Ted Donato is a former professional hockey player and current head coach of the Harvard Crimson men’s ice hockey team. He is also the proud father of Ryan Donato, a professional hockey player for the Minnesota Wild. Ted and his wife Jeannine have been married for over 25 years and have two children, Ryan and his younger sister, Taylor.
Ted was born in Boston, Massachusetts and grew up playing hockey in the area. He attended Boston University, where he was a standout player and was drafted by the Boston Bruins in the 1991 NHL Entry Draft. He played for the Bruins for seven seasons before being traded to the San Jose Sharks in 1998. He then went on to play for the Dallas Stars, Ottawa Senators, and New York Islanders before retiring in 2004.
After his retirement, Ted returned to Boston University to pursue a degree in sports management. He then became an assistant coach for the Crimson in 2006 and was promoted to head coach in 2009. Under his leadership, the team has won two ECAC Hockey Championships and made four NCAA tournament appearances.
Ted’s son Ryan was born in 1996 and grew up playing hockey in the Boston area. He attended Harvard University, where he was a standout player and was drafted by the Minnesota Wild in the 2014 NHL Entry Draft. He has since become a regular in the Wild’s lineup and is currently playing in his fourth season with the team.
Ted and Jeannine have been married for over 25 years and have two children, Ryan and Taylor. They are a close-knit family and are often seen cheering on Ryan at his games. Ted and Jeannine are also very involved in the community, volunteering their time to various charities and organizations.
Ted and Jeannine are an inspiring example of a loving family that has achieved success in both their professional and personal lives. They are a great example of how hard work and dedication can lead to success.