ASHLAND, Wis. -- Northland College has named Seamus Gregory as the new LumberJacks head hockey coach. He will start in July.
"Seamus is a proven winner and recruiter — and inspires confidence about the future of Northland hockey," said Steve Wammer, co-director of athletics.
Gregory served as head hockey coach at Williston State College the last three years. While there he built the first hockey program at the school and was the 2012 NJCAA National Runner up in his first year. In both 2013 and 2014 his teams won the NJCAA National Championship.
"Seamus will be a great addition to our department," added Kim Falkenberg, co-director of athletics. "He is an outgoing, determined and passionate coach that will bring positive influence to the program."
Prior to coming to Williston State he was an assistant coach and interim head coach at Lake Forest College for three years where he familiarized himself with the LumberJacks conference. "It's a competitive league and have a lot respect for the NCHA"
He is a 2003 graduate of St. Thomas University in New Brunswick Canada.
"This is a distinct privilege to be named the next head coach of the Northland College Lumberjacks by the search committee and by President Michael Miller," Gregory said. "My family and I are very much looking forward to moving to Ashland"