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John Micheletto


John Micheletto played 29 games for the Golden Blades during the 1986-87 season, posting 8 points and 56 PIM. 

John Micheletto was named associate head coach for the men’s hockey team at the University of Vermont in June of 2006. He begins his fifth season with the Catamounts in 2007-08, and his 17th in the coaching profession.

Micheletto followed head coach Kevin Sneddon to Burlington after serving a four-year stint as an assistant coach at the University of Notre Dame from 1999 to 2003. Prior to his time in South Bend, Ind., he worked alongside Sneddon at Union College as his top assistant.

Micheletto serves as the Catamounts' director of recruiting. His primary responsibilities also include working with the Catamount forwards, power play, videotape analysis, practice planning and bench coaching duties.

Before moving to the collegiate level, Micheletto spent five years (1991-96) in the prep ranks at The Hill School in Pottstown, Pa. Micheletto served as the Dean of Students, an instructor of English, and a dorm parent.

As the head coach of the hockey team, he helped resurrect the program during his tenure. While at The Hill, he recruited and coached former Catamount goaltender James Tierney '98.

Micheletto has been heavily involved with USA Hockey during his career both on the national and international level. He spent six summers as a coach for the Atlantic District Select teams that competed at USA Hockey's Junior Olympic Festival.

In August of 2000, he was selected to be an assistant coach for the U.S. Under-18 Select Team that competed at the Four Nations Tournament in Kezmarok, Slovakia. At that tournament, Micheletto helped guide Team USA to five wins before falling to Canada in the championship game