Fran Hardy, Somerville, MA native, attended Somerville High School where he was a HNIB All-Scholastic. After high school he attended Northeastern University where he was a walk-on for the 89-90 season. After his playing days Fran turned to be a Skating and Development coach where he has worked for the past 25 years for many youth hockey programs throughout Massachusetts. Fran has coached at all levels in girls hockey. From 2015-2020, he coached the Girls Varsity Hockey Team at Matignon where he helped turn that program into a perennial team to watch. Prior to that he coached with the Charlestown Youth Hockey Programs where they have won state titles at the U12, U14, and U18 levels. Fran is currently the U14 National Bound coach for the NS Wings program as well as their Skating & Development Coach.