Coaches

Frank Caliguri (DI/DIII)

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    Frank has two sons, the oldest of which played hockey on the MSU Roller Hockey Team from 2007 until 2010. Since that time, Frank has been helping to coach both the DI and DIII Roller Hockey teams at MSU. Overall, he has been coaching since 1995.
    Frank grew up in East Detroit and first played hockey when he was 10 years old. When he was young, he attended a hockey camp run by Detroit Red Wings legend Gordie Howe, who gave Frank his first set of goalie equipment. He has been in love with hockey ever since.

John Murray (DI)

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John started helping out and coaching when he was 18 for the Detroit Mission Stars program. This program helped him grow as a player and a coach. Dave Zarem (also a coach in the program) was John’s mentor.

John has coached all sorts of age groups throughout the years. His main age group has been the 1998 birth year. He has been coaching them going on 7 years now.

John now coaches for the dominant Detroit Bordercats program (with the help of Matt Koleski) and also for State Wars, winning State Wars AAA the past 4 years in a row.

2016 is John’s first year for coaching the Spartans. He hopes to continue the success he’s had as a coach thus far in his young career and carry it over into the collegiate level and help excel the Michigan state Spartans program to the highest level and bring home a championship.

 

George Hoover (DIII)

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    George has been an athlete his whole life, focusing mainly on football and baseball when growing up in Adrian, MI.  Despite never playing hockey, he has always had a passion for coaching it, having done so since 2000.  Before arriving at MSU, George coached High School roller hockey at Walled Lake Western. He won state championships as the JV Head Coach in 2012 and 2016, as well championships at the Varsity level 2013, 2014, and 2016. The 2016-2017 season is his first year as an MSU coach.