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Joel Johnson to Coach U.S. Olympic Team for Women's Hockey

USA Hockey announced July 28 that St. Thomas' Joel Johnson has been appointed to serve as head coach for the U.S. Women's Hockey Olympics team for the 2022 Winter Games set for Beijing, China.

Johnson, who has more than 20 years coaching experience on the ice, was hired in June to direct the Tommies' women's hockey program as they start play in 2021-22 in NCAA Division I as members of the WCHA Women's Hockey conference.