A native of Lake Placid, N.Y., Seney is no stranger to New Hampshire's hockey culture. A 1981 graduate of New England College, Seney remained in Henniker and served three years as an assistant coach with the Pilgrims followed by stints at Norwich and Clarkson Universities.
In 1988, Seney landed his first head coaching position at SUNY Potsdam, where he coached for 14 seasons and became the winningest coach in school history with 169 victories. 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 was 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.
In fifteen seasons at St. Anselm, Seney posted a 203-162-36 record and coached the Hawks to seven-straight Northeast-10 Conference championships between 2003 and 2009, and his teams were 8-time regular season champs. Ed finished as the all time winningest coach in school history. Entering 2016-17 season, Seney ranked 15th all-time among Division II/III coaches with 359 career victories. He was named NE-10 Coach of the Year on four different occasions during his time at Saint Anselm. Ed was also honored as New England Sports Writers ECAC/NESCAC Coach of the Year.
Seney and his wife Sandra reside in Bow and have two grown children, Garett and Morgan.