Shannon  Miller

Shannon Miller

Shannon Miller had knocked down many barriers and obstacles in her hockey and coaching career. She is the definition of a trailblazer. She played on the first U of Saskatchewan’s women’s hockey team in the early 1980’s. During her time as a police officer in Calgary, Alberta Canada she formed the first ever girls hockey league volunteering her time as a coach. She became the first female Olympic hockey coach in the world leading Team Canada in 1998 to a Silver Medal. She turned to coaching full-time getting on with University Minnesota Duluth and forming from scratch a women’s hockey program for UMD’s athletics program. Shannon became the most winning coach in NCAA. She still holds the record of winning the most national championships even though she has not be actively coaching for three years. Shannon lives in Las Vegas and has a business in California.