Princeton University, Assistant Coach
NCAA: Division I
Location: Princeton, NJ
Ashley Kilstein recently completed her first season as Assistant Coach at Princeton after spending 5 years at Plymouth State University’s head women’s ice hockey coach. Kilstein made a positive impact on the Panthers in her first three seasons, improving the confidence and attitude of PSU’s growing program.Kilstein led the team to its first ECAC Tournament berth in the history of program in 2013, and was voted ECAC East Coach of the Year. The Panthers had their best conference finish to date in 2014.
A 2008 graduate of Union College (NY), Kilstein was named Unsung Hero in 2007-08. Kilstein made such an impact at Union that she was named the recipient of a newly created award for dedication to the community and being an outstanding citizen. The award is given annually and is now named the Ashley Kilstein Award.
Coach Kilstein has been part of RinkSport since 2005 – as a camper, counselor, and inspiration for the infamous ‘Killer Show’.