Gwozdecky Wins Spencer Penrose Award
Gwozdecky was also named the INCH Coach of the Year.
less than a week after leading Denver to a second consecutive
national championship, has been named the Spencer Penrose Award
winner as the Division I coach of the year.
who was the WCHA and INCH Coach of the Year, has now won two Spencer
Penrose Awards, having earned the honor in 1993 as the head coach
He led the
Pioneers to a 32-9-2 overall record, capturing a share of the
MacNaughton Cup as the WCHA regular-season champions and the Broadmoor
Trophy as the WCHA playoff champions in addition to the national
Penrose Award is named in memory of the Colorado Springs benefactor
who built the Broadmoor Hotel Complex, site of the first 10 NCAA
championship hockey tournaments. It will be presented at the AHCA
Coach of the Year Banquet in Naples, Florida, on April 23.