ACHA

    KRAJEWSKI NAMED ACHA COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER

    Date:06/23/2019   Source:ACHA  

    TROY, Mich. (June 23, 2019) – The American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA), the governing body for non-NCAA college hockey in the United States, has named Ed Krajewski as its Communications Manager.   Krajewski steps into this role responsible for PR, Media outreach and Web site management with strong administration skills and an impressive pedigree at the college and professiona...


    SAM KELLY NAMED MEN’S DIVISION 3 COMMISSIONER

    Date:06/20/2019   Source:ACHA  

    TROY, Mich. (June 20, 2019) – The American Collegiate Hockey Association, the governing body for non-NCAA college hockey in the United States, has named Sam Kelly as Men’s Division 3 Commissioner.   Kelly is a familiar name within the ACHA, having served as General Manager and Head Coach at Indiana University of Pennsylvania from 1988 through 2006. While leading IUP, K...


    ACHA REMAINS SOLE NON-NCAA COLLEGE HOCKEY AFFILIATE

    Date:06/11/2019   Source:ACHA  

    USA Hockey held its Annual Congress in Colorado Springs June 5-9. Here are some highlights and important information from various meetings. • The ACHA continues to be the national governing body of non-NCAA college hockey. No other college hockey associations are registered with USA Hockey as affiliates. The ACHA and its members receive significant benefits and assistance from USA Hockey inc...


    ACHA Donates $3500.00 to Hockey Coaches Care

    Date:05/17/2019   Source:ACHA  

    During the Annual Meeting of the ACHA and Annual Convention of the American Hockey Coaches Association, Executive Director Craig Barnett presented Hockey Coaches Care with a donation of $3500.00 from the ACHA. The funds were raised from appeal fees during the 2018-19 season and donated per the ACHA operating policies which requires all appeal fees to be donated to a designated charity. The donatio...


    Texas Collegiate Hockey Conference to Host Annual Recruitment Camp Aug. 2-4

    Date:05/17/2019   Source:ACHA  

    Every year, the Texas Collegiate Hockey Conference hosts a recruitment camp in Texas that includes a college fair.  The TCHC is part of the ACHA Division II West region and includes Texas A&M, University of Texas, Texas Christian University, Dallas Baptist, University of North Texas, East Texas Baptist, University of Texas - El Paso and Texas State.  The weekend includes four (4) gam...


    Buckley named new head coach at West Virginia

    Date:05/13/2019   Source:ACHA  

    From The DA Online By Jared Serre   Shane Buckley has been promoted to be head coach of West Virginia University's Division 1 club hockey team, team general manager Todd Gookin announced Thursday.   Buckley will replace Steve Cagle in the role.   Buckley will be in his second season with the West Virginia hockey program after serving as an assistant coach with both the D1...


    OHIO HOCKEY ANNOUNCES COLE BELL AS NEW HEAD COACH

    Date:05/09/2019   Source:ACHA  

    Ohio University Men’s Ice Hockey announces Cole Bell as the new head coach for the 2019 season. Bell takes over for Sean Hogan as the 14th head coach in program history.   “I am excited to welcome Cole to Ohio University,” said Mark Ferguson, executive director for Campus Recreation. “His passion and commitment to developing student-athletes, coupled with his coachin...


    ACHA Names 2018-2019 Community Service Award Winners

    Date:05/09/2019   Source:ACHA  

      TROY, Mich. – (May 9, 2019) – The American Collegiate Hockey Association announced the winners of the association’s annual Community Service awards, recognizing outstanding contributions to their local community and/or charitable organizations and representation of the ACHA. These awards were presented last Friday at a gala reception during the ACHA Hall of Fame & Coa...


    DAVID WOHLBERG NAMED HEAD COACH AT CONCORDIA

    Date:05/06/2019   Source:ACHA  

    (ANN ARBOR, Mich.) – The Concordia University Ann Arbor athletic department has named David Wohlberg as the head men's ice hockey coach. Wohlberg will join Concordia after spending the past season with the University of Michigan men's hockey team as a program assistant. Director of Athletics Lonnie Pries announced Coach Wohlberg will begin his full-time coaching responsibilities on M...


    Stork returns, UJ adding second men's team

    Date:04/25/2019   Source:ACHA  

    From The Jamestown Sun By Michael Savaloja   The man initially hired to build University of Jamestown's hockey program from the ground up is back on campus.   Dean Stork has been rehired as head coach of Jimmies hockey. UJ made the announcement via press release Thursday morning, stating former UJ hockey coach Cole Bell had resigned earlier in the week.   Stork previously...


    Men's D-III All-American Teams of 2018-2019 Announced

    Date:04/25/2019   Source:ACHA  

    Photo of ACHA Men's D-III Player of the Year Ryan Vendramin at the ACHA National Championships   Sault College forward Ryan Vendramin named Player of the Year   TROY, Mich.  –  (April 25, 2019) – The American Collegiate Hockey Association announced today its All-American Teams from the 2018-2019 season for Men's Division III.    2018-2019 ACH...


    Men’s D-II All-American Teams of 2018-2019 Unveiled

    Date:04/24/2019   Source:ACHA  

    Photo: FGCU forward and ACHA Men's D-II Player of the Year David Wong (credit: Ashley Snizek/Lightsnow Photography)   Florida Gulf Coast University Forward David Wong tabbed Player of the Year   TROY, Mich. – (April 24, 2019) – The American Collegiate Hockey Association announced today its Men’s Division II All-American Teams from the 2018-2019 season. Player s...


    ACHA Announces Men’s D-II and D-III Coaches of the Year

    Date:04/19/2019   Source:ACHA  

    Photo (L-R): Mike DeFazio, Andy McConnell   UMass-Amherst’s Mike DeFazio Named ACHA D-II Coach of Year, Andy McConnell of Kansas Named D-III Coach of Year                                       &nb...


    George Mason University Moving to Men's D-I Beginning in 2020-2021

    Date:04/17/2019   Source:ACHA  

    Patriots Ice Hockey Program to Elevate from Division III   TROY, Mich. – (April 17, 2019) – American Collegiate Hockey Association Men's Division I Commissioner Brian Moran announced today that the application for membership for George Mason University’s elevation to Men's Division I status has been formally approved beginning with the 2020-2021 season.   Th...


    Michigan-Dearborn’s Haltinner Named Men’s D-I Coach of the Year

    Date:04/16/2019   Source:ACHA  

      Wolverines Head Coach Named for First Time in Sixth Season                                                        &n...


    Men's D-III Announce All-Tournament Teams

    Date:04/12/2019   Source:ACHA  

    Photo of ACHA Men's D-III National Championships MVP Ryan Vendramin   TROY, Mich. – (April 12, 2019) – The American Collegiate Hockey Association announced today its Men’s Division III All-Tournament Teams from the 2019 ACHA National Championships held in Frisco, Texas, last month. Player selections were voted by a committee made of ACHA Coaches, General Managers and L...


    Women's D-II Unveils All-Tournament Teams

    Date:04/11/2019   Source:ACHA  

    Photo of ACHA Women's D-II National Championships MVP Simone Turner-Cummer   TROY, Mich. – (April 11, 2019) – The American Collegiate Hockey Association, the governing body for non-varsity college hockey in the United States, announced today its Women's Division II All-Tournament teams from the 2019 ACHA National Championships held in Frisco, Texas, last month.  &n...


    Women's D-I All-Tournament Teams Announced

    Date:04/11/2019   Source:ACHA  

    Photo:  Women's D-I National Championships MVP     TROY, Mich. (April 11, 2019) –  The American Collegiate Hockey Association, the governing body for non-varsity college hockey in the United States, announced today its Women's Division I All-Tournament Teams from the 2019 ACHA National Championships held in Frisco, Texas, last month. Player selections were...


    Men's D-II All-Tournament Teams Unveiled

    Date:04/10/2019   Source:ACHA  

    Photo courtesy of Lightsnow Photography   TROY, Mich. – (April 10, 2019) – The American Collegiate Hockey Association announced today its Men’s Division II All-Tournament Teams from the 2019 ACHA National Championships held in Frisco, Texas, last month. Player selections were voted by a committee made of ACHA coaches, General Managers, and League Commissioners.  &nbs...


    Men’s Division I All-Tournament Teams Announced

    Date:04/10/2019   Source:ACHA  

    Pictured:  Minot State captain and 2019 ACHA Men's D-I National Championships MVP Blake Fournier   TROY, Mich. – (April 10, 2019) – The American Collegiate Hockey Association, the governing body for non-varsity college hockey in the United States, announced today its Men’s Division I All-Tournament Teams from the 2019 ACHA National Championships held in Frisco, Te...


    Dr. Alan Murdoch, Mike Sargo to be Inducted Into ACHA Hall of Fame

    Date:04/08/2019   Source:ACHA  

      TROY, Mich. (April 8, 2019) – The American Collegiate Hockey Association, the governing body for non-varsity college hockey in the United States, announces that Dr. Alan Murdoch and Mike Sargo have been selected to be inducted into the ACHA Hall Of Fame as the ACHA Hall of Fame Class of 2019.  Dr. Murdoch will be inducted in the Builder category while Sargo will be inducted in t...


    Men's D-I Ranking Concludes with Minot State Capturing its Second National Title

    Date:04/01/2019   Source:ACHA  

      Beavers Defeated Iowa State University 3-1 in Second Trip to National Championship Game                                                   &nb...


    Liberty University Captures Back-to-Back Women’s D-I National Championship

    Date:03/31/2019   Source:ACHA  

      The Liberty University Flames are back-to-back ACHA Women’s Division I National Champions after defeating Lindenwood-Belleville University 5-2 Sunday afternoon at the Comerica Center in Frisco, Texas. The Flames had five different goal scorers with Lauren McDonald leading the team in scoring, tallying two points (1g+1a) to help Liberty clinch its third title in last five years. &nbs...


    Assiniboine CC Captures ACHA Women's D-II National Championship

    Date:03/31/2019   Source:ACHA  

      By Carter Brooks | Game On Magazine   The Assiniboine Community College Cougars are American Collegiate Hockey Association national champions. The 21 young women making up Brandon's ACC Cougars women's hockey program concluded the most memorable hockey weekend of their lives Sunday afternoon. After travelling over 2,000 kilometers south to Frisco, TX. the Cougars put togeth...


    Sault College Secures First ACHA Men’s D-III National Championship

    Date:03/30/2019   Source:ACHA  

        Sault College captured its first American Collegiate Hockey Association Men’s Division III National Championship in their first appearance at the national stage after dominating Grand Valley State University 12-3 Saturday night at Comerica Center in Frisco, Texas.   Sault captain Ryan Vendramin led the Cougars amassing four goals and eight points for the evening and wa...


    Women's D-II National Championships Semifinal Recap

    Date:03/30/2019   Source:ACHA  

        Game One of the semifinals of the ACHA Women’s Division II National Championships started out Saturday morning with (1W) Minot State University defeating (1E) Bishops University 6-2 at the Children’s Health StarCenter McKinney. Minot State’s BethAnn Goudy led the Beavers in scoring recording three points (2g, 1a) for the night. Goudy led things off for Minot State...


    Grand Valley State to face Sault College in Men's D-III Finals

    Date:03/29/2019   Source:ACHA  

      Men's D-III National Championships Semifinal Recap   Day four, the Semifinals, of the ACHA Men’s Division III National Championships started out with (N3) Grand Valley State University defeating (N2) University of Michigan 4-2 in the first game of the day at the Comerica Center.  Grand Valley State’s Cole Parkhurst led the Lakers in scoring with two goals as Ale...


    Women's D-II National Championships Day One Recap

    Date:03/27/2019   Source:ACHA  

                          Away       Home   10:00 a.m.   (6E) Rowan Univ.   1   (1W) Minot State 16 10:30 a.m.   (5E) Mercyhurst Univ.   0   (2W) Assiniboine CC 8  ...


    Women's D-I and D-II Begin National Championships Today

    Date:03/27/2019   Source:ACHA  

          Wednesday (3/27)   WOMEN'S D-I   Game 1 10:00 AM (5) Miami vs (4) Michigan St Game 2 1:00 PM (6) Grand Valley vs (3) Lindenwood-Belleville Game 3 4:00 PM (7) McKendree vs (2) Adrian Game 4 7:00 PM (8) Midland vs (1) Liberty       ...


    Minot State Clinches Second Men’s D-I National Championship

    Date:03/26/2019   Source:ACHA  

    Minot State University is your 2019 ACHA Men’s Division I National Champions, having defeated Iowa State University 3-1 Tuesday night at the Comerica Center in Frisco, Texas.  Minot netminder Joshua Byowski stopped 33 of 34 shots as Eric Bollefer recorded two points (1g, 1a) to lead the Beavers to its second national championship.   Iowa State got on the board first with Trevor S...