WATERVILLE, Maine -- Holley Tyng, an associate head coach at Dartmouth College and a former player at Providence College, has been named interim head coach of the Colby College women's hockey program.
Tyng starts at Colby immediately, and practice begins Nov. 1. The Mules open the season at home against Bowdoin College on Saturday, Nov. 19.
Tyng worked for former Dartmouth head coach Mark Hudak, who retired after the 2015-16 academic year. Tyng was part of four NCAA tourney appearances, two ECAC Hockey Tournament titles, an Ivy League championship, and an ECAC Hockey regular season title.
Tyng started at Dartmouth in June 2005 as an assistant coach and was promoted to associate head coach in June 2011. She was responsible for practice and game coaching of forwards (2005-2009, 2012-2016) and defense (2009-2012) with the Big Green.
Captain during her senior year at Providence, Tyng was a three-time ECAC All-Academic Team selection. She earned the Paul Connelly Award for distinguished sportsmanship, courage, and honor in May 2001.