Stan Moore, a 1978 graduate of Oswego State, begins his sixth-consecutive season and ninth overall as an assistant coach at Providence College. Prior to joining the Friars in 2005-06, Moore spent seven seasons (1998-2005) at Colgate University.
During the 2003-04 season, Moore was the interim head coach and guided the Raiders to a 22-12-5 overall record and the ECAC regular season title. For his efforts, Moore was named ECAC Coach of the Year and became the first interim head coach to ever receive the award. In addition, Moore was a Spencer Penrose Award Finalist, given annually to the top coach in Division I.
"Stan provides a wealth of coaching experience," Army said upon Moore's hiring. "He's a knowledgeable hockey person, an excellent recruiter and a personality that will relate very well to our players. We've been very close over the years and I'm thrilled that he's returned to Providence College."
Prior to his second stint at Colgate, Moore was the head coach at Union College (1996-98), where he became the first rookie head coach to ever receive the ECAC Coach of the Year honors. In 1996-97, the Dutchmen posted an 18-win season and finished fifth in the league. Moore began his coaching career as an assistant coach at Brown University (1985-88), before moving to Providence College (1988-92), where he along with Tim Army served as assistant coaches under Mike McShane. After Providence, Moore left for Colgate where he spent three seasons in his first stint with the Raiders (1992-96).
Moore also has had extensive experience with USA Hockey. Most recently, Moore served as the head coach of the 2005 US Under-17 Select Team that competed in the 2005 Under-17 Five Nations Tournament on August 13-18 in Hutwill, Switzerland. Moore led the USA Team to a first-place finish. In addition, Moore also recently coached at his fifth Select Festival in Rochester and has spoken at many Coaching Education Program events.
Moore is a 1974 graduate of Massena High School, where he played for his father Stan Moore Sr., who is highly regarded as one of the top high school coaches in New York. After graduating from Oswego State with a bachelor's degree in elementary education, Moore was a volunteer assistant coach at Potsdam State.
Moore and his wife Barbara have one son, Jack (11) and two daughters, Ella (10) and Lily (5).