Yale coach a primary reason for Hayden's interest in becoming a Bulldog
The name Yale typically brings to mind students in argyle sweaters walking to class on paved walkways with a spiral notebook in hand. Alumni of the university have gone on to be U.S. Presidents, Supreme Court Justices and Academy Award winning actors. Samuel Morse and Eli Whitney call it their alma mater. Sinclair Lewis and Tom Wolfe do, as well.
But when John Hayden thinks of Yale, he thinks of their hockey program.
“At the time, Yale was No. 1 in the nation,” says Hale, who committed to Yale in 2011 before joining the U.S. National Development Team Program, “and they’ve continued to do well.”
Five years earlier, in 2006, Yale hired alumnus Keith Allain as their head coach.… read more