|Rand Pecknold (photo by Matt Dewkett/SBN)|
His teams have also won five regular season conference championships starting with two MAAC regular season titles in 2000 and 2001. He has won the ECAC regular season title three of the past four seasons (2013, 2015, 2016). Pecknold also led the program to a MAAC tournament title in 2002 and Quinnipiac's first ever ECAC tournament championship last year over Harvard.
In addition to winning the Spencer Penrose Award in 2016, Pecknold was also recognized as the 2016 College Hockey News coach of the year along with winning the ECAC coach of year as well for the second time along with the first win back in 2013. As a native of Bedford, New Hampshire he was recently inducted into the New Hampshire hockey hall of fame for his contributions to the game.