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Danton Cole is fired as Michigan State’s hockey coach

Michigan State is on the lookout for a new head coach. Alan Haller said Tuesday, in his first significant step as athletic director, that Danton Cole had been fired. Cole was the head coach for five seasons, with a 58-101-12 record. “I’ve spent the last month assessing our hockey program’s...
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The end of the Danton Cole MSU hockey era; Miriam Bingham and Zachary Loockerman talk MSU MMA Club | Current Sports | Apr. 13, 2022

On today's Current Sports with Al Martin we discuss the firing of MSU hockey coach Danton Cole. What has led up to the change after Cole's fifth year as the head of the program? Also, Current Sports boxing / MMA beat reporter Miriam Bingham and MSU MMA Club director of social media Zachary Loockerman join Al to talk about the changes and growth of the club since the COVID-19 pandemic. That, and more!
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Danton Cole out as MSU hockey Head Coach

After five seasons behind the bench, Michigan State hockey Head Coach Danton Cole has been relieved of his duties. According to an email from MSU communications, the decision was mutual. "Over the last month, I spent time evaluating where we currently stand as a hockey program," Michigan State Athletic Director Allen Haller said in a press release. "It's become clear to me that it's in the best interests of the program to make a change in leadership and begin a new era of Spartan hockey."MSU Announces Change in Hockey Program Leadership— Michigan State Hockey (@MSU_Hockey) April 12, 2022 Cole leaves the program with a 58-101-12 record. In that stretch, Michigan State never finished in the top half of the Big Ten standings, never made the NCAA Tournament and has failed to win a single game in the Big Ten Tournament. Cole's departure is yet another shakeup in what has been a tumultuous offseason for Michigan State hockey, with the roster undergoing major changes.

Danton Cole out as Michigan State's hockey coach after five seasons

Michigan State is looking for a new hockey coach. Danton Cole is out after five seasons as the head coach of the Spartans, compiling a 58-101-12 record. MSU had a losing record every year under Cole. The Spartans finished seventh in the Big Ten each of his five seasons in East Lansing, aside from a sixth-place conference finish in the 2019-20 season.

Michigan State University Parts Ways With Danton Cole

The 2022 Michigan State Hockey season just came to its conclusion for the East Lansing team, and they won't be seeing a familiar face come this next season for Spartan hockey. The news made its way across East Lansing on Tuesday, that the head coach for Michigan State University men's hockey, Danton Cole, would be going in a new direction.

‘Change in leadership’ -- Danton Cole leaving MSU Hockey

EAST LANSING, Mich. (WILX) - Danton Cole is leaving Michigan State University. The decision was announced Tuesday via a press release from the athletic department. Cole has spent five seasons on the Spartan bench, posting a mark of 58-101-12. Michigan State University vice president and athletic director Alan Haller says he appreciated the effort Cole put in, but the program still needed a fresh start.

Danton Cole Out at Michigan State

Michigan State announced on Tuesday that Danton Cole would no longer be head coach of the Michigan State hockey program. Cole had led the Spartans for the past five seasons, amassing a record of just 58-101-12. In the school’s press release, athletic director Alan Haller said:. “Over the last...

Danton Cole out as head coach of Michigan State hockey

After five seasons at the helm of Michigan State’s hockey program, Danton Cole is officially out, the university’s athletic department announced Tuesday. During his time as head coach, which began in 2017, Cole led the team to an overall record of 58-101-12. Michigan State finished higher than last place in the Big Ten Conference only once and never won a single Big Ten Tournament game.