Ed Seney returns for his 11th season on the Hilltop in 2012-13. He was named the head coach at Saint Anselm on August 14, 2002. December 6, 2011 Seney earned his 300th career victory 7-1 win over Southern New Hampshire University. Last season, Seney led the Hawks to their third straight NE-10 Conference Championship victory.
A native of Lake Placid, N.Y., Seney has posted a 141-106-21 record in ten seasons at Saint Anselm, and coached the Hawks to seven straight NE-10 regular season championships from the 2003-04 season to the 2009-10 season. Seney's teams have also captured the Northeast-10 Conference Championships in five of his 10 seasons as bench boss.
In 2008-09, the Hawks finished with a 10-15-1 overall mark, a perfect 5-0 in the NE-10 regular season and a berth in the league semifinals. For the performance, Seney was named as the NE-10 Coach of the Year. Following his second-straight NE-10 Championship victory during the 2010-11 season, Seney captured NE-10 Coach of the Year honors for the third time in his career.
In the 2007-08 season, the Hawks recorded a 12-12-3 overall record and fell in the NE-10 Championship Game. During the 2006-2007 season, Seney led the Hawks to a 13-12-3 overall record, winning the NE-10 regular season title for the fourth straight season. In 2003-04, Seney coached the Hawks to a 20-7 overall finish, a school record for wins. Seney was named as NE-10 Coach of the Year, ECAC East Conference Coach of the Year and was named as the New England Sportswriters Coach of the Year.
Seney, who is the Hawks sixth head coach in the program's history, has coached before in New Hampshire. A 1981 graduate of New England College, Seney remained in Henniker and served three years as an assistant coach with the Pilgrims. From 1984-87, Seney served as an assistant coach at Norwich University, followed by a one-year stint as an assistant coach at Division I Clarkson University.
In 1988, Seney gained his first head coaching job at SUNY Potsdam, where he stayed for 14 seasons and became the winningest coach in school history. While at SUNY Potsdam, Seney was a three-time State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Coach of the Year. His 1996 team captured the SUNYAC Championship and were one of eight teams to earn a spot in the NCAA Tournament. In 2007, Seney was inducted into the SUNY Potsdam Athletic Hall of Fame.
Seney and his wife Sandra have two children, Garett and Morgan. His daughter, Morgan, played on the Saint Anselm College field hockey team from 2008 to 2011, recently wrapping up a four-year career with the Hawks.