Sandra Caron/ Tim Whitehead

Biography

Sandra L. Caron is a Professor of Family Relations and Human Sexuality at the University of Maine. She has been both professionally and personally involved in college athletics. She is a graduate of the University of Maine and Syracuse University. She has served as a member of the University of Maine Athletic Advisory Board for more than a decade, and director of Athletes for Sexual Responsibility, a nationally recognized peer education program that trains student-athletes to educate others. She developed the unique card game, Hockey: The Card Game, which is marketed to youth, college, and pro teams. Personally, she has been an avid, but average, college hockey fan. This book was driven by her desire to make the game more understandable – and therefore more enjoyable – for herself and other fans.

Tim Whitehead was the Head Hockey Coach at the University of Maine from 2001-2013. A six-time Finalist for the Spencer Penrose Trophy as Division I National Coach of the Year, Whitehead won the award in 2002. In 2011-12, Whitehead led the Black Bears to their 7th NCAA Tournament in the last 11 years, a run that included four Frozen Four appearances, two National Championship games, and the 2004 Hockey East Championship. Prior to his position at UMaine, Whitehead was the Head Coach at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell, and assistant coach at UMass Lowell, UMaine and Middlebury College. He earned his undergraduate degree at Hamilton College and his Master’s degree in Education at the University of Maine. Whitehead played professional hockey in Europe before starting his coaching career. Tim and his wife, Dena, live in Bangor, ME with their two children, Natalie and Zach.

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Books

Skating Thru Hockey: A Fan's Guide to Youth, College, and the Professional Game
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 16,990. Language: English. Published: June 13, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Sports & outdoor recreation » Hockey
Skating thru Hockey: A Fan's Guide to Youth, College, and the Professional Game provides the basics for understanding hockey – including the various levels, how it is played, and the basic offensive and defensive situations. It also includes a close-up look at what happens before, during, and after the game, as well as a description of some of the most common penalties and a glossary of terms.

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