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Female Hockey

Emily West

Manager, ADM (Female Hockey)

Emily West joined USA Hockey in 2017 as its American Development Model manager for female hockey. In that role, she works with local hockey associations and programs nationwide to support age-appropriate training, competition and long-term athlete development.

Prior to joining the USA Hockey staff, West worked at a multi-sport training facility and also coached hockey at various levels from youth and girls through high school. In 2017, she completed hockey director training at the North American Rink Conference and Expo in Columbus, Ohio.

West’s extensive hockey-playing background includes participation in multiple USA Hockey National Player Development Camps before enrolling at the University of Minnesota, where she was a two-time captain of the Golden Gophers women’s hockey team and a Patty Kazmaier Award nominee in 2010.

While at Minnesota, West helped the Gophers win two conference titles and an NCAA Division I national championship in 2012, finishing her playing career with 158 points. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in biology, society and environment, while also helping coach high school hockey.