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Taylor Chace, BS, CSCS
21 Curtis Road
Hampton Falls, NH 03844

B.S., Sports Studies, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 2011
C.S.C.S., Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, National Strength and Conditioning Association  2013

American Heart Association Heartsaver CPR AED Course 2014                   


Athlete Performance Specialist, Athletic Performance Center of Exeter Hospital, Exeter, NH   May 2015 to February, 2017.

Director, Public and Community Relations, Portland Pirates, American Hockey League, Portland, Maine May 2014-March 2015.

Program Specialist, Northeast Passage, University of New Hampshire  2011- present.
Responsibilities include Individualized sport-specific training of athletes with disabilities, head coach/player of NEP Sled Hockey Team, adaptive equipment maintenance, speaking engagements to promote awareness of recreation and competitive opportunities for youth and adult athletes with disabilities, fundraising events for this non-profit organization.

Motivational Speaker, for business and industry, school groups, athletic teams, service organizations.

Athlete Director, USA Hockey Disabled Section 2012 – 2015
Coach-in-Chief, New England Hockey District, Disabled Section 2012 – Present
Sport Specific Training for individuals and groups of athletes, Rehab 3, Somersworth, NH. Summer 2012
Coach, USA Hockey Sled Hockey Player Development Camp, Rochester, NY Summer 2011
Assistant Coach, Seacoast Spartans Pee Wee Elite Team, Dover, NH Fall/Winter 2010 – 2011
Coaching Intern, Seacoast Spartans Bantam Hockey Team, Dover, NH Fall/Winter 2008 – 2009
Intern, Northeast Passage, UNH, Durham, NH Summer 2008
Assistant Coach, USA Hockey Sled Hockey Player Development Camp, Rochester, NY Summer 2007

Athletic Highlights

US Paralympic Sled Hockey Team. 2005-2014

Gold Medal, Paralympic Games, Sochi, Russia, March 2014.

Silver Medal, IPC World Championship, Goyang, South Korea. Named Best Defenseman of the Competition. April 2013
Gold Medal, World Sledge Hockey Challenge, Calgary, Alberta. Scored game winning goal for Gold v. Canada. December 2012
Gold Medal, IPC Sledge World Championship, Hamar, Norway. Named to All-Tournament Team. March 20122010 Paralympian Man of the Year, Selected by the US Olympic Committee, January 2011

Captain U.S. National Sled Hockey Team. October 2010 – 2012

Gold Medal, Paralympic Games, Vancouver, B.C. Earned Top Defenseman of Tournament. 2010
Gold Medal, Japan Para Ice Sledge Hockey Championships, Nagano, Japan. Player of Game v. Norway. 2010
Gold Medal, World Sledge Hockey Challenge, Charlottetown, PEI. 2009
Scored game winning goal v. Canada in OT, short-handed, for Gold. Player of Game.

Gold Medal, IPC World Championships, Ostrava, Czech Republic, 2009. 

Assistant Captain, U.S. National Sled Hockey Team. 2007-2009
Bronze Medal, IPC World Championship, Marlborough, MA. 2008
MVP, World Sledge Hockey Challenge, Kelowna, BC. 2007
Scored game winning goal to secure Bronze Medal for the US in Paralympic Winter Games, Torino, Italy. 2006
Northeast Passage Sled Hockey Team, UNH. 2005-present 2005 – Present
Played for NH Junior Monarchs, Hooksett, NH, in Eastern Junior Hockey League. 2002

Injured playing in a hockey game with NH Junior Monarchs, resulting in an incomplete spinal cord injury October 2002