Coach Biography: Leon Hayward

Assistant Coach, Boys' Varsity Hockey


Coach Hayward joins the Taft hockey staff in 2008-2009. He is a graduate of Tabor Academy where he was captain of the football team as the starting quarterback. After Tabor, he went on to have a successful Division 1 hockey career at Northeastern University. Upon graduation from Northeastern, Coach Hayward embarked on a five-year professional hockey career playing for teams such as the Providence Bruins and Texas Wildcatters. Coach Hayward will also be coaching football and lacrosse at Taft, along with working in the admissions office and teaching in the math department.

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