Oswego State women’s ice hockey team names assistant coach

OSWEGO, NY – The Oswego State women’s ice hockey team has hired Greg Haney as its full-time assistant coach as of July 2015. Haney joins the Lakers after spending a year at University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point when the Pointers made a run to the national championship game before falling to Trinity College.

While at Stevens Point, Haney helped to student-athletes to All-America selections and five to All-Conference accolades, including WIAC (Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference) Player of the Year. Prior to assisting the Pointers, Haney spent two season at Western New England University as an assistant coach and the recruiting coordinator.

Haney, a native of Marcellus, NY, developed a strength and conditioning program for the Golden Bears while also heading the recruiting and scouting efforts.

Other coaching experience includes a year as an assistant at the National Sports Academy at Lake Placid and a year as a student assistant at his alma mater, Cortland.

In his playing days as a Red Dragon, Haney appeared in 42 games, collecting 22 points on six goals and 16 assists before suffering a career-ending injury before his senior year.

This opened the door to the coaching realm as he began his journey behind the bench as a student assistant, aiding with video breakdown and on-campus recruiting.

The forward spent a year at Onondaga Community College before heading to Cortland, with the Lazers posting a perfect 15-0 mark on their way to the 2007 NJCAA National Championship.

During his high school years, Haney played for Solvay where he was a two-time First Team All-New York State selection, including New York State Player of the Year in 2005.

Haney holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in communications and is currently pursuing a Master of Arts degree in education. He currently resides in Marcellus.