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Maple Grove's Bergland named Class 2A Coach of the Year

By Legacy Hockey Staff, 03/12/22, 10:15PM CST

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MHCA announces its top coaches for 2021-22 season from each of the state's eight sections

Maple Grove's Todd Bergland was named the John Mariucci Award winner as the Class 2A Coach of the Year Saturday by the Minnesota Hockey Coaches Association.

Bergland, in seventh season leading the Crimson, guided Maple Grove to a runner-up finish at the state Class 2A tournament. The Crimson, who reached the state title game for the first time, finished with a 23-7-1 record. 

Brett Barta of state Class 2A champion Andover was named the Assistant Coach of the Year.

MINNESOTA HOCKEY COACHES ASSOCIATION
2021-2022 COACHES OF THE YEAR

CLASS AA
SECTION 1

HEAD-  JAKE TAYLOR, LAKEVILLE NORTH
ASS’T - LEE ENGSTROM, LAKEVILLE SOUTH

SECTION 2
HEAD - LEE SMITH, EDEN PRAIRIE 
ASS’T - MATT ELSEN, BLOOMINGTON JEFFERSON

SECTION 3
HEAD - AARON FULTON, EASTVIEW
ASS’T - JOHN CARROLL/TIM HARTUNG, EASTVIEW

SECTION 4
HEAD - BILL LECHNER, HILL-MURRAY
ASS’T - PAT SCHAFHAUSER, HILL-MURRAY

SECTION 5
HEAD - TODD BERGLAND, MAPLE GROVE
            DAVE BROWN, ROGERS
ASS’T S- COTT KRANZ, CENTENNIAL

SECTION 6
HEAD - CURT GILES, EDINA
ASS’T - GREG ASLAKSON, EDINA

SECTION 7
HEAD - MARK MANNEY, ANDOVER
ASS’T - BRETT BARTA, ANDOVER

SECTION 8
HEAD - BEN GUSTAFSON, ELK RIVER
ASS'T - BEN JAREMKO, ELK RIVER

CLASS AA HEAD COACH OF THE YEAR - TODD BERGLAND, MAPLE GROVE

CLASS AA ASS’T COACH OF THE YEAR - BRETT BARTA, ANDOVER

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