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Coaching Changes

Post by TheMayor » Tue Mar 01, 2016 3:56 am

In an email to the team, Laura Slominski has announced that she is stepping down as the head coach at Edina

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Post by Mavs » Tue Mar 01, 2016 5:10 am

Eagan too?

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Post by allhoc11 » Tue Mar 01, 2016 6:49 am

Jefferson/Kennedy for the second consecutive year

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Post by ghshockeyfan » Tue Mar 01, 2016 1:51 pm

allhoc11 wrote:Jefferson/Kennedy for the second consecutive year
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Post by 36Guy » Tue Mar 01, 2016 2:01 pm

ghshockeyfan wrote:
allhoc11 wrote:Jefferson/Kennedy for the second consecutive year
http://www.mshsl.org/mshsl/wantads.asp? ... ory=Hockey

Title: Head Girls Hockey
School: Bloomington Jefferson High School
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Chad Nyberg
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Post by itsfoilcoach » Wed Mar 02, 2016 12:35 am

I believe I heard Jeff Corkish at Hastings resigned as well the other day. Not a big program, but maybe needed a change.

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Post by itsfoilcoach » Wed Mar 02, 2016 12:44 am

I believe I heard Jeff Corkish at Hastings resigned as well the other day. Not a big program, but maybe needed a change.

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Post by Benfishin » Wed Mar 02, 2016 5:42 am

Cork stepped down for family reasons. He wants to spend more time coaching his own kids. He'll never regret that. He did a tremendous job in his 17 years and there was absolutely no need for a change it was just time for him to spend more time with his family.

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Post by itsfoilcoach » Wed Mar 02, 2016 6:12 am

Benfishin wrote:Cork stepped down for family reasons. He wants to spend more time coaching his own kids. He'll never regret that. He did a tremendous job in his 17 years and there was absolutely no need for a change it was just time for him to spend more time with his family.
Though he is leaving for all the right reasons. I looked him up on the Hub. For running a program for 17 years you would think a school of that size would of made it through sections at least once. So naturally no state appearance either. Tremendous maybe a little strong. Dedicated yes, but not much to show for his "tremendous job" that I can see. A lot of talented young coaches out there to develope these kids. Change may have been needed from the lack of accomplishment over the years, for the kids, and for the schools concern. Regardless of the reasons. They both will benefit from parting of the ways there, and possibly a more compititive program.
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Post by Bulldog3489 » Wed Mar 02, 2016 7:17 am

itsfoilcoach wrote:
Benfishin wrote:Cork stepped down for family reasons. He wants to spend more time coaching his own kids. He'll never regret that. He did a tremendous job in his 17 years and there was absolutely no need for a change it was just time for him to spend more time with his family.
Though he is leaving for all the right reasons. I looked him up on the Hub. For running a program for 17 years you would think a school of that size would of made it through sections at least once. .
Hastings is pretty small and I think it's pretty close to the AA cut off.

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Post by Benfishin » Wed Mar 02, 2016 8:18 am

If you are basing a coaching career on simply state tournament appearances..... you have got to be kidding me. This guy was and is a tremendous coach and made a huge impact in the youth program and getting the numbers up and developed many D1 players and a Ms. Hockey winner in Erica McKenzie. You have every right to your opinion but you don't have a clue what you are talking about.

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Post by allhoc11 » Wed Mar 02, 2016 8:23 am

itsfoilcoach wrote:
Benfishin wrote:Cork stepped down for family reasons. He wants to spend more time coaching his own kids. He'll never regret that. He did a tremendous job in his 17 years and there was absolutely no need for a change it was just time for him to spend more time with his family.
Though he is leaving for all the right reasons. I looked him up on the Hub. For running a program for 17 years you would think a school of that size would of made it through sections at least once. So naturally no state appearance either. Tremendous maybe a little strong. Dedicated yes, but not much to show for his "tremendous job" that I can see. A lot of talented young coaches out there to develope these kids. Change may have been needed from the lack of accomplishment over the years, for the kids, and for the schools concern. Regardless of the reasons. They both will benefit from parting of the ways here, and possibly a more compititive program.
If you are evaluating a coach based on State Tourney appearances, than I'd say your priorities are different than 98% of school administrators. Corkish did a nice job with the program for a long time, he is dedicated, and it is very difficult if not unheard of for a coach to be in one program for so long! My guess is you could count on one hand the number of head coaches who have worked with one program for 17 years!

My only other thought that would be in a sport that averages 30% or higher turnover in it's coaches each year, I think you are overestimating the number of young talented applicants out there. Hopefully they can find someone who shows the dedication and commitment that Jeff has shown in his 17 years of service. Good luck to him and hope he enjoys his time with family!
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Post by Benfishin » Wed Mar 02, 2016 8:28 am

Well said allhoc11. I couldn't agree more!

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Post by hockeywild7 » Wed Mar 02, 2016 9:27 am

You looked him up on the hub and base your opinion of him from that? Ever met him or seen him coach?

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Post by Benfishin » Wed Mar 02, 2016 10:09 am

No doubt hockeywild7. Cork is a man of great character, intergrity and taught many life lessons. The kids that played for him loved him. You don't last 17 years without that. This itsfoilcoach person obviously has an axe to grind with Hastings or Cork based on prior posts. IFC posts first about Cork leaving and says not a big program and maybe a change is needed and then follows that up with "For running a program for 17 years you would think a school of that size would of made it through sections at least". Really?? Glad the hub helped you figure out what kind of guy Cork is and how successful his program was.

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Post by TheMayor » Wed Mar 02, 2016 10:30 am

itsfoilcoach wrote:Change may have been needed from the lack of accomplishment over the years, for the kids, and for the schools concern. Regardless of the reasons. They both will benefit from parting of the ways here, and possibly a more compititive program.
I'm not buyin' your casual "I just looked him up on the hub" bs. You clearly have an agenda, or an axe to grind. How do you know they both will benefit?

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Post by panpan111 » Thu Mar 03, 2016 3:24 am

Hastings was as well coached as any team we played this year! He will be missed...
Is Herbst out at BSM?

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Post by jerseyoverhead » Thu Mar 03, 2016 3:46 am

panpan111 wrote:Hastings was as well coached as any team we played this year! He will be missed...
Is Herbst out at BSM?
With these exits of local metro coaches (or just outside) of teams that have or could have strong potential I'm guessing some former NHLers will possibly be in the hunt for these openings. Podein, Younghans etc...Any news on them in the mix?

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Post by Broke » Thu Mar 03, 2016 6:04 am

Heard Pohl is out at Cretin

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Post by Hansonbrother » Thu Mar 03, 2016 6:14 am

Add Pohl from Cretin to that list. Apparently he told the team today that he has resigned.

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Post by Rocketwrister » Thu Mar 03, 2016 8:57 am

jerseyoverhead wrote:
panpan111 wrote:Hastings was as well coached as any team we played this year! He will be missed...
Is Herbst out at BSM?
With these exits of local metro coaches (or just outside) of teams that have or could have strong potential I'm guessing some former NHLers will possibly be in the hunt for these openings. Podein, Younghans etc...Any news on them in the mix?
Younghans...hasn't he been at multiple programs?

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Post by Lace'emUp » Thu Mar 03, 2016 1:55 pm

To view this easier, here’s the start of the annual list. Add to it as new information is known:

1. Edina – Laura Slominski – NEW:
2. Eagan – Kallie Flor & Ryan St.Martin – NEW:
3. Bloomington Jefferson – Craig Shepherd – NEW:
4. North Wright County – Jason Johnson – NEW:
5. Buffalo – Ray Dahlof – NEW:
6. Hastings – Jeff Corkish – NEW:
7. Benilde St. Margaret's – Dave Herbst – NEW:
8. Cretin Deram Hall – John Pohl – NEW:
9.

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Post by allhoc11 » Thu Mar 03, 2016 4:23 pm

1. Edina – Laura Slominski – NEW:
2. Eagan – Kallie Flor & Ryan St.Martin – NEW:
3. Bloomington Jefferson – Craig Shepherd – NEW:
4. North Wright County – Jason Johnson – NEW:
5. Buffalo – Ray Dahlof – NEW:
6. Hastings – Jeff Corkish – NEW:
7. Benilde St. Margaret's – Dave Herbst – NEW:
8. Cretin Deram Hall – John Pohl & Krissy Wendell-Pohl – NEW:

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Post by MNHockeyFan » Thu Mar 03, 2016 6:07 pm

I would hope people do not throw out rumors, and only add to the conversation when they're absolutely sure of an actual coaching termination, and/or a replacement hire.

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Post by C-dad » Fri Mar 04, 2016 3:25 am

panpan111 wrote:Is Herbst out at BSM?
Is that a question, a rumor, or confirmed?

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