Doug Ross (ice hockey)
|Sport(s)||College ice hockey|
October 9, 1951 |
|Coaching career (HC unless noted)|
|Head coaching record|
|Accomplishments and honors|
Douglas George Ross (born October 9, 1951 in Dearborn, Michigan) is a retired American college ice hockey player and former college ice hockey head coach. Ross spent 25 seasons as the head coach at the University of Alabama in Huntsville from 1982-2007. Ross also coached at Ohio University and Kent State. Ross became head coach at the starting in the 1982 season.
Under Ross, UAH won two National Club Championships (1983 and 1984) and two NCAA Division II national championships (1996 and 1998).
Ross is the father of former NHL forward Jared Ross.
Awards and honours
|MJCHA Tournament Most Valuable Player||1973||Oakland Community College|
|All-CCHA All-Conference Honorable Mention||1973-74|||
|All-CCHA First Team||1974-75|||
- 1998 State of Alabama Collegiate Coach of the Year (Sington Award).
- 2002-03 College Hockey America Coach of the Year.
- 2007 USA Hockey Distinguished Service Award.
Season-by-season coaching record
|Season||Head coach||Conference||Level||GP||Overall record
|1980–81||Kent State||Independent||NCAA I||36||18–18–0||—||—|
|1982–83||Alabama—Huntsville||Central States Collegiate Hockey League||Club||35||26–7–2||13–0–0 (1st)||Lost in CSCHL Tournament final
National Club Champions
|1983–84||Alabama—Huntsville||Central States Collegiate Hockey League||Club||31||27–4–0||18–0–0 (1st)||National Club Champions|
|1984–85||Alabama—Huntsville||Central States Collegiate Hockey League||Club||29||21–7–1||8–2–0 (1st)||Lost in CSCHL Tournament semifinals
Lost in National Club Championship final
|1993–94||Alabama—Huntsville||Independent||NCAA II||26||20–5–1||—||Lost in NCAA championship finals|
|1995–96||Alabama—Huntsville||Independent||NCAA II||29||26–0–3||—||NCAA Division II National Champions|
|1996–97||Alabama—Huntsville||Independent||NCAA II||28||20–8–0||—||Lost in NCAA championship finals|
|1997–98||Alabama—Huntsville||Independent||NCAA II||30||24–3–3||—||NCAA Division II National Champions|
|1999–00||Alabama—Huntsville||College Hockey America||NCAA I||31||17–10–4||12–5–1 (2nd)||Lost in CHA championship|
|2000–01||Alabama—Huntsville||College Hockey America||NCAA I||34||21–12–1||15–4–1 (1st)||Lost in CHA championship|
|2001–02||Alabama—Huntsville||College Hockey America||NCAA I||37||18–18–1||10–9–1 (3rd)||Lost in CHA championship|
|2002–03||Alabama—Huntsville||College Hockey America||NCAA I||35||18–14–3||13–5–2 (1st)||Lost in CHA semifinals|
|2003–04||Alabama—Huntsville||College Hockey America||NCAA I||31||11–16–4||10–9–1 (3rd)||Lost in CHA quarterfinals|
|2004–05||Alabama—Huntsville||College Hockey America||NCAA I||32||18–10–4||14–5–1 (2nd)||Lost in CHA championship|
|2005–06||Alabama—Huntsville||College Hockey America||NCAA I||34||19–13–2||12–7–1 (T-2nd)||Lost in CHA semifinals|
|2006–07*^||Alabama—Huntsville||College Hockey America||NCAA I||36||13–20–3||7–11–2 (5th)||CHA Tournament Champions
Lost in NCAA Midwest Regional semifinals
|All-time record||28 seasons||871||506–318–47|
|Varsity/NCAA record||23 seasons||709||394–273–42|
- "CCHA All-Conference Teams". Central Collegiate Hockey Association. Retrieved 2 January 2013.
- UAH Sports Information (2009-10). "Year-by-year results". UAH Hockey 2009-10 Media Guide. Check date values in:
- "Alabama-Huntsville Men's Hockey Team History". USCHO.com. Retrieved 10 March 2012.
- "CSCHL Standings By Year". Retrieved 2012-04-04.
- "CSCHL Playoff Results". Retrieved 2012-04-04.
|Awards and achievements|
|CHA Coach of the Year