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
HEAD- JAKE TAYLOR, LAKEVILLE NORTH
ASS’T - LEE ENGSTROM, LAKEVILLE SOUTH
HEAD - LEE SMITH, EDEN PRAIRIE
ASS’T - MATT ELSEN, BLOOMINGTON JEFFERSON
HEAD - AARON FULTON, EASTVIEW
ASS’T - JOHN CARROLL/TIM HARTUNG, EASTVIEW
HEAD - BILL LECHNER, HILL-MURRAY
ASS’T - PAT SCHAFHAUSER, HILL-MURRAY
HEAD - TODD BERGLAND, MAPLE GROVE
DAVE BROWN, ROGERS
ASS’T S- COTT KRANZ, CENTENNIAL
HEAD - CURT GILES, EDINA
ASS’T - GREG ASLAKSON, EDINA
HEAD - MARK MANNEY, ANDOVER
ASS’T - BRETT BARTA, ANDOVER
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