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Umile To Coach One More Year

UNH announced yesterday that Dick Umile’s 28th season as head coach of the Men’s Hockey will be his last behind the bench.

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University of New Hampshire director of athletics Marty Scarano announced in a press release Wednesday that UNH men’s hockey Head Coach Dick Umile will retire following the 2017-18 season. Associate Head Coach Mike Souza will become the head coach at that time.

According to

Umile, who just completed his 27th season as head coach in 2016-17, is ranked ninth all-time and fourth among active Division I head coaches in victories (586), and his .611 winning percentage ranks 11th among active D-I coaches. Under his tutelage, the Wildcats have reached the NCAA tournament 18 times and appeared in the NCAA Frozen Four on four occasions (1998, ’99, 2002, ’03), including national championship game appearances in 1999 and


Dick Umile skated for the Wildcats from 1969-72, scoring 60 goals and 84 assists. He scored a total of 144 points in 87 games.

He was inducted into the UNH Hall of Fame in 1994.

Best of luck coach Umile! It’s hard to stay at one school for any length of time these days. You’ve had a fortunate career, and we’ve been lucky to have you!

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