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Troy Jutting joined the UNO hockey coaching staff in the summer of 2012 following a successful run of 12 years as the head coach of Minnesota State.  

While leading the Mavericks, he compiled a career record of 184-224-55 and was named the Western Collegiate Hockey Association Coach of the Year in 2002-03 and 2007-08.  In both seasons, MSU finished in the top five in the WCHA.  In 2007-08, he also was a finalist for the Spencer Penrose Award as the nation’s top Division I coach.

In all, Jutting had a 26-year affiliation with the Minnesota State program, a term than included 14 winning seasons.  Prior to taking over as head coach in March of 2000, the native of Richfield, Minn. was an assistant coach with the Mavericks from 1990-2000, contributing to MSU’s move from Division II to Division I.  He played for the Mavericks from 1982-86.  In 136 games, he earned 145 points and still today ranks among MSU’s all-time leaders in goals, assists, points and single-season goals.  As a senior, he finished sixth in the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association in scoring and earned all-conference honors.  He was a member of three NCAA Division III tournament teams including one that appeared in the D-III final four.

Jutting also has international coaching experience, serving as the head coach of the U.S. Under-18 Team at the 2003 Under-18 World Cup.  He led the Americans to their first-ever championship and was named USA Hockey’s 2003 National Coach of the Year.

Jutting received his bachelor’s degree in business from Minnesota State in 1987 and later earned a master’s degree in sports administration from MSU in 1996.

Jutting has two sons, Ryan and Tyler.