Blais Named Head Hockey Coach
photo by Tim Fitzgerald
UNO athletic director Trev Alberts Friday afternoon introduced Dean Blais as the Maverick's new hockey coach. Blais comes to Omaha from the Fargo Force of the United States Hockey League where he served as head coach and general manager. As a college coach, Blais won national championships as the head coach of the University of North Dakota in 1997 and 2000.