For the second consecutive year coach Berman has been named as a finalist for ACHA Coach of the year. The winner will be determined by a coaches vote from all 70 ACHA teams.
Chad just completed his 6th season as Head Coach at the University of Arizona with an overall record of 117-84-6. During that time his teams have won the programs first ever WCHL Conference Championships (Back-to-back) and 3 consecutive Cactus Cups (season series vs ASU). Additionally, they have continued to climb on the national stage, showing consistent improvement annually in the overall ACHA rankings.
Under his tutelage the Wildcats have been recognized for their community engagement several times, winning 4 nationally recognized ACHA Community Service awards.
ACHA Coach of the Year Finalists
· Gary Astalos (Adrian College)
· Chad Berman (University of Arizona)
· Kyle Zoldy, (Drexel University)
· Kirk Handy (Liberty University)
Here is some information about the candidates:
Gary Astalos (Adrian College)
(GLCHL Regular Season Champions and GLCHL Playoff Champions)
Chad Berman (University of Arizona)
(2019-2020 WCHL Coach of the Year and WCHL Regular Season Champions)
Kyle Zoldy (Drexel University)
(2019-2020 ECHA Co-Coach of the Year, ECHA Regular Season Champions, and ECHA Playoff Champions)
Kirk Handy (Liberty University)
(2019-2020 ESCHL Regular Season Champions and ESCHL Playoff Champions)