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Men's hockey coaching staff history
Courtesy: UND Athletics Media Relations
Release: 07/12/2010
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The coaching history of the UND men's hockey team. Also see: all-time goaltenders and all-time skaters.

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Joe Brown (1929-31)

Buck Cameron (1935-36) John Jamieson (1946-47) Don Norman (1947-49) Cliff 'Fido' Purpur (1949-56)
         
Al_Renfew_UND Bob_May_UND Barry_Thorndycraft_UND Bob_Peters_UND Bill_Selmen_UND
Al Renfrew (1956-57) Bob May (1957-59) Barry Thorndycraft (1959-64) R.H. 'Bob' Peters (1964-66) Bill Selman (1966-68)
         
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Rube Bjorkman (1968-78) John 'Gino' Gasparini (1978-94) Dean Blais (1994-2004) Dave Hakstol (2004-present)  
YEARS COACH OVERALL LEAGUE
1929-32 Joe Brown 1-2-0 (.333) ---
1932-33 Noland Franz 1-8-0 (.111) ---
1935-36 Buck Cameron 2-2-0 (.500) ---
1936-46 Intramural Hockey   ---
1946-47 John Jamieson 7-6-0 (.538) ---
1947-49 Don Norman 20-17-1 (.539) ---
1949-56 Cliff “Fido” Purpur 94-75-8 (.554) 42-42-0 (.500) MCHL/WIHL
1956-57 Al Renfrew 18-11-0 (.621) 13-9-0 (.591) WIHL
1957-59 Bob May 44-17-2 (.714) 21-5-1 (.796) WIHL
    14-7-0** No League
    35-21-1 ***
1959-64 Barry Thorndycraft 71-65-8 (.521) 59-49-4 (.545) WCHA
1964-66 R.H. "Bob" Peters 42-20-1 (.674) 26-12-0 (.684) WCHA
1966-68 Bill Selman 39-20-3 (.653) 29-14-1 (.670) WCHA
1968-78 Rube Bjorkman 149-186-11 (.447) 121-162-7 (.429) WCHA
1978-94 John "Gino" Gasparini 392-248-24 (.608) 277-197-21 (.581) WCHA
1994-04 Dean Blais 262-115-33 (.733) 176-74-29 (.683) WCHA
2004-pres. Dave Hakstol 213-106-30 (.653) 129-75-20 (.621) WCHA
Total 15 coaches 1,355-898-122 (.596) 817-593-82 (.575) WCHA only

** Old WIHL disbanded after 1957-58 season
*** Old WIHL played interlocking schedules, these  gures for games only vs. old WIHL members

 

 

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