On Monday the Blackhawks announced three additions to their hockey operations staff.
Kendall Coyne Schofield as Player Development Coach & Youth Hockey Growth Specialist, Erik Condra as Player Development Coach and Juan Gonzalez as the Rockford IceHog’s Strength & Conditioning Coach.
Coyne and Condra will assist the IceHogs staff in the skills development of current players, while also evaluating, assessing and scouting potential prospects.
Coyne is a six-time World Champion at the IIHF Women’s World Championship. She represented the U.S. in the Olympic Winter Games twice, earning a Gold Medal in PyeongChang 2018 and silver medal in Sochi 2014. A native of Palos Heights, Coyne has been a local community liaison for the Chicago Blackhawks organization and has served as a broadcasting analyst with NBC Sports.
Condra, 34, last appeared in the NHL with the Dallas Stars during the 2018-19 season, playing in six games. He played 372 regular season games in the NHL after four years at Notre Dame.