Matt Loen
Matt Loen
Title: Head Coach
Phone: (715) 836-4516
Email: loenmj@uwec.edu
Season: 8th Year
  • Hockey program's ninth head coach in history
  • Served as interim head coach in 2007-08 before earning permanent position
  • Served as asssitant coach for the Blugolds for two seasons (2005-07)
  • In 2010-11, guided the Blugolds to 15 wins and fourth place in NCHA, the highest finish and most wins since the 1994-95 season
  • In 2008 and 2012, led the Blugolds to NCHA post-season first-round series wins, their only first round wins since joining the NCHA
  • Under Loen, a number of Blugolds have earned conference honors
    • All-NCHA: seven first team, nine honorable mention
    • NCHA All-Academic: total of 34
    • All-WIAC: 10 first team, 15 honorable mention
  • Playing Experience
    • College at UW-Eau Claire (1991-95)
      • First team All-American and the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association Player of the Year in 1994-95
      • First team All-NCHA selection in 1993-94 and 1994-95
      • All-Wisconsin State University Conference (WSUC) selection in 1993-94
      • Team MVP in 1994-95
    • Played in over 500 games professionaly
      • Rookie of the Year in the United Hockey League (UHL) for the Madison Monsters
      • Played for Cincinnati Mighty Ducks of the American Hockey League (AHL), the top farm team for the Anaheim Mighty Ducks
      • Played for Milwaukee Admirals of the International Hockey League (IHL), the top team in Nashville Predators' farm system
      • Multiple-time minor league All-Star
  • Married to Carla; Has one son (Max) and one daughter (Emma)

Last Updated: 8/21/12