Ellyn Stanton brings over 20 years of experience in playing and coaching to SHAHA. Ellyn was the goaltender for Steel City Selects and went on to play D1 ACHA at Adrian College. After graduating Ellyn served as an Assistant Coach for her former college team in the 2016-2017 season. She also served as the Video Coordinator for the 2019 USA Women’s University hockey team that played in Krasnoyarsk, Russia. Most recently, Ellyn served as the head coach for Mon Valley U12 Girls team in 2021-2022 and for the U12 and U14 Girls teams in Morgantown during the 2022-2023 season.
Playing highlights and Accomplishments – 30 years of experience, played peewee through midget for Mt. Lebanon Hornets, played varsity at Peters Township for four years and served as a captain (1994-1998), helped Peters reach their first PIHL Penguins Cup (’98), played at Northwood School in Lake Placid (’99), and played NCAA Division III for two seasons for the Salve Regina Seahawks. Coaching – Level 4 USA Hockey Coach, Head Coach Southpointe Grizzlies Special Hockey (4 years), Assistant Coach at SHAHA at the 10U and 12U levels (3 years).