Head Coach Jim Plumer
Entering his third year at Amherst, head coach Jim Plumer burst on the scene in his inaugural campaign, leading the Jeffs to a school-record 13 wins and a best-ever fourth-place conference finish, and producing the college's first-ever women's hockey All-NESCAC selection (Rachel Simon '07).
Plumer spent three seasons as an assistant at one of the top Division III women's hockey programs in the nation, NESCAC rival Bowdoin College, where he helped coach the Polar Bears to a 62-12-7 record, a pair of NCAA Final Four appearances, the 2002-03 regular season conference title and the 2001-02 NESCAC Tournament championship. While at Bowdoin, working under 2002-03 NCAA Division III Coach of the Year Michele Amidon, Plumer was a vital cog on a staff that produced five First-Team All-America selections and was recognized with back-to-back NESCAC Coach of the Year honors.
Plumer, a Master Level coach within USA Hockey, has worked and continues to coach at a variety of high-level camps and showcases, including the Elite Hockey Camps at Dartmouth College, the North American Women's Hockey Showcase in Burlington, Vermont and the USA Hockey Select Festival in Phoenix, Arizona. He's been active in youth hockey as well, serving on the board of directors and working as director of girls' programs and assistant coaching director for the Casco Bay Hockey Association in Portland, Maine. Plumer gained his first coaching experience as a student-assistant at his alma mater, Colby College, where he graduated in 1983 with a degree in psychology. He went on to coach girls' hockey and co-ed track at North Yarmouth Academy before hiring on at Bowdoin.
Jim Plumer's Career Coaching Record