FGCU Hockey Club Announces Inaugural Season
FORT MYERS, FL - Florida Gulf Coast University’s hockey club begins its inaugural season at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26 at TECO Arena against Florida Atlantic University in the first of a two-game home series that concludes the following day with game two at 12:30 p.m.
FGCU’s 17-game schedule includes hosting 11 home games at TECO Arena plus a four-team, six-game tournament “Gulf Coast Clash” in January with Tulane University, the University of South Florida and Florida Atlantic University.
The general public may purchase season tickets for $50 at the FGCU Bookstore or pay $5 at the door for regular season home games. A pair of season tickets is $25 for FGCU students and $50 for FGCU employees. All seating is general admission.
The FGCU hockey club, established this spring, currently boasts 13 players, several supporting members and three coaches, including head coach Don Awrey, a former National Hockey League defenseman and three-time Stanley Cup Champion. Bob Brinkworth and Mike Shields are assistant coaches.
The club supports competitive college hockey at FGCU and is an affiliate of College Hockey South, the American Collegiate Hockey Association and USA Hockey. The FGCU hockey club is an officially recognized student organization.
For more information, contact club advisor Craig Rademacher at (941) 590-7085, (941) 225-1322 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the club web site at
More information on national organizations is available at the following web sites.
· College Hockey South: http://www.uga.edu/hockey/chs/CHS.html
· American Collegiate Hockey Association:
· USA Hockey: http://www.usahockey.com
Florida Gulf Coast University
Hockey Club Schedule
Day Date Opponent Location Time
Sat. Oct. 26 Florida Atlantic University TECO Arena 2:30 p.m.
Sun. Oct. 27 Florida Atlantic University TECO Arena 12:30 p.m.
Fri. Nov. 1 University of Central Florida TECO Recreation Rink 8:30 p.m.
Sat. Nov. 2 University of Central Florida TECO Recreation Rink 8:30 p.m.
Sat. Nov. 9 Florida International University TECO Arena 1:30 p.m.
Fri. Nov. 15 University of Central Florida Orlando 4:00 p.m.
Sat. Nov. 23 Exhibition-TBA TECO Recreation Rink 7:30 p.m.
Fri. Dec. 6 University of Florida TECO Recreation Rink 8:30 p.m.
Sat. Dec. 7 University of Florida TECO Arena 1:30 p.m.
Sat. Jan. 11 Atlanta Xtreme Junior Exhibition TECO Recreation Rink 8:30 p.m.
Sat. Jan. 18 Gulf Coast Clash (FGCU, Tulane, FAU, USF)
Game 1 TECO Recreation Rink 2:15 p.m.
Game 2 TECO Recreation Rink 5:00 p.m.
Sun. Jan. 19 Game 3 TECO Recreation Rink 9:30 a.m.
Game 4 TECO Recreation Rink 11:45 a.m.
Consolation Game TECO Recreation Rink 5.45 p.m.
Championship Game TECO Recreation Rink 8:30 p.m.
Fri. Jan. 24 Embry-Riddle University TECO Recreation Rink 8:30 p.m.
Sat. Jan. 25 University of Tennessee TECO Arena 1:30 p.m.
Fri. Jan. 31 University of South Florida Tampa 9:45 p.m.
Sat. Feb. 1 University of South Florida Tampa 9:45 p.m.
Fri. Feb. 7 Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton-Coral Springs 2:00 p.m.
Sat. Feb. 8 Florida Atlantic University Boca Raton-Coral Springs 2:00 p.m.
Sat. Feb. 15 Florida International University Miami TBA