Former UMass captain Kevin Czepiel returned to his alma mater as the Director of Hockey Operations in 2014 and enters his second season on John Micheletto's staff in 2015-16.
Czepiel, who served as captain as a senior in 2012-13, played four seasons with the Minutemen and totaled 26 points on seven goals and 19 assists over 128 career contests. He enjoyed his finest season in a UMass uniform in his final campaign, posting a career-high eight points (2g, 6a), while appearing in all 34 games in 2012-13.
Prior to his time with the Minutemen, Czepiel played for the New Jersey Hitmen (EJHL) during the 2008-09 season after graduating from Northfield Mount Hermon High School in 2007 where he played four seasons and served as captain as a senior.
Czepiel graduated from UMass in 2013 with a degree in Finance & Operations Management. He is currently working towards his master's degree in Sport Management from the Mark H. McCormack Department of Sport Management.
Updated August 7, 2015