Emma Terres is in her second season as a member of the Beaver Women's Hockey coaching staff as an assistant coach. A 2017-18 Beaver Hockey captain, Terres joins the coaching staff after spending two seasons playing hockey professionally in Germany after graduation.
During the 2021-22 season, the Beavers marked an 11-20-3 record with an 8-18-2 record in Western Collegiate Hockey Association play, findng the team a sixth-place finish in regular-season conference play. BSU placed a conference high 20 student-athletes on the WCHA All-Academic Team, 15 of which were also named WCHA Scholar-Athletes. An exciting year for the Beavers landed eight player of the week honors and two athletes players of the month spots.
Since she graduated from Robbinsdale-Armstrong High School, Terres has asserted herself into the world of coaching. First, it was a summer training coach at Armstrong Cooper High School in 2014 and 2015, then as a part of the Little Lady Lumberjacks program in Bemidji, introducing skating and the game of hockey to area girls. She then moved into the role of camp counselor and coach at Breezy point Hockey Camps, where she focused on positional skill development, dryland training and teaching the game of hockey to campers from 2015-18. In 2018, she also served as a coach as the Blizzard Hockey Academy where she was responsible for developing the off-ice training curriculum. Most recently, she began a three-year run (2017-19) as a coach and evaluator for the USA Hockey Development Camp in St. Cloud, Minn. There she worked with Minnesota’s top 14- and 15-year-old prospects for the USA Hockey National Team.
Terres, a native of New Hope, Minn., played in 146 games for the Beavers between 2014 and 2018 skating in 145 consecutively. During that time the forward accumulated 48 points, which included 21 goals. She established career-high 22 points on a team-best 11 goals and 11 assists as a senior captain.
Following her collegiate career, she pursued hockey professionally in Germany as a part of the country’s top women’s hockey league the Deutsche Fraueneishockey-Liga or DFEL. She first played for ERC Ingolstadt in 2018-19 and was team captain for the Eisbären Juniors Berlin in 2019-20. During her two seasons and 51 games in the DFEL, Terres piled up 47 goals and 29 assists for 76 points and led Ingolstadt to the playoffs in 2019. Even while playing oversees, Terres found a way to teach beyond the boundaries of her captain role serving as a floorball coach for refugee middle and high school students.
Terres completed her minor in human performance and earned a coaching certificate from BSU in 2018 and completed her Bachelor of Science in individualized studies at BSU in 2020.