The Minnesota Magicians, proud members of the North American Hockey League (NAHL), are proud to announce Head Coach Stu Bickel has accepted the position as Assistant Coach for the University of St. Thomas Division I Men’s Hockey Team.
“We are always excited when players move onto NCAA hockey and today, we are very proud and excited that our Head Coach is continuing to pursue his dreams and has accepted a position as the Assistant Coach at the University of St. Thomas” said owner Ron Beran. “What Stu and the rest of his staff we able to accomplish this season speaks a lot about his leadership and we are excited to follow his career as he moves up the coaching ranks.”
In Coach Bickel’s only season with the Magician’s he guided the team to the Midwest Division Playoff Championship and a trip to the Robertson Cup. The team finished the season with a 24-21-3 record and had 16 NCAA commitments. It was an incredible season for Magician fans and has put the organization in a great position for continued success.
The Minnesota Magicians have already completed an extensive search for their next Head Coach to lead the team and fans can expect an announcement shortly.