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Chris Murphy, Published February 14 2014

Moorhead girls hockey coach resigns for personal reasons

MOORHEAD – Moorhead girls hockey coach Kaylee Black said Friday, after four seasons coaching the Spuds, she will be resigning for personal reasons.

“I just got engaged in December, so I want to spend more time with my fiancé and have a wedding to plan,” Black said. “It didn’t seem fair to the kind of coach I want to be. I had to make that decision to commit my time to building my own family. Being with my hockey family, I would never want them to feel neglected.”

In four seasons coaching the Spuds, Black went 41-54-5 with one appearance in the Class 2A, Section 8 championship game.

“I got to work with some incredible student athletes who have a passion for the game and their teammates,” Black said. “It’s definitely a town that takes hockey seriously and that was a joy to be a part of. When your passion aligns with your athletes, it makes your job that much easier. I’m going to miss the girls more than anything.”

Black said she isn’t permanently stepping away from coaching. She plans to be back behind a bench coaching a team the sport she loves.

“I’m pursuing a different chapter in my life,” Black said. “I love coaching and one of the biggest passions in my life is hockey. I’m not finished coaching by any means. Just a life decision right now.”

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