The Aberdeen Wings, proud members of the North American Hockey League are pleased to announce the hiring of Assistant Coach Michael Hill. Coach Hill comes to the Wings from the Texas Jr. Brahmas of the NA3HL. Coach Hill Spent 3 years playing for Coach Langer in the North American Hockey League serving as team captain during the 2010-2011 season. Playing in 101 games during his time in the North American Hockey League Coach Hill put up 70 goals and 55 assists (125 pts.) in those 3 seasons. After his time in the North American Hockey League Coach Hill played college hockey for St. Mary’s for a season before transferring to St. Norbert’s College for 3 seasons. During his time in college Coach Hill played in 106 games and had 117 pts. (67 goals, 50 assists). After college Coach Hill spent time in the ECHL & the SPHL before beginning his coaching career as head coach of the Texas Jr. Brahmas NA3HL team.
“Mike is a great addition to the Wings Family and is a leader in every aspect. He will bring the ability to teach, mentor, and lead the players of the Aberdeen Wings. I look forward to working with another smart young coach.” -Head Coach Scott Langer
“Really pleased to get a coach like Michael Hill! He brings a levelof dedication and professionalism that will help grow the culture we have established here since Scott has arrived. Really happy to welcome Michael and his family to Aberdeen.” -Wings Owner Greg Odde
“I’m extremely excited, blessed and honored to be a part of the Aberdeen Wings organization. I can’t thank head coach Scott Langer and the Odde family enough for believing in me to be the guy to step in and help lead this program to the Robby Cup. My wife and I are looking forward to this next adventure together. I owe a lot to the Texas Brahmas for giving me my start into coaching. I love this game and sharing my knowledge of it. I cant wait to kick start this year at Main Camp next week!” -Assistant Coach Michael Hill
During his time as coach for the Brahmas Coach Hill won 2 South Division Championships with an overall record of 77-16 over the 2 seasons, including a Fraser Cup Finals appearance this past season.
– 2010-11 NAHL All South Division Team/ NAHL First All Star Team
– 2013-14 NCAA DIII National Champion
– 2014-15 NCAA DIII NCHA All Conference Team
– 2015-2016 NCAA DIII NCHA All Conference Team
The Wings kick off their 2018-2019 season with exhibition games on September 7th & 8th vs. North Iowa and the 14th (@ Brookings) & 15th vs. Brookings before heading to the NAHL Showcase on September 19-22. The Wings regular season home opener will be on October 5th vs. the Brookings Blizzard. Season tickets are on sale NOW! Call Aaron @ 605-380-5852!