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Dana Borges joined the University of Alaska Anchorage hockey staff as an assistant coach in the summer of 2018.

Dana spent the 2017-18 season as an assistant coach at Williams College (Mass.). His primary duties included recruiting coordination, on-ice skill development, video analysis, working with the defensemen/goalies, and coordinating the power play.   Williams College finished the season at 14-11-1 making a run to the conference semi-finals.

Prior to Williams College, Borges was an assistant coach at Colgate University.  At Colgate, Dana was responsible for assisting with all aspects of the program. Primary functions included aiding in on-ice skill development sessions, practicing planning, video analysis, working with the power play, game day observation, and co-direct video recruiting.  Borges helped three players go on the play professionally (AHL, ECHL) following the season.


Borges began as an assistant ice hockey coach at his alma mater Stonehill College for two years. The Skyhawks went 42-25-8 over his two and a half seasons as an assistant, winning three straight NE-10 regular season titles, and the 2015-16 NE-10 Conference Championship. 

Borges has been heavily involved with USA Hockey, serving as the USA Hockey Associate Coach in Chief for the Massachusetts District-Director of ADM as well as coaching at USA Hockey National and District Camps. Borges played professionally for one season with the Evry Peaux Rouges of the French Division II after his successful collegiate career at Stonehill. A four-year letter winner at Stonehill, Borges served as captain his junior and senior seasons and he was named the Northeast-10 Man of the Year in 2013 as well as a Capital One All-Americanand was a semifinalist for the Joseph Concannon Award, which is annually given to the Top DII-III American born ice hockey player in New England. 

Borges graduated Magna Cum Laude from Stonehill in 2013 with a degree in sociology.