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) 441-4032
Address: 1111 Event Center Dr NE, Bemidji, MN 56601

Coaches/Support Staff

Head Coach: Jim Scanlan (Bemidji State, '82)
     • Record at BSU: 55-48-7 (3 seasons)
     • Career record: Same

Associate Head Coach
     • Amber Fryklund (Bemidji State '03

Assistant Coach
     • Shane Veenker (Bemidji State '01)

Support Staff
     • Jake Kremer, Volunteer Goaltending Coach
     • Makenzie Bruch, Student Assistant/Hockey Operations
     • Mike Lewis, Strength and Conditioning
     • Toby Palmiscno, Equipment Manager

Athletics Communications

Hockey Contact: Tyler Christiansen
Office Phone: (218) 755-4603
Press Box Phone: (218) 441-4047
Hockey-specific Twitter: @BSUBeaversWHKY
Hockey-specific Facebook:
Hockey-specific Instagram: @bsubeaverswhky/a>
Athletics Twitter:
Athletics Facebook:
Athletics Instagram: bsubeavers

Media Directory

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

Beaver Radio Network, Kelly 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, Kelly Schultz,, (218) 444-1037