Rohlik Named OSU Interim Coach
CHN Staff Report
COLUMBUS, Ohio Steve Rohlik, associate head coach for the Ohio State men’s hockey program the last three seasons, has been named the interim head coach.
Head coach Mark Osiecki was fired this week after three seasons. Osiecki said in a USCHO.com report that he was surprised by the move.
Rohlik joined the Ohio State staff in 2010 after 10 seasons on the coaching staff at Minnesota-Duluth. He coached three seasons at Nebraska-Omaha (1998-2000) and spent one year on the Wisconsin staff (1991). He served as the head coach at Hill-Murray High School, his alma mater, from 1993-97, after spending a year as an assistant coach at Stillwater High School (1991-92).
A native of St. Paul, Minn., Rohlik is a 1990 graduate of Wisconsin. He was a two-time captain for the Badgers and won a national title as a senior. He was a sixth-round selection by the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1986 NHL Entry Draft.