ORONO, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- After spending a combined seven seasons at the University of Maine, Jay Leach is stepping away from the men's hockey program and his role as the associate head coach.

Leach spent the past three season's as a member of Red Gendron's staff. He also spent four years with the late Sean Walsh as his assistant coach.

A source says that Alfie Michaud, the team's volunteer goaltending coach, could be a possible replacement for Leach.