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Jessica Tabb Wood named Rifles girls player development coach

By Rifles Staff, 03/20/20, 9:30AM EDT


The Springfield Rifles are excited to announce the hiring of Jessica Tabb Wood as player development coach for the girls program.

Check out Jessica's bio below:


Springfield College, Springfield, MA, Dec. 200
Master of Education in Elementary Studies     


Providence College, Providence, RI, May 2001

Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences


Tabor Academy, Marion, MA, 1993-97


Coaching Career

Northfield Mount Hermon- Head Girls’ Hockey Coach, 2018-2020

New England College- Volunteer Coach, 2011-2012

Cathedral High School- Varsity Girls’ Head Coach, 2008-2011

Pride Hockey Camp/Clinic- Instructor, 2007-2016

Springfield Jr. Pics- U14-U19 Head Coach, 2005-2008


Athletic Accomplishments

Team USA

Under 22 Team Selection, 1996, ’99, ‘00

Olympic Festival Invitee, 1997-2005

Four Nations Team Member 2003

National Team Member 2004


Providence College

ECAC Rookie of the Year, 1997-98

Team MVP, 1997-98 and 2000-01

Patty Kazmaier Final 10 Nominee, 97-98 and 00-01

Assistant Captain, 99-00

Captain, 00-01

Female Athlete of the Year, 00-01

Hall of Fame Inductee, 2019


Toronto Aeros (National Women’s Hockey League) 2001-2005

NWHL Champions 2002 & 2005 

National Champions 2004 & 2005

Assistant Captain 2003-2005