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Dave Debol Named Assistant Coach for Winter World University Games


Dave Debol, University of Michigan-Dearborn

Dave was an Assistant Coach for Team USA at the 2006 World University Games in Turin, Italy.

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO – Dave Debol (Saline, MI), head coach at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, has been named an Assistant Coach for the 2009 United States University Select Team, which will compete at the Winter World University Games, to be held February 18-28, 2009 in Harbin, China.  The other Assistant Coach will be named after the WUG Tryout Camp, to be held August 15-17 at Compuware Arena in Plymouth, MI.

David is currently in his fifth season as head coach at Michigan-Dearborn.  He is also co-owner of Hockey Masters, a year round comprehensive hockey skills and training development program for both on and off the ice.

Dave played collegiate hockey at the University of Michigan from 1975-1978.  Debol was a key player and multi-time All-Star, as well as earning berths on the All-American Team and the NCAA Championship All-Tournament Team.  In 1996 Dave was inducted into the Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor for his outstanding efforts on the ice during his three-season stay, highlighted by his 99 points in just 45 games in 1976-77 and the fastest hat trick in NCCA history with 3 goals in a mere 59 seconds.

Debol played six years of professional hockey, including three years with the National Hockey League's Hartford Whalers where he played on a line with Gordie Howe.

Debol was a three-time member of the U.S. National Team, competing in the World Championships in 1977, 1978, and 1981.

Debol retired from the game following the 1982-83 campaign.

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