Joe Dziedzic was named the Class 1A Coach of the Year on Saturday by the Minnesota Hockey Coaches Association.
Dziedzic, the 10th-year Minneapolis coach, guided his team to the consolation championship of the state Class 1A tournament. The first Minneapolis program to reach the state tournament since 1994, it finished with a 23-7-1 record.
Steve Houge of St. Paul Johnson was named the Class 1A Assistant Coach of the Year.
MINNESOTA HOCKEY COACHES ASSOCIATION
2021-2022 COACHES OF THE YEAR
HEAD MATT ERICKSON ALBERT LEA
ASS’T CHAD HACKER ALBERT LEA
HEAD JOE DZIEDZIC MINNEAPOLIS
ASS’T NICK VATNSDAL DELANO
HEAD PHIL PAQUETTE LUVERNE
ASS’T SKYLAR WENNINGER WORTHINGTON
HEAD MOOSE YOUNGHANS ST PAUL JOHNSON
ASS’T STEVE HOUGE ST PAUL JOHNSON
HEAD ERIC NELSON MONTICELLO
ASS’T BEN NEUMANN LITTLE FALLS
HEAD JOSH MEYERS ALEXANDRIA
ASS’T TREVOR LARSON FERGUS FALLS
HEAD ANDY SERTICH GREENWAY
ASS’T ADAM JOHNSON GREENWAY
HEAD BEN GUSTAFSON ELK RIVER
ASS'T BEN JAREMKO ELK RIVER
CLASS A HEAD COACH OF THE YEAR JOE DZIEDZIC, MINNEAPOLIS
CLASS A ASS’T COACH OF THE YEAR STEVE HOUGE, ST. PAUL JOHNSON