Team Staff Profile - Greg Powers


Picture:
Coach Photo

Position:
Head Coach/ Scheduler

Email:

Phone:
602-478-3070

Current Team:
(M1) Arizona State University

Bio:

Tenure: 2010-Present

National Championships: 2013-14

WCHL Championships: 2013-14

Career Record: 129-22-8 (Through 4 Seasons)

National Tournaments: 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14

Final Fours: 2012-13, 2013-14

ACHA Division I Coach of The Year Finalist: 2011-12

WCHL Coach of The Year: 2013-14

Coach Powers who is a native of Indianapolis, IN. enters his eighth overall season on the Sun Devil Coaching Staff and his fifth as Head Coach of the DI program at ASU. Collegiately, Greg was a 3 Time ACHA Division I All-American Goaltender while playing for the Sun Devils under the tutelage of Hall of Fame Head Coach Gene Hammett. Greg helped ASU qualify for the ACHA Division I National Tournament 3 out of 4 seasons as a player and again as an Assistant Coach in 2000-01 and 2008-2009. In just his second season behind the bench in 2011-12, Coach Powers led the Sun Devils to it’s second consecutive National Tournament birth, a program best 29-4-3 record, and #4 seed at the ACHA Division I National Tournament.  In 2012-13, Coach Powers led ASU to a new program best record and first ever 30 plus win season with a record of 35-8-1, its first ever Final Four Appearance, first ever National Ranking of #1,  and a benchmark win over NCAA DI Penn State.    Coach Powers was inducted into the Sun Devil Player Hall of Fame in 2009 and was also selected by USA Hockey and the ACHA to serve on the selection committee as the Goaltender Coach/Evaluator for the 2010 World University Games Team representing the United States.  Since taking the reigns as Head Coach, Greg has also coached six ACHA All-Americans.  In addition to being Head Coach, Greg is responsible for the overall management of hockey operations and recruiting. In the 2013-14 Season Coach Powers helped guide the Sun Devils to their 1st ever ACHA Division I National Championship.