Pearson Named Michigan Head Coach

April 24, 2017

Mel Pearson has been named the University of Michigan's head coach of ice hockey, as announced today (Monday, April 24) by Warde Manuel, the Donald R. Shepherd Director of Athletics. Pearson, who becomes the ninth head coach in program history, returns to Ann Arbor after previously serving 23 seasons as an assistant coach for the Wolverines.

A press conference will be held today at 2 p.m. in the Junge Family Champions Center to formally introduce Pearson. BTN will carry the press conference live and a link will also be available on