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Head Coach Job Description

OVERVIEW

Middle Tennessee State University located in Murfreesboro, TN is looking for a new head coach. The team practices out of Ford Ice Center in Antioch, TN near Nashville. The team practices twice a week: Tuesday’s in the morning and Thursday’s in the evening, and games are on the weekend (Friday, Saturday, and/or Sunday). The head coach position offers a salary based on qualifications. The team will also be joining SEC Hockey Conference next season regarded as the top hockey conference in the Southeast. MTSU Ice Hockey has experienced tremendous growth since its rebirth just five seasons ago. The team went from a non-ACHA team to apart of the SECHC in five years. MTSU Ice Hockey offers a clean slate for any incoming head coach in the sense that it is a young program and joining the SECHC.   

GOALS

  1. Develop a strategy to promote accountability and structure in regard to team culture
  2. Attend all hockey associated events (practice, game, fundraising, etc.)
  3. Develop organized practices and in-game systems for team to learn
    1. Be individualistic and motivated to promote team and program growth
  4. Finish top four in the regular season SECHC standings

Qualifications

  1. USA Hockey Coaching level 4
  2. Contacts within the hockey community
  3. Prior playing or coaching experience (playing must be midget or higher level)
  4. Submit resume through club email (listed at the top)
  5. Responsible for practice, game systems, recruiting (other aspects are handled by team).
Summer Skates

Summer Skate Dates Announced

Our summer skating schedule is here! Bring $15 to skate and come early for registration. This is for players interested in joining, current MTSU students, incoming freshman, along with HS Juniors and Seniors. If you have any questions, contact us and we will help the best we can! Hope to see you there!

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Senior Night Win

The Raiders end the season with a tough loss against the Commodores at Bridgestone Arena.

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Senior Night Win

The Raiders defeated the Bulldogs on Senior Night with a big crowd in the stands.

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Raiders defeat Bulldogs

MTSU defeats MSU Friday night in a close battle. Raiders look to carry the success into Senior Night tomorrow.

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Chargers defeat Raiders in Game 2

The Chargers and Raiders both came out strong once again, however, the Chargers barely edged out the Raiders in the end.

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Chargers defeat Raiders in SO

After a full 65 minutes of hard hitting and high quality shots, the two squads had to settle it in the shootout. UAH came out on top in the end.

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Eagles defeat Raiders

The Raiders came out of the gate hitting hard and getting shots on the net, however that was not enough to stop the Eagles come from behind win.

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Eagles defeat Raiders in Game 1

The Raiders weren't able to get things going their way against the Eagles in Friday nights game. MTSU looks to bounce back Saturday night in game 2.

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MTSU splits series with Auburn

The Raiders were able to come back strong against Auburn on Saturday as they defeated the Tigers 4-2.

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MTSU drops first game vs Auburn

The Raiders drop the first of two games against the Tigers.

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MTSU sweeps Tennessee

Hilton collects first win of college career.

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MTSU defeats UTK in game 1

Raiders cruise past the Vols while Friedenberger gets first shutout.

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MTSU drops first game vs RMU

Raiders drop the game in OT to RMU.

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MTSU drops first game vs RMU

MT loses the first game of double header and look to bounce back tomorrow night.

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MTSU Ranked 20th in latest ACHA South Region Rankings

For the first time this season, the Blue Raiders are officially ranked!

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MTSU splits series with UAH

The Blue Raiders lost the first game 5-2 after a hard fought game. The second game was a different story as the Raiders took charge and collected a 6-3 win. They are off for a few weeks and then take on Robert Morris at the Ford Ice Center.

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Blue Raiders defeat Tennessee

MTSU defeats Tennessee 8-5 after a great performance by Josh Friedenberger and Nick Kristinus. Raiders will be back home next weekend as they face UAH on Friday and Saturday.

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Blue Raiders fall in first game against Tennessee

Blue Raiders fall 8-10 in Knoxville, TN after a tough battle. Raiders look to bounce the next day as they wrap up the trip Knoxville.

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MTSU vs Lynn

MTSU loses the second game in Florida after a tough battle with Lynn University. Goals by Captain Nathanael Wilson and Zachary Butler. MTSU travels to Tennessee next weekend for a double header.

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MTSU vs ERAU

The Blue Raiders drop the first game in Florida by the score of 7-3.  MTSU faces off against Lynn University the following day. Goals by Nick Kristinus, Cole Drew and Noah Fleckenstein.

 

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SECHC expands, adds MTSU

The Middle Tennessee State ice hockey club recently announced it will be joining the Southeastern Collegiate Hockey Conference (SECHC) beginning in the 2019-20 season.

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MTSU LOSE TO THE DAWGS

The Georiga Bulldogs came into Nashville for a battle against your Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders. The Raiders struggled with penalties which hurt them in the end. The next game for your Raiders is November 2-3 as they travel to Florida.

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MTSU LOSE FIRST OF SEASON

Your Blue Raiders drop their first game of the season against Umass Lowell. The Raiders fought hard against the Riverhawks but ultimately came up short.

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RAIDERS WIN

The MTSU hockey team kicked its season off with a bang on Friday night, downing the Vanderbilt Commodores 8-3 at Ford Ice Center.

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NEXT HOME GAME

The Blue Raiders will open the 2018-19 season September 21st vs Vanderbilt at the Ford Ice Center.  Game time will start at 10:00 PM CST.

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2018-2019 Blue Raiders Schedule

The 2018-19 Blue Raider hockey schedule has been released. Please check back for game times.  All home games are played at the Ford Ice Center.

Internship/Volunteer Positions Open For MTSU Hockey

MTSU Ice Hockey is finishing up it's 3rd season in the American Collegiate Hockey Association (ACHA) and we are growing! MTSU wants to expand our presence on campus and in the community.  In order to do this, we need to expand our team!  If you want to sharpen your expertise and have passion for both your craft and hockey email us!  We would love to have you join our team.  We are looking for the following:

  • Director of Marketing and Communications
  • Director of Video Production
  • Videographer and Production Assistant
  • Graphic Designer
  • Game Day/Team Manager
  • Game day DJ
  • Stats Tracker
  • Game Day Volunteers

ALL POSITIONS ARE ON A VOLUNTEER BASIS

If you are interested in any position, please email us for more details

MTSUIceHockeyClub@gmail.com