On Monday, Holy Cross announced that head coach David Berard was stepping down to explore other career opportunities.
Berard has been head coach of the Crusaders since the 2014-15 season. The Coventry, R.I., native went 84-116-34 during his seven seasons at Holy Cross. He guided HC to top three finishes in the Atlantic Hockey standings in both 2015-16 and 2017-18.
Berard, 50, played for Providence College from 1988-92. His coaching résumé includes stints as an assistant coach at his alma mater as well as Colby, Lake Superior State and UConn. Outside of a brief stint as interim head coach at UConn, his only head coaching experience came during his time at Holy Cross.