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St. Thomas women's coach Joel Johnson discusses his new job, his career, recruiting philosophies, family support on The Rink Live podcast

Episode 84: The Rink Live video podcast for June 14, 2021

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Joel Johnson was introduced as the new head women's hockey coach at the University of St. Thomas on June 10. Johnson discusses his new position, recruiting, being the interim head coach of the USA women's national team, playing three sports (soccer, baseball and hockey) at Bethel University, convincing his daughter that working for the Tommies is a good idea and more with The Rink Live's Mick Hatten and Jess Myers.

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Jess Myers covers college hockey, as well as outdoors, general sports and travel, for The Rink Live and the Forum Communications family of publications. He came to FCC in 2018 after three decades of covering sports as a freelancer for a variety of publications, while working full time in politics and media relations. A native of Warroad, Minn. (the real Hockeytown USA), Myers has a degree in journalism/communications from the University of Minnesota Duluth. He lives in the Twin Cities. Contact Jess via email at jrmyers@forumcomm.com, or find him on Twitter via @JessRMyers. English speaker.
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