Emily Engel-Natzke becomes first full-time female coach of an NHL team after Capitals promote her from Hershey
Emily Engel-Natzke has made hockey history yet again. The Caps announced on Thursday that she has been hired as their new NHL video coordinator, becoming officially the first full-time female coach for an NHL team according to the NHL Coaches’ Association.
Back in 2020, Engel-Natzke first made history when she became the first female coach to ever be hired in the Washington Capitals organization. She has served as the Hershey Bears video coach since then.