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Jerry York

Born:July 25, 1945Draft:Undrafted
Hometown:Watertown, MAPosition:Center
Known For:Hall of FameShoots:
National Team:United StatesCurrent Team:Boston College (Head Coach)

Jerry York (born July 25, 1945) is the men’s ice hockey coach at Boston College. York is the winningest active coach in NCAA hockey, and leads the all-time list as the only Division I head coach with over 1,000 wins (as of 2018). He has won the NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey title five times as a coach, at Bowling Green State University in 1984 and at Boston College in 2001, 2008, 2010 and 2012, tying him with Murray Armstrong for second-most all-time behind only Vic Heyliger (6). York received the Spencer Penrose Trophy for being named Division I Coach of the Year in 1977. On June 25, 2019, York was elected into the Hockey Hall of Fame in the Builders Category.

Jerry York Boston College
Jerry York, Boston College (BC Athletics)

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Coaching History

  • Boston College (Asst. Coach – Graduate Assistant) 1968-1970
  • Clarkson University (Asst. Coach) 1970-1972
  • Clarkson University (Head Coach) 1972-1979
  • Bowling Green State University (Head Coach) 1979-1994
  • Boston College (Head Coach) 1994-present

Achievements

  • As a Player
    • NCAA (New England) Walter Brown Award (1967)
    • NCAA (East) First All-American Team (1967)
  • As a Coach
    • 9x NCAA (Hockey East) Reg. Season Champion (2003, 2004, 2005, 2011, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2021)
    • 5x NCAA (Hockey East) Coach of the Year (2004, 2014. 2018, 2020, 2021)
    • Hockey Hall of Fame | Builder (2019)
    • NCAA (New England) Coach of the Year (2018)
    • 9x NCAA (Hockey East) Champion (1998, 1999, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012)
    • 5x NCAA (Championship) Winner (1984, 2001, 2008, 2010, 2012)
    • NCAA (CCHA) Champion (1988)
    • 4x NCAA (CCHA) Reg. Season Champion (1982, 1983, 1984, 1987)
    • NCAA (CCHA) Coach of the Year (1982)
    • NCAA (ECAC) Regular Season Champions (1977)
    • NCAA (Overall) Coach of the Year (Spencer Penrose Trophy) (1977)
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