Colorado College to retain head coach Mike Haviland

By the numbers: Colorado College hockey under Mike Haviland
Posted at 10:45 PM, Mar 26, 2020

COLORADO SPRINGS — Athletic Director Lesley Irvine confirmed to News 5 Sports on Tuesday, that Colorado College would retain head hockey coach, Mike Haviland, for another season.

The Tigers have had a disappointing run under Haviland's tenure with six straight losing seasons.

"We want to be nationally competitive for hockey," said Irvine. "We want to be in hunt for home ice in the NCHC postseason and having a winning record. I know that is what our fans want to see from us. We have a plan."

As for Haviland, he is excited for next season, even after how this past season ended with the NCHC tournament getting canceled due to COVID-19.

"I have been around a long time, I get it," said Haviland, on the pressure of next season. "I want to make sure we are doing everything we can to put the best product on the ice."

The biggest issue for the Tigers this past season was consistency. Haviland agrees, the only way CC can be competitive in the NCHC is to be able to be more steady in weekly series.

Coming up in the next few days on News 5 Sports, we will break down to top 5 recruiting class the Tigers will be bringing in for next season.