf, helped St. Olaf capture its first NCAA Tournament berth in school history with their 5-1 win over the University of St. Thomas in the MIAC Playoffs Championship in 2006. Recently, Goldsworthy has led St. Olaf to 10-win seasons in nine of the last ten seasons.

As a player, Goldsworthy was an All-MIAC selection in both hockey and baseball. In hockey, Goldsworthy led the MIAC in scoring in '93 and was a member of playoff teams in both '91 and '92. In baseball, he was a member of three NCAA regional teams in 91-92, 92-93, and 93-94, respectively. In 1993-94 he was elected team MVP, and was awarded 2nd team regional honors.

Goldsworthy has been a member of nine postseason appearances as either a player or coach while at St. Olaf.

After playing professional hockey in San Antonio and Memphis of the CHL, Goldsworthy completed his master's at St. Cloud State University. While serving as an assistant at Saint John's University, he helped guide them to a NCAA 3rd place finish in 1996-97.

In addition to his duties as head hockey coach, Goldsworthy teaches biomechanics in the exercise science major and has been an assistant baseball coach for 15 seasons under head coach Matt McDonald.

He and his wife Amy have three daughters: Madigan, Emma and Lauren.

The Oles Under Sean Goldsworthy
Season Overall Pct. MIAC Pct. MIAC Place
1997-98 5-18-2 .240 4-12-0 .250 7th
1998-99 8-16-1 .340 3-13-0 .188 8th
1999-00 11-12-2 .480 6-8-2 .438 5th
2000-01 8-16-1 .340 4-11-1 .281 7th
2001-02 8-14-3 .380 2-11-3 .219 8th
2002-03 10-13-2 .440 6-9-1 .406 7th
2003-04 11-12-4 .520 7-6-3 .531 5th (Semifinals)
2004-05 14-7-6 .680 8-4-4 .625 3rd-tie (Semifinals)
2005-06 13-9-5 .620 8-5-3 .594 3rd (Champions)*
2006-07 11-14-2 .480 9-5-2 .625 4th (Semifinals)
2007-08 9-12-4 .440 6-7-3 .469 6th
2008-09 16-7-3 .700 12-1-3 .844 1st (Semifinals)
2009-10 12-10-4 .462 6-6-4 .500 5th
2010-11 11-10-4 .520 5-7-4 .438 6th
2011-12 13-9-6 .571 7-6-3 .531 4th (Finals)
2012-13 10-14-2 .423 9-7-0 .562 5th (Quarterfinals)
Total 170-193-51 .472 102-118-36 .468 ---
*NCAA appearance