Former Omaha assistant, Denver goaltender Mannino named new assistant hockey coach at Colorado College



Colorado Faculty introduced Friday that Peter Mannino will be part of the Tigers as an assistant coach.

Mannino just lately accomplished a two-year stint as head coach of the USHL’s Des Moines Buccaneers. Previous to Des Moines, he spent two seasons as an assistant coach at Omaha.

The next season, he was employed because the affiliate head coach at Miami College and was closely concerned in Miami’s recruiting efforts. He additionally served because the interim head coach at Miami for a quick time earlier than heading to Des Moines.

“I’m thrilled to have Peter be part of our workers at CC,” Tigers head coach Kris Mayotte stated in an announcement. “He has rapidly turn out to be often called one of many high up and coming coaches in hockey. A really vibrant coach with nice communication expertise, Peter has constructed a profitable tradition in all places he has been, each as a coach and participant. He’s a relentless recruiter who has proven the power to draw elite student-athletes to the NCHC. Our program took one other step in the fitting route right this moment and I can’t wait till we will get our workers collectively and get to work.”

Previous to his teaching tenure within the collegiate ranks, Mannino was an assistant coach with the USHL’s Chicago Metal.

“My household and I are very excited to be part of Colorado Faculty,” Mannino stated. “I’m grateful to Lesley Irvine and Kris for giving me this chance to work for a prestigious school and historic hockey program. I’m keen to start out working with the administration and hockey workers to deliver proficient pupil athletes that may go away a long-lasting impression on the Colorado Springs neighborhood.”

Mannino performed 4 years as a goaltender with Denver, main the Pioneers to a nationwide championship as a freshman in 2005. Mannino was named the MVP of the Frozen 4 that season, posting a .966 save proportion through the match.

He compiled a 61-32-5 general report at Denver, with a 2.35 GAA and school-record 15 shutouts. A 2008 graduate of Denver, Mannino earned a Bachelor of Arts diploma in enterprise administration.

After school, he signed his first NHL contract with the New York Islanders, making appearances with the Islanders, Atlanta Thrashers, and Winnipeg Jets over a seven-year skilled hockey profession.


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