Staff

Barry Schutte

In 2019, Barry Schutte returned to Miami as Associate Head Ice Hockey Coach. He has worked over 10 years at the Miami Hockey School. Before returning to Miami, he spent 9 seasons with the Bowling Green Falcons collecting a 171-154-44 record. BGSU posted winning seasons in his last six seasons and won 20+ games in his last five on staff, which culminated in a 25-win campaign in 2018-19 that saw Bowling Green make its first NCAA Tournament since 1990.

Barry has a long Miami history, receiving his bachelor's degree in physical education in 1997 while helping the Red & White qualify for their second ever NCAA Tournament. He then served as Head Coach of the club hockey program where the team earned their first ever National Championship. He then took the role of volunteer assistant coach before serving within the Chicago Steel franchise. The Thunder Bay, Ontario native returned in 2005 resuming the role as Director of Goggin Ice Arena where the RedHawks compiled a 153-52-21 overall record, five consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances, two regular-season CCHA championship and advanced to the NCAA Frozen Four each of the last two years before taking the coaching position with Bowling Green.

Eric Rud

Rud comes to Oxford after spending the past five seasons as the head coach of St. Cloud State’s women’s hockey program. Rud guided the Huskies to 48 victories during his five. In 2015-16, the Huskies finished with a 13-18-4, 9-15-4 WCHA record. This marked the most wins in a season for the women Huskies since 2009-10.

Rud was also a former assistant coach with the St. Cloud State University men's hockey team from 2005 to 2010, and served as an assistant men's hockey coach at Colorado College from 2011 to 2014. In Rud's time at St. Cloud State, the Huskies advanced to the NCAA tournament three times and also advanced to the championship game of the NCAA West Regional in 2010.

A graduate of Colorado College, Rud was a two-time team captain and two-time WCHA Defensive Player of the Year for the Tigers during his collegiate playing career. He went on to play professional hockey from 1997 to 2002. He has worked extensively with the USA Hockey program throughout his career and served as the head coach of the 2008 USA U-17 boys team in the Slovakia Four Nations Cup and the 2009 USA U-18 boys team at the Czech Republic Ivan Hlinka Cup.

Nick Petraglia

Nick Petraglia is no stranger to Miami hockey, as the former RedHawk player is in his 12th season as a member of Miami's coaching staff. As an assistant coach, he helps with on-ice instruction in all facets of the game and works extensively with the RedHawk goaltenders while also handling many recruiting responsibilities. He also serves as co-recruiting coordinator, is the team's academic liaison, and works with the program's alumni board.

During the offseason, Petraglia spends several weeks coaching Miami's hockey school and has coached both the Select 14 and Select 16 festivals for USA Hockey over the past several years. For the past five summers, Petraglia was selected to coach at the Warren Strelow National Team Camp with USA Hockey, which included the nation's top goaltenders eligible for international play. He has also worked closely with Washington Capitals (NHL) goalie coach Mitch Korn since 2001.

Dean Stork

Dean Stork, former RedHawk Director of Hockey Operations is back at the University of Jamestown. Stork spent the previous two years building the hockey program from scratch at the University of Jamestown. After tirelessly building up the program's initial roster from scratch during the 2015–16 calendar year, he helped the team achieve a No. 7 national ranking during its inaugural 2016–17 season, one in which it went 24-13-3 overall. Prior to entering the collegiate coaching ranks, Stork spent 10 seasons coaching in the East Coast Hockey League, serving as the Greenville Road Warriors' head coach (2010–15) and spending stints as an assistant coach for both the Stockton Thunder (2005–;06) and the Cincinnati Cyclones (2006–10).

A four-year standout for the University of Massachusetts, Stork signed an NHL contract with the Washington Capitals in 1999 and skated in four NHL training camps. He also served as a captain and alternate captain at various points of his professional career. Stork graduated from UMass with a Bachelor of Science in Sports Management in May of 1999. A high achiever in the classroom as well, he made appearances on the Hockey East Honor Roll Team.

Kevin Ackley

Kevin Ackley comes to Miami Hockey School after a career at DI St. Lawrence University from 2001–2006. At SLU, Ackley was a solid contributor as a goaltender despite a number of critical injuries. Prior to SLU, Kevin played two years in the USHL in Fargo, ND and Chicago, IL. Kevin received his Master's Degree in Education during his final year of eligibility at SLU. Kevin is the Sr. Director of Goggin Ice Center and the Director of Miami Hockey School.

 

Mike Norton

Mike has an extensive playing and coaching background at the Division I college level, in addition to his experience as a junior player for St. Michael's in Toronto from 1976-78. After leaving St. Mike's, Norton played one season of Division I hockey for former CCHA member St. Louis University in 1978-79 before transferring to Miami University, where he completed his career in 1982. Taking over Miami's club program the following season as coach, he led the Redskins (now RedHawks) to a 30-1 record and second-place finish at the Club Hockey Nationals in 1984. Following a year at Division III Wisconsin-River Falls, Norton returned to Oxford as an assistant coach for Miami's varsity team from 1985-91. Mike is also a USA Hockey coaching education instructor during the off season along with coaching in multiple USA Hockey camps. For the past 22 years, Mike was Associate Athletic Director and Hockey Coach at Culver Academy. Mike is currently the Director for Hockey at Goggin Ice Center.

Scott Hicks

Scott Hicks returns as the head coach of Miami's Division I ACHA Women's Hockey Team. After guiding the team to a National Championship in 2013–2014, Hicks was at the helm again in 2014–2015 when the team returned to the National Championship game. Hicks has also served on the staff for the women's hockey team at the World University Games in 2015.

Kaitlyn Johnson

Kaitlyn Johnson joins the Goggin staff as Assistant Director for Customer Service and Student Engagement. Kaitlyn was formerly on staff as an Intern for Programming after completing her collegiate playing career at Marion University in Wisconsin. Johnson served as the associate head coach for Miami's Division I ACHA Women's Hockey Team and has served on the staffs of multiple camps including Miami Hockey School. Johnson joined the Lindenwood-Bellville coaching staff in 2017-18 and helped guide the Links to a National Championship appearance.

Mark Frankenfeld

Mark Frankenfeld serves as commissioner of the North American Hockey League. As commissioner, his responsibilities include overseeing the day-to-day operations and all business aspects of the league, including but not limited to expansion, marketing initiatives, rules & regulations and player development. Behind the bench in the NAHL, Frankenfeld was the head coach of the Dayton Gems during the 2003-04 season and spent four seasons as assistant coach and assistant general manager for the Texas Tornado from 1999-03. He was also an assistant coach with the Cleveland Jr. Barons for one season. Prior to working in the NAHL, Frankenfeld gained valuable experience in the collegiate ranks, spending four years as an assistant coach with Miami University and one as an assistant with Buffalo State University (SUNYAC). Frankenfeld has also coached at the high school and Midget AAA levels, as well as at USA Hockey Select Festivals, giving him more than 20 years of coaching experience.

Justin Camuto

Justin Camuto returns to Miami Hockey School as Assistant Director. He currently works at the Goggin Ice Center as Assistant Director of Hockey assisting with the Jr. RedHawks and BAD Hockey programs along with being the Head Coach for the Miami Youth Hockey High School team. During the summers, Justin also coaches camps for New York Islanders goalie coach Mitch Korn. Camuto played goalie for the ACHA team at John Carroll University.