Bemidji State

Bemidji State Quick Facts

Location: Bemidji, Minn.
Year Founded: 1919
Enrollment: 5,012
Nickname: Beavers
Colors: Green (PMS 3305) and White
President: Dr. Faith Hensrud
Director of Athletics: Tracy Dill
Faculty Athletic Representative: Dr. Shannon Norman
Athletic Dept. Phone: (218) 755-2941

Team History

First Year of Division I Hockey: 1998-99
All-time Record (Years): 186-375-62 (16th year)

Facility Information

Name (Capacity): Sanford Center (4,373)
Dimensions: 200x85
Ticket Office Phone: (218) 441-4000
Address: 1111 Event Center Dr NE, Bemidji, MN 56601

Coaches/Support Staff

Head Coach: Tom Serratore (Bemidji State, '87)
     • Record at School: 266-256-70 (16 seasons)
     • Overall Record: Same

Assistant Coaches
     • Travis Winter (Bemidji State, '09)
     • Eddie Olczyk (Massachussetts, '13)

Support Staff
     • Logan Davis, Volunteer Assistant/Hockey Operations
     • Adam Lovick, Student Assistant/Hockey Operations
     • Mike Lewis, Director of Strength and Conditioning
     • Toby Palmiscno, Equipment Manager

Athletic Communications

Hockey Contact: Brad Folkestad
Office Phone: (218) 755-4603
Press Box Phone: (218) 441-4047
Hockey-specific Twitter: @BSUBeaversMHKY
Hockey-specific Facebook:
Hockey-specific Instagram: bsubeaversmhky
Athletics Twitter: @BSUBeavers
Athletics Facebook:
Athletics Instagram: bsubeavers

Media Directory

Bemidji Pioneer, Jack Hittinger,, (218) 333-9772

Beaver Radio Network (103.7 FM) , Brian Schultz,, (218) 444-1037
Paul Bunyan Broadcasting (1500 AM), Kevin Jackson,, (218) 444-1500
Double K Radio Network (102.5 FM), Richard DeLaHunt,, (218) 444-1025

Lakeland Public Television, Justin Prince,, (218) 751-0085


Radio Broadcast Information: Beaver Radio Network (103.7 FM) , Brian Schultz,, (218) 444-1037

Television Broadcast Information: Lakeland Public Television, Jeff Hanks, Director,, (218) 751-0085
     • All home games will be televised regionally on Lakeland Public Television