Mike Buckley joined the coaching staff as Goaltender Coach at UNH in the summer of 2012. He spent the previous five seasons with the UMass Minutemen working in a similar capacity.
In addition, Buckley worked with the Columbus Blue Jackets from 2010-12 as a goalie consultant. His primary task with Columbus was developing young goaltenders with the team's AHL affiliate, the Springfield Falcons.
Buckley is also president of Goaltending Development Services Inc., where he trains National Hockey League, American Hockey League and college goaltenders throughout the season and summer months including former UNH All-Americans Brian Foster and Kevin Regan.
Buckley played college hockey at the University of Massachusetts before playing professionally for five seasons including time with the Atlanta Thrashers minor league affiliate Gwinnett Gladiators, Mississippi Seawolves in the ECHL, UHL and CHL.
Mike currently resides in Bradford with his wife Renee.