COLGATE'S TED WISNER NAMED AWCHA DIVISION III COACH OF THE YEAR
Ted Wisner of Colgate University is the first American Women's College Hockey Alliance (AWCHA) College Division (Division III) Coach of the Year. Wisner led Colgate to an impressive 21-4 mark in his first year as Red Raiders' head coach, 16-1 in ECAC play, where his only loss was to eventual national champion Middlebury. Colgate was ranked #3 in the nation.
A 1995 graduate of SUNY Potsdam, Wisner previously worked as an assistant coach at both St. Lawrence and Cornell, and was also a soccer assistant at St. Lawrence. He played center on two NJCAA Final Four teams at North Country Community College before an injury at the end of his second season cut short his collegiate career.
The runner-up for this year's award is Jill Pohtilla of Augsburg College.
Finalists for the AWCHA College Division Coach of the Year Award were Dennis Miller of the University of Vermont; Jill Pohtilla of Augsburg College; Jeff Smith of the College of St. Catherine; and Ted Wisner of Colgate University
Winners of the AWCHA College Division
Women's Hockey Coach of the Year Award