Coaching Changes - 2020-21

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Re: Coaching Changes - 2020-21

Post by bardown27 » Fri May 01, 2020 8:47 am

bardown27 wrote:
Wed Apr 29, 2020 8:53 pm
BP wrote:
Wed Apr 29, 2020 6:47 pm
A few updates:

1) Chisago Lakes job is now open
2) One of the teams on the list has found their coach - announcement coming later in the week.
Have heard both Lourdes and Eastview have made decisions, announcements coming soon
Eastview hires Aaron Fulton. Former Centennial BAA HC

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Re: Coaching Changes - 2020-21

Post by MrBoDangles » Fri May 01, 2020 11:34 pm

North Branch hires Jacob Mars

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Re: Coaching Changes - 2020-21

Post by Jeffy95 » Thu May 14, 2020 9:15 am

Dan Stauber has stepped down at Proctor.

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Re: Coaching Changes - 2020-21

Post by kniven » Thu May 14, 2020 12:29 pm

Jeffy95 wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 9:15 am
Dan Stauber has stepped down at Proctor.
What! That's crazy!! So now will Pionk run the entire show now???? That's too bad. Stauber and Pionk seemed to make the perfect 1, 2 punch......

He resigned from a nice gig at UWS for Proctor and the opportunity to build a program. He must have an offer in hand from elsewhere?
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Re: Coaching Changes - 2020-21

Post by Jeffy95 » Thu May 14, 2020 1:30 pm

kniven wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 12:29 pm
Jeffy95 wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 9:15 am
Dan Stauber has stepped down at Proctor.
What! That's crazy!! So now will Pionk run the entire show now???? That's too bad. Stauber and Pionk seemed to make the perfect 1, 2 punch......

He resigned from a nice gig at UWS for Proctor and the opportunity to build a program. He must have an offer in hand from elsewhere?
He’s not going anywhere, he’s still the AD at Proctor. Doing both was too much. I haven’t talked to Scott since Dan stepped down, but I don’t know if he would take the head job when his kid has one year of HS Hockey left. I’m guessing he will stay on as an unpaid assistant again. That allows him to miss a few games if he needs to.

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Re: Coaching Changes - 2020-21

Post by kniven » Thu May 14, 2020 1:52 pm

so Proctor is looking for a head coach. well that's good news he's staying on as AD. I wonder if Pionk takes the head coaching job next year. the next coach is interim for a year then pionk takes over full time?
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Re: Coaching Changes - 2020-21

Post by BP » Fri May 15, 2020 2:13 pm

SPA names Brian Murphy as their new head coach.

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Re: Coaching Changes - 2020-21

Post by BP » Fri May 15, 2020 3:09 pm

Hal Tearse has resigned at Providence Academy.

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Re: Coaching Changes - 2020-21

Post by Stang5280 » Fri May 15, 2020 6:19 pm

BP wrote:
Fri May 15, 2020 2:13 pm
SPA names Brian Murphy as their new head coach.
Interesting that Murphy is heading to the place where Matt Funk, whom he assisted at CDH, came from. Murphy has seemingly bounced around half of the the private schools in the Twin Cities now. There are some decent pieces in place at SPA, and Funk had a few great seasons there.
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Fri May 15, 2020 3:09 pm
Hal Tearse has resigned at Providence Academy.
Apparently it’s coaching change day in the IMAC. I honestly didn’t know that Tearse was still at Providence. He did a nice job of getting the program up and running, but they really fell off the map in recent years. That’s a tough gig given the competition for private school students in the west metro. I know Providence slashed their tuition big time a few years back to help boost enrollment, but I don’t think it has been notably effective.

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Re: Coaching Changes - 2020-21

Post by Wise Old Man » Fri May 15, 2020 10:02 pm

Jeffy95 wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 1:30 pm
kniven wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 12:29 pm
Jeffy95 wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 9:15 am
Dan Stauber has stepped down at Proctor.
What! That's crazy!! So now will Pionk run the entire show now???? That's too bad. Stauber and Pionk seemed to make the perfect 1, 2 punch......

He resigned from a nice gig at UWS for Proctor and the opportunity to build a program. He must have an offer in hand from elsewhere?
He’s not going anywhere, he’s still the AD at Proctor. Doing both was too much. I haven’t talked to Scott since Dan stepped down, but I don’t know if he would take the head job when his kid has one year of HS Hockey left. I’m guessing he will stay on as an unpaid assistant again. That allows him to miss a few games if he needs to.
Spoke with Scott and Jeffy is correct. He doesn't want to miss many of his son's games this year so, he will not be applying for the head job but, will probably stay on as an assistant if asked.

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Re: Coaching Changes - 2020-21

Post by Wise Old Man » Fri May 15, 2020 10:03 pm

Jeffy95 wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 1:30 pm
kniven wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 12:29 pm
Jeffy95 wrote:
Thu May 14, 2020 9:15 am
Dan Stauber has stepped down at Proctor.
What! That's crazy!! So now will Pionk run the entire show now???? That's too bad. Stauber and Pionk seemed to make the perfect 1, 2 punch......

He resigned from a nice gig at UWS for Proctor and the opportunity to build a program. He must have an offer in hand from elsewhere?
He’s not going anywhere, he’s still the AD at Proctor. Doing both was too much. I haven’t talked to Scott since Dan stepped down, but I don’t know if he would take the head job when his kid has one year of HS Hockey left. I’m guessing he will stay on as an unpaid assistant again. That allows him to miss a few games if he needs to.
Spoke with Scott and Jeffy is correct. He doesn't want to miss many of his son's games this year so, he will not be applying for the head job but, will probably stay on as an assistant if asked.

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Re: Coaching Changes - 2020-21

Post by kniven » Sat May 16, 2020 4:04 pm

Sounds like things are exploding from inside the program. What they have now has zero chance of keeping their high-end talent in Proctor. A new building won’t do it alone. Stauber is probably already looking for work elsewhere. Possibly to Hermantown? I wouldn’t doubt it. Plonk as well.
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Re: Coaching Changes - 2020-21

Post by High Heat » Sat May 16, 2020 6:24 pm

BP wrote:
Fri May 15, 2020 2:13 pm
SPA names Brian Murphy as their new head coach.
Interesting hire.......Time will tell if this pans out

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Re: Coaching Changes - 2020-21

Post by ndirishfighting » Sat May 16, 2020 9:12 pm

It sounds like you can add Greenway to the list
They’re kids NOT PROFESSIONALS
It’s just a game!

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Re: Coaching Changes - 2020-21

Post by Wise Old Man » Sun May 17, 2020 2:03 am

kniven wrote:
Sat May 16, 2020 4:04 pm
Sounds like things are exploding from inside the program. What they have now has zero chance of keeping their high-end talent in Proctor. A new building won’t do it alone. Stauber is probably already looking for work elsewhere. Possibly to Hermantown? I wouldn’t doubt it. Plonk as well.
Kniven, trust me, neither of them is "going to Hermantown", nor is Dan looking for work elsewhere. Especially in today's current situation. Seriously, what evidence do you have of either of those things. Sometimes the simple and easy answer is the right one. My understanding is the Proctor School Board told Dan they preferred he just be the AD. So, he stepped down. Scott might've been interested in the Proctor job but, Proctor and Hermantown are currently scheduled to play on the same nights 12 times next season and, Scott simply didn't want to miss that many of his son's games. But, he's still interested in helping out as an assistant if asked. Trust me when I tell you this accurate.

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Re: Coaching Changes - 2020-21

Post by kniven » Sun May 17, 2020 2:52 pm

Sounds good. Can you tell me your thoughts on an enterim head coach for a year or is Proctor thirsty for a long-term hire. I do like Stauber just being a great AD. I don’t think Pionk is the long-term HC answer.
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Re: Coaching Changes - 2020-21

Post by BSUBeaver » Tue May 19, 2020 7:32 am

Saw on Twitter that Alexandria has hired Josh Meyers as their new head coach.

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Re: Coaching Changes - 2020-21

Post by HockeyLaw » Tue May 19, 2020 1:16 pm

Brian Murphy at SPA will be interesting to follow. Given his brief stints at Totino and CDH, I am not sure he is going to be a lifer at SPA. However, he is a St. Paul guy with the ability to convince talented hockey players to play for him. Ultimately, Murphy is gunning for the Saint Thomas Academy job one day. A strong showing at SPA will open the doors to STA whenever Eigner's reign comes to an end.

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Re: Coaching Changes - 2020-21

Post by Stang5280 » Tue May 19, 2020 1:24 pm

BSUBeaver wrote:
Tue May 19, 2020 7:32 am
Saw on Twitter that Alexandria has hired Josh Meyers as their new head coach.
Interesting hire. Heckuva player who didn’t quite make it to the big show and is still young. Obviously he is familiar with the program as a local kid, but limited coaching experience. Hopefully for Alexandria he can build on the momentum of the program and get them to the X consistently, and even shepherd them back to the AA ranks as the enrollment continues to increase.

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Re: Coaching Changes - 2020-21

Post by NorthernStorm15 » Tue May 19, 2020 9:37 pm

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It sounds like you can add Greenway to the list

Any truth to this post

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Re: Coaching Changes - 2020-21

Post by BSUBeaver » Wed May 20, 2020 11:01 am

Stang5280 wrote:
Tue May 19, 2020 1:24 pm
BSUBeaver wrote:
Tue May 19, 2020 7:32 am
Saw on Twitter that Alexandria has hired Josh Meyers as their new head coach.
Interesting hire. Heckuva player who didn’t quite make it to the big show and is still young. Obviously he is familiar with the program as a local kid, but limited coaching experience. Hopefully for Alexandria he can build on the momentum of the program and get them to the X consistently, and even shepherd them back to the AA ranks as the enrollment continues to increase.
It is official as the press release is now out there. He will definitely be familiar with the kids as he has been the Bantam Coordinator and taught Defensive Skills in the youth association. I think it is a good hire. I don't have any information on who else was in the pool.

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Re: Coaching Changes - 2020-21

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It sounds like you can add Greenway to the list

Any truth to this post

I sure hope not. Greenway program a tough sell the last 20 years. 7A a brutally tough section. With Virginia and Everett combining, its time for Grand Rapids and Greenway the same. They do on the girls side.
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Re: Coaching Changes - 2020-21

Post by greenwayraider » Wed May 20, 2020 4:10 pm

Combine Greenway and Rapids? You’ve come up with a lot strange and poorly thought out ideas but this tops them all. Apparently your knowledge of the Greenway/Rapids rivalry is sourly lacking.

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Re: Coaching Changes - 2020-21

Post by kniven » Wed May 20, 2020 5:55 pm

greenwayraider wrote:
Wed May 20, 2020 4:10 pm
Combine Greenway and Rapids? You’ve come up with a lot strange and poorly thought out ideas but this tops them all. Apparently your knowledge of the Greenway/Rapids rivalry is sourly lacking.
Everybody knows about that rivalry. Greenway can’t survive in 2020. I filmed the scrimmage this fall with Cloquet, junior varsity vs. junior varsity before varsity. 60% of the Greenway JV squad couldn’t even skate. Much respect for those Greenway kids, but I felt bad for them. I’m going to take a look at youth hockey hub and Greenways youth squads. I get it. Cloquet after the 2012-2013 debacle could barely field JV, but at least they could actually skate. It’s time to take care of this generation and not the generations of 30 40 50 60 years ago.
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