Leaman On List For Coach Of Year Award
It is called the Spencer Penrose Award. It is the Coach of the Year award for Division I college hockey. All four coaches from the teams at the upcoming Frozen Four Championship are on the list of eight.
That includes former UMaine assistant and current Providence College coach Nate Leaman, BU's David Quinn, North Dakota's Dave Hakstol and Nebraska-Omaha's Dean Blais.
The winner will be announced next Wednesday, April 8th.
Former UMaine coaches Shawn Walsh(1995) and Tim Whitehead(2005) won Spencer Penrose awards.
2014-2015 AHCA Men’s Ice Hockey
Spencer Penrose Award Finalists
(STX/AHCA Division I Coach of the Year)
Dean Blais, Omaha — NCAA Semifinalist*
Greg Carvel, St. Lawrence — ECAC Coach of the Year
Guy Gadowsky, Penn State — Big Ten Coach of the Year
Dave Hakstol, North Dakota — NCHC Coach of the Year and NCAA Semifinalist
Mike Hastings, Minnesota State — WCHA Coach of the Year
Nate Leaman, Providence College — NCAA Semifinalist*
David Quinn, Boston University — Hockey East Coach of the Year and NCAA Semifinalist
Derek Schooley, Robert Morris University — Atlantic Hockey Coach of the Year
* Past Spencer Penrose Award Winner