Joe Augustine

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Joe Augustine
Born (1955-12-17) December 17, 1955 (age 62)
Chicago, IL, USA
Height 6 ft 3 in (191 cm)
Weight 209 lb (95 kg; 14 st 13 lb)
Position Defence
Shot Left
Played for IHL
Muskegon Mohawks
CHL
Tulsa Oilers
Wichita Wind
Birmingham South Stars
AHL
New Haven Nighthawks
Springfield Indians
EHL
Richmond Rifles
NHL Draft 181st overall, 1975
Atlanta Flames
WHA Draft 78th overall, 1975
Cleveland Crusaders
Playing career 1978–1983

Joe Augustine (born December 17, 1955) is an American former professional ice hockey defenceman. He is currently the head coach of the ACHA Division 1 Rhode Island Rams. Augustine was selected by the Atlanta Flames in the 11th round (181st overall) of the 1975 NHL Amateur Draft, and was also drafted by the Cleveland Crusaders in the 6th round (78th overall) of the 1975 WHA Amateur Draft.[1]

Playing career

Augustine attended Boston College where he played NCAA Division I hockey with the Boston College Eagles of the ECAC Hockey conference, but left after his junior year to play professionally.

Coaching career

Following his playing career, Augustine spent three seasons as a high school coach, and then two seasons as an assistant coach with Brown University, before joining Rhode Island as their head coach in 1989. In 2013, Augustine recorded his 500th career win with the Rams, the second highest of all time for a University of Rhode Island coach in a single sport.[2] Augustine was named ACHA Coach of the Year in both 2005 and 2006.[3]

References

  1. ^ "1975 NHL Amateur Draft -- Joe Augustine". hockeydraftcentral.com. 
  2. ^ Dave Lavallee (January 14, 2013). "Joe Augustine among elite Rhody coaches as he notches 500th hockey win". uri.edu/news. URI News. Retrieved August 10, 2015. 
  3. ^ "American Hockey Coaches Association - AHCA Coach Profile: Rhode Island Men's Head Coach Joe Augustine". www.ahcahockey.com. 

External links

  • Joe Augustine career statistics at The Internet Hockey Database
  • Joe Augustine career statistics at EliteProspects.com
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