Aaron Kemp enters his second season as an
assistant women's hockey coach at Mercyhurst College. He was
hired in 2004 and helped guide the Lakers to a school record
number of victories and their first ever appearance in the
Kemp joined the Lakers' staff after serving
as the assistant men's hockey coach at his Alma mater,
Canisius College. Prior to that, Kemp also coached the
Buffalo Saints AAA midget team and began his coaching career
with the Ridley College boy's varsity team.
The Burgessville, Ontario, native played
Junior B with the Kitchener Dutchmen and the Cambridge
Winterhawks, then played four years at Canisius College. As
a strong power forward, Kemp registered 24 goals and 28
assists in 93 games for the Golden Griffins.
Kemp earned his Bachelors degree in
Physical Education in 99' and his Masters degree in Sport
Administration in 04' both from Canisius. He and his wife
Darcey, who works as the Director of the Student Union at
Mercyhurst, live in Erie.