Chris Kyne is in his 12th season as an assistant coach for the Fitchburg State ice hockey team. Kyne joined the Falcons staff for the 2006-07 season and has been involved in the game of hockey as a player and a coach for over two decades.
Throughout his four-year tenure, Kyne has served multiple roles for the Falcons, including advanced scouting, recruiting, game video analysis as well as playing a supporting role during practice, off ice training, and during games.
Kyne boasts a wealth of coaching experience, including a two-year stint as head coach of the Fort Dorchester Patriots of South Carolina. Here, Kyne guided the Patriots to a 20-5-4 mark and an appearance in the South Carolina State Championship Finals.
Kyne returned to New England in 2005 and was the head coach of the New England Stars Midget supplemental team in 2006. Kyne also ran beginner, novice and recreational Adult Hockey leagues for The Hockey Academy, based out of Hudson, N.H.
Kyne, a native of Connecticut, earned his bachelors degree from the University of Connecticut while finishing his playing career for the Connecticut Whalers. Kyne now teaches history at Leominster High School after earning his Post-baccalaureate degree in Secondary Education at Fitchburg State in 2008.