Minnesota State

Minnesota State Quick Facts

Location: Mankato, Minn.
Year Founded: 1868
Enrollment: 15,376
Nickname: Mavericks
Colors: Purple & Gold
President: Dr. Richard Davenport
Director of Athletics: Kevin Buisman
Faculty Athletic Representative: Dr. Jeff Pribyl
Athletic Dept. Phone: 507.389.6111

Team History

First Year of Division I Hockey: 1996-97
All-time Record (Years): 815-609-141 (46 years)
NCAA Division I record (Years): 334-321-80 (19)

Facility Information

Name (Capacity): Verizon Wireless Center (4,832)
Dimensions: 200 x 87
Ticket Office Phone: 507.389.3000
Address: 1 Civic Center Plaza, Mankato, MN 56001

Coaches/Support Staff

Head Coach: Mike Hastings (St. Cloud State, '93)
     • Record at MSU: 122-62-18 (5 seasons)
     • Career Record: Same

Assistant Coaches
     • Darren Blue (Minnesota State '96)
     • Todd Knott (Bemidji State '02)

Support Staff
     • Brennan Poderzay, Volunteer Assistant Coach
     • Tim Jackman, Undergraduate Assistant Coach
     • Kevin Anderson, Hockey Operations
     • Scott Rideout, Equipment Manager
     • Matt Schmidt, Athletic Trainer
     • Tom Inkrott, Strength and Conditioning

Athletics Communications

Hockey Contact: Paul Allan
Office Phone: 507.389.2625
Email: paul.allan@mnsu.edu
Press Box Phone: 507.389.3000
Website: msumavericks.com
Hockey-specific Twitter: @mavhockey
Hockey-specific Instagram: @/maverickshockey/
Athletics Twitter: @msumavericks
Athletics Facebook: facebook.com/MaverickAthletics
Athletics Instagram: msumavericks1

Media Directory

Mankato Free Press – Shane Frederick, sfrederick@mankato-freepress.com, 507.327.8459

KTOE – Mike Sullivan, mikesullivan@radiomankato.com, 507.345.4537

KEYC – Claire Dau, tvdau@keyc.com, 217.549.6803


All home games broadcast locally on Charter channels 191 & 826
Radio Broadcast Information
KTOE – Mike Sullivan, mikesullivan@radiomankato.com, 507.345.4537