UW-Stevens Point has a new head men’s hockey coach. The school
announced the hiring of Chris Brooks, replacing Wil Nichol, who resigned to accept a front office position in the NHL.
Brooks becomes the 5th head coach in Pointers history. He spent the last three seasons as the head coach of the Rio Grande Valley (Texas) Killer Bees of the Central Hockey League. In his three seasons as coach of the professional level, he led the team to an 87-86 overall record and playoff appearances in two of his three seasons. Brooks began his coaching career as an assistant at Western Michigan and was promoted to associate head coach in 2006.