High School

Elite League opens 2014 season


The Upper Midwest High School Elite League (UMHSEL) began its 14th season with a two-day training camp, Aug. 29-30, at the Schwan Super Rink in Blaine, Minn.


The camp was a chance for the league’s 120-plus players to be tested, on and off the ice, and measured, allowing the UMHSEL to provide college and professional scouts with information on every individual athlete.

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Coaching Carousel: Minnesota high school coaching changes

High School Boys

School 2013-14 Coach 2014-15 Coach
Bagley/Fosston Jacob Seuntjens Mathew Penner
Blaine Dave Aus Chris Carroll
Brainerd Jim Archibald Dave Aus
Coon Rapids Brandon Mileski Steve Moe
Delano Steve Brown Gerrit van Bergen
Detroit Lakes Chris Denardo Todd Dwyer
East Ridge Doug Long Wes Walz
Farmington Keith Revels Greg May
Forest Lake Aaron Forsythe Jon Loo
Henry Sibley Patrick Bogie Corey Hessler
North Shore Shawn Bartlette Mike Guzzo
North St. Paul Jerry Diebel Nate Peasley
Northfield Bryce Barry Mike Luckraft
Prairie Centre Rob Mettenburg/Jim Conrad Josh Meyer
Richfield Mark Johnson Dave Shute
Sauk Rapids-Rice John Kothenbeutel Ken Karna
Shakopee Lee Engstrom Ed Loiselle
Simley James Joseph Austyn Kryzer
Waconia Dan Benham Patrick Lenton
Willmar Dan Tollefson Jaime Hagen


High School Girls

School 2013-14 Coach 2014-15 Coach
Albert Lea Laura Hillman Scott Ball
Brainerd/Little Falls Stephanie Sustercich Jim Ernster
Duluth Marshall n/a Dennis Genereau, Jr.
East Grand Forks Jim Scanlan Jim Enright
East Ridge Wes Walz Dean Talafous
Elk River/Zimmerman Joe Heasley Dale Sager
Faribault Steve Gravgaard Allie Miller
Fergus Falls Matt Koalska Tim Lill
Forest Lake Ryan Sauter Todd Gutterman
Holy Angels Jon Dundore Lenny Vannelli
Hopkins Vin Paolucci Chris Erickson
Mahtomedi Laura May Craig Mickleson
Mankato West Mike Sipe Tom Villagomez
Minnehaha Academy Jeff Lanz Dan Berthiaume
Moorhead Kaylee Black Emily Sell
Mound Westonka Chris Erickson Jack Gravel
North Shore Bruce Carman Brian Entzion
Rochester Mayo Jeff Bolin Mike McCormack
Rogers Dale Sager Joel Wesloh
St. Louis Park Donnie Williams Charlie McChesney
Thief River Falls Corey Poole Whitney Restemayer

Senior Classic set for Feb. 28-March 2


The Minnesota Girls Hockey Coaches Association is once again preparing for the High School Senior Classic to be hosted at the Schwan Super Rink in Blaine, Minn. The dates of the event are Friday, Feb. 28, to Sunday, March 2. This annual event celebrating the careers of our best female high school players is now in its 16th year.

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2013-14 MGHCA All-State Teams


The Minnesota Girls' Hockey Coaches Association (MGHCA) announced their 2013-14 All-State Teams at the Ms. Hockey Awards Banquet on Sunday, Feb. 23, at the St. Paul RiverCentre.

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The Wayzata Way


Wayzata enters the season ranked No. 1 looking to capture its first state title. Can the Trojans get past defending state champ Edina?

After the jump, the 2013-14 Minnesota Boys’ Class AA High School Team Previews:

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