Pierre Alain moves into his sixth season as the head coach of the Ravens women’s hockey team in 2019-20.
A UQAM Physical Education graduate, Alain enters his 33rd season of coaching overall. Alain served as interim head coach with Ryerson University in the OUA for the 2013-2014 campaign before taking the reins at Carleton in May 2014.
In 2013, he was head coach for the gold medal winning Under 22 team in Germany at the MECO Cup Tournament.
One of his fondest coaching moments is winning a gold medal as the head coach of Canada’s National women’s U18 team at the 2012 World Ice Hockey Championship in Zlin, Czech Republic. Another memorable moment was winning gold at the event two years prior in Chicago, when he served as assistant coach of the team.
In 2011, Alain served as the head coach of Canada’s National women’s U18 Team for a selection camp and three-game series against the United States in Rockland, Ontario.
Pierre also held a major role with the National women’s U-22 team. In 2007 (Lake Placid, NY) and 2008 (Pierrefonds, Quebec), he participated as the video coach for a three-game series against the United States. In 2008, the team captured a gold medal at the Air Canada Cup in Ravensburg, Germany. The following year, the team won silver at the 2009 MLP Cup.
Alain was a long-time standing coach with CEGEP St-Jérôme, from 1999-2012. In 2007-2008, the team played to a perfect (27-0) season and won the Quebec College AA championship. Between 2003 and 2007, the team won four consecutive provincial championships.