coach of the week

KVRR Coach of the Week: NDSU Soccer’s Mike Regan

Regan Lead the Bison to the Summit League Championship Semifinals in year one

FARGO, N.D. — After reaching the Summit League Tournament Semifinals in year one as head coach last season, NDSU’s Mike Regan gives us a look into year two with the Bison. The Bison return All-Summit League First Team Selection Mariah Haberle who led the team in goals and points. The Herd open their season against Viterbo in an exhibition on…

Coach of the Week: NDSU Women’s Basketball’s Jory Collins

Jory Collins is heading into his first season as NDSU's women's basketball coach

FARGO, N.D. — After four consecutive years of failing to win more than four conference games, North Dakota State women’s basketball is looking to someone new to lead the program. Jory Collins is preparing for his first Division-I head coaching job after one year as an assistant at Kansas and eight years as head coach as D-II powerhouse Emporia State….

Coach of the Week: Fargo Force Assistant Coach Chad Demers

Demers was hired as Assistant Coach and Director of Scouting for the 2019 season

FARGO, N.D. — The Fargo Force’s latest hire at the coaching position is a reunion of sorts. Chad Demers played for the Force from 2008-2011 before heading to the Air Force Academy to continue his hockey career at the college level. He returns to Fargo as the team’s new assistant coach and director of scouting. In this interview with KVRR’s…

Coach of the Week: West Fargo Legion’s Jordan Rheault

The Packers are 14-9 on the season entering Friday

WEST FARGO, N.D. — Jordan Rheault is not far removed from his high school playing days, but he is already in his second year as head coach of the West Fargo Patriots. Rheault was a part of the 2012 team that won the North Dakota legion title in 2012. In this sit-down interview with KVRR Sports Director Keith Albertson, Rheault…

Coach of the Week: Sheyenne Baseball’s Ryan Bodell

The Mustangs clinched a playoff berth on Thursday

WEST FARGO, N.D. — The Sheyenne Mustangs baseball team has a chance to win the EDC on Saturday. Ryan Bodell is in his first year as head coach of the Mustangs after four years as an assistant. He sat down with KVRR Sports Director Keith Albertson as his team hopes to make a deep playoff push. Categories: High School, KVRR…

Coach of the Week: Shanley Soccer’s Lance Hansen

The Deacons have only given up one goal through 11 games

FARGO, N.D. — Shanley girls soccer has been dominant on defense this season. The Deacons have allowed just one goal through 11 games after a scoreless tie against Sheyenne on Friday night. That contest was the first time Shanley failed to pick up the win. Lance Hansen is in his fifth year as the Deacons head coach, and he is…

Coach of the Week: RedHawks Manager Jim Bennett

Bennett is taking over in his first season with the RedHawks

FARGO, N.D. — Jim Bennett is gearing up for his first season as the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks manager. Bennett replaces Michael Schlact, who accepting a job as a pitching coach for a Milwaukee Brewers minor league affiliate. He has been coaching since 1992 for various squads, most recently in the Australian Baseball League. Bennett is the KVRR Coach of the Week….

Coach of the Week: NDSU O-Line Coach AJ Blazek

AJ Blazek is in his first year at North Dakota State after three seasons at Rutgers

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State offensive line coach AJ Blazek is the KVRR Coach of the Week. Blazek is in his first year with the Bison after spending three at Rutgers. NDSU capped off its spring practices on Friday with the Green and Gold game, and now Blazek is hitting the recruiting trail in Kansas City, Mo. Categories: College,…

Coach of the Week: MSUM Football Coach Steve Laqua

The Dragons have their Spring Game on April 27

MOORHEAD, Minn. — In 2018, MSUM football had its most successful in decades. The Dragons won eight games, earning an invite to the Mineral Water Bowl. As the team wraps up Spring Practice and tries to raise the bar yet again, head coach Steve Laqua is the KVRR Coach of the Week. Categories: College, KVRR Sports Extra, Top Sports Headlines…