Head Coach Of San Jose Sharks
David Quinn was appointed as San Jose Sharks head coach on July 26, 2022, becoming the 11th head coach for the franchise, replacing Bob Boughner.
The new head coach worked for the US men's ice hockey team for the 2022 Winter Olympics before joining the Sharks.
Quinn was named the head coach of the New York Rangers in May 2018. After serving the team for 3 seasons, he was fired by the Rangers in May 2021 following their failure to make the playoffs.
He became the eleventh head coach of Boston University in March 2013 replacing Jack Parker. Previous to his head coaching career at BU, Quinn served the Colorado Avalanche as its assistant coach from June 2012 through March 2013.
With his promotion to the Avalanche's assistant coach, he served Colorado's American Hockey League (AHL) affiliate, the Lake Erie Monsters as their head coach from 2009 to 2012.
As a player, Quinn was drafted into the NHL by the Minnesota North Stars in the 1984 NHL Draft. However, he didn't play for the North Stars and rather started playing for Boston University.
In February 1992, Quinn signed a professional contract with the New York Rangers and was assigned to the team's AHL affiliate the Binghamton Rangers.
After playing the 1991-92 season with the Rangers, Quinn played the following season with the International Hockey League's Cleveland Lumberjacks.
The player retired after playing the 1992-93 season without playing any games in the NHL.