Minnesota State’s Hastings named Spencer Penrose Award recipient as 2021 D-I males’s school hockey coach of the 12 months



Minnesota State coach Mike Hastings has been chosen because the recipient of the 2021 Spencer Penrose Award as Division I Males’s Ice Hockey CCM/AHCA Coach of the 12 months. The dignity is the second for Hastings, who additionally received the award in 2015.

Coming into the Frozen 4, Hastings has a profession file of 236-89-24. His successful proportion of .711 is one of the best amongst all energetic NCAA Division I males’s head coaches.

Hastings is the fourth males’s hockey coach at Minnesota State following a three-year stint as affiliate head coach at Omaha. He additionally served as an assistant coach with the lads’s hockey program at Minnesota for one season.

Previous to his school teaching profession, Hastings had a 14-year run as head coach of Omaha of the USHL, leaving because the league’s all-time winningest coach having compiled a 529-210-56 file with the Lancers. He was named USHL Coach of the 12 months thrice and because the workforce’s common supervisor earned league GM of the 12 months honors 5 occasions.

Hastings was an assistant coach for the U.S. nationwide junior workforce on the 2003 and 2005 Worldwide Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championships and served twice as head coach for the U.S. junior choose workforce that competed within the Viking Cup, incomes gold medal honors in 2000.

A 1993 graduate of St. Cloud State, Hastings performed two years for the Huskies (1986-87 and 1987-88) earlier than a again harm ended his profession.

The runner-up for this 12 months’s Spencer Penrose Award was Greg Carvel of the College of Massachusetts.


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