Hockey coaches extend contracts

Carly Contraguerro, Sports editor

The Mercyhurst men’s hockey Head Coach Rick Gotkin and the women’s hockey Head Coach Michael Sisti signed four year contract extensions through the 2019-2020 season on September 30.

Gotkin is going into his 28th season as head coach. He has led many players to success in his time including eight players from last season signing professional contracts.

Sisti enters his 17th season as head coach. He has coached his team to 15 straight conference titles.

Both coaches have created power houses on the ice. The men’s team went 19-16-4 last season and the women went 23-9-3.

According to a Mercyhurst Athletics press release, the coaches are pleased to be staying in their position for another four years.

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Men’s Head Coach Rick Gotkin. Photo: hurstathletics


Women’s Head Coach Michael Sisi. Photo: hurstathletics