Liz Keady Norton completed her first season as an assistant coach at Boston University during the 2017-18 campaign.
Under her tuteleage, forwards Victoria Bach and Rebecca Leslie had career years. Bach was a First Team All-American and was also one of three finalists for the Patty Kazmaier Award after she set single-season program records in goals (39) and points (67). Leslie notched a career-high 57 points thanks to 24 goals and 33 assists.
Keady joined the Terriers after spending the previous two seasons as an assistant coach at Harvard. While there, Keady coached the Crimson forwards, including 2016-17 All-Ivy League selections Sydney Daniels and Briana Mastel. During the 2015-16 season, Keady helped guide Harvard to six wins over ranked opponents and mentored Daniels and Miye D’Oench to all-conference honors, with D’Oench also being named a New England Division I All-Star.
Prior to her stint with the Crimson, Keady coached one year as an assistant at Union College. Before entering the Division I coaching ranks, she served two seasons as head coach for the girl's varsity hockey team at Andover High School.
Keady, who graduated from Princeton in 2008 with a degree in psychology, also has directed the North Shore Vipers Select program, working with the U19 and U16 teams as well as conducting skills sessions for age groups U10 through U19. Since June 2008, Keady has served as General Manager and Director of Hockey Training at the Institute of Performance & Fitness in Andover. In this role, she works as a personal trainer and strength and conditioning coach, developing sport-specific training programs for hockey athletes, including those who play at the Division I level. Keady has also been an instructor at hockey camps in New Jersey and Massachusetts.
A native of Braintree, Massachusetts, Keady scored 79 points on 38 goals and 41 assists in 118 career games as a forward at Princeton. She was named the Tigers' team MVP and Most Improved Player following the 2004-05 season, scoring a career-high 15 goals. That same season, she earned All-ECAC Hockey Honorable Mention and All-Ivy Second Team accolades as well.
Keady has also spent time with the U.S. National Team, as she appeared in 16 games during the team's 2005 Pre-Olympic Tour.