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Lauren Williams Named Director of Women’s Athletic Development and Performance Coaching

By CarShield Hockey Organization, 08/29/20, 2:00PM CDT


Lauren Grew up in Ontario, Canada, and represented Team Ontario at two consecutive Canadian National Championships (2013 and 2014). Selected to Team Canada U18 final selection Camp in 2014. Earned a full scholarship to play Division 1 hockey at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she helped her team earn 4 WCHA regular season championships, 3 Final Face-off Championships, and 4 Frozen Four appearances and was named an assistant captain her senior year. She became the 1st overall draft pick in the 2018-19 Canadian Women’s Hockey League (CWHL) Draft to the Worcester Blades. Was an assistant coach for the Division 3 Becker College women’s ice hockey team for the 2019-2020 season and is a current member of the Professional Women’s Hockey Player’s Association (PWHPA). Recently received her master’s degree in counseling and focuses on Mental Performance Coaching with young athletes, teaching top-notch mental skills to improve overall performance and consistency while helping athletes realize their full potential. 

We at CarShield Hockey recognize that there is an opportunity to improve the level of instructional talent for women in the St. Louis area.  In the recent past, there have been a lot of great girls and women hockey players that have experienced success on the ice.  Our goal is to increase those numbers and provide experienced guidance for advancement to those women and girls who are striving to become elite level players. To do this, we'll be bringing in some of the best women coaches to help our girls learn what it takes to elevate their game and excel at the sport of ice hockey. We believe that Lauren is a great fit and will do a terrific job at developing and steering these talented young women in the right direction, helping them realize their goals of becoming elite student-athletes.

Lauren will be organizing all girls on and off ice training camps starting in October.  We will have details on registration and programming listed on our CarShield website at in upcoming weeks.  Please stay tuned and follow all our social media outlets for the latest information.

Please reach out to Lauren Williams @ or JP Beilsten @ with any questions.