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 Jerry York
Jerry York
Head Coach

42nd Season

Alma Mater:
Boston College '67


Gaudreau, Eagles Headline All-New New England Awards

Johnny Gaudreau wins his second-straight Leonard Fowle Award as New England's MVP; York Tabbed Clark Hodder Award winner


Men's Hockey Clips Lowell, Returns to Frozen Four

Boston College Returns to the Frozen Four to Take on Union in the National Semifinal; Ian McCoshen Lights the Lamp to Send the Eagles to Philadelphia


Men's Hockey Dominates Denver, 6-2

Gaudreau, Hayes and Arnold lift Boston College into NCAA quarterfinals with combined 13-point performance against Denver


Men's Hockey Draws Denver in Opening Round

Boston College and Denver meet in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in Worcester, Mass., at the DCU Center. All four Eagles' titles under York originated with regional play in Worcester


York, Gaudreau Headline Hockey East Awards

York Wins Third Coach of the Year Honor; Gaudreau Claims Back-to-Back Player of the Year Honors - Gaudreau, Hayes and Matheson Named to First-Team; Arnold and Demko Earn Honorable Mention


2013 Beanpot Championship -- Northeastern (AP)

Eagles prevail 6-3, as the senior class becomes the first to win four consecutive Beanpot titles.


Jerry York earns 925th win

With BC's 5-2 win over Alabama-Huntsville, York became the winningest coach in NCAA hockey


National Championship: BC vs. Ferris State

National Championship: BC vs. Ferris State


Boston College vs. Minnesota Duluth - AP Photo Gallery

Boston College vs. Minnesota Duluth - AP Photo Gallery

The Schiller Family Head Hockey Coach
42nd year coaching
20th year at Boston College


  • Enters his 42nd season as a head coach; spent seven years (1972-79) at Clarkson and 15 years (1979-94) at Bowling Green
  • Begins the 2013-14 season as college hockey's all-time winningest coach with 935 wins
  • Earned his 925th career victory with a 5-2 win over Alabama-Hunstville on Dec. 29, 2012 in Minneapolis, Minn., surpassing Ron Mason to become the winningest coach in the history of college hockey.
  • Is one of only three coaches in NCAA history to lead two different schools to national titles; led Bowling Green to the 1984 NCAA title, and Boston College to the 2001, 2008, 2010 and 2012 NCAA titles
  • Had his Boston College jersey retired on April 12, 2010 during the program's national championship celebration on O'Neill plaza
  • Was awarded the Lester Patrick Trophy, presented for outstanding service to hockey in the United States, in October 2010
  • Earned the 1976-77 Spencer Penrose Trophy as the nation's Division I Coach of the Year
  • Twice earned Hockey East Coach of the Year honors - in 2003-04 and 2010-11; also earned 2003-04 New England Coach of the Year honors
  • Earned CCHA Coach of the Year honors in 1981-82
  • Has led 21 teams to 25 or more wins; has guided five teams to 30 or more victories
  • Assumed the head coaching duties at Boston College, his alma mater, on June 15, 1994
  • Has led Boston College to 10 NCAA Tournament "Frozen Four" berths -- 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010 and 2012.
  • Has led the Eagles to nine Hockey East Tournament titles -- 1998, 1999, 2001, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011 and 2012.
  • Earned his 900th collegiate victory with a 4-2 home win over Merrimack at Kelley Rink on Feb. 17, 2012; earned his 850th collegiate victory with a 5-0 win against Wisconsin in the national championship game on April 10, 2010 in Detroit, Mich.; earned his 800th collegiate victory with a 5-2 win against Minnesota on March 29, 2008 in Worcester, Mass.
  • Served as head coach of a US Select Team that competed in the Kitimat (British Columbia) Cup in the spring of 1995
  • Assumed the head post at Bowling Green on April 10, 1979
  • Led Bowling Green to six NCAA Tournament berths
  • Led Bowling Green to four CCHA regular-season titles, including three consecutive crowns from 1981-84, and one CCHA tournament title
  • Was inducted into the Bowling Green State University Athletic Hall of Fame in 2003
  • Became the youngest head coach in the nation when he accepted the top job at Clarkson at age 26
  • Guided Clarkson to 125 wins, six ECAC playoffs and one ECAC title in seven years
  • Coached under Boston College's two legendary coaches; began his career as John "Snooks" Kelley's graduate assistant (1968-69), and served two years (1970-72) as Len Ceglarski's assistant coach at Clarkson


  • Earned All-America first team and All-New England honors in 1966-67
  • Was the 1966-67 recipient of the Walter Brown Award (as the top American-born player in New England)
  • Served as team captain and earned team MVP honors as a senior
  • Was a three-year letterman at Boston College
  • Led the Eagles to a 60-26 record, the 1965 Beanpot title and a second-place finish in the 1965 NCAA Tournament
  • Earned All-East honors as a junior
  • Scored 134 points (64 goals, 70 assists) in his 81-game collegiate career
  • Ranks among the school's all-time leaders in: career points, career goals, career assists, single-season points and single-season assists
  • Was inducted into the Boston College Varsity Club Hall of Fame in 1982


  • Graduated from Boston College High School in 1963
  • Earned a bachelor's degree in business administration from Boston College in 1967
  • Also earned a master's of education degree and a CAES in counseling psychology from Boston College


  • Born July 25, 1945 in Watertown, Mass.
  • His wife, Bobbie, is a West Roxbury (Mass.) native and 1969 Boston College graduate
  • They have two children -- Laura and Brendan (MBA '05), and two grandchildren - Colin and Elizabeth


1. Jerry York (BC)*935
2. Ron Mason 924
3. Jack Parker 897
4. Rick Comley 779
5. Red Berensen* 767
6. Bob Peters 744
7. Len Ceglarski (BC) 673
8. Jeff Sauer 655
9. Mike McShane* 609
10. John MacInnes 555
11. Jack Riley 542
12. Don Roberts 532
13. Don Brose 531
14. Ed Saugestad 503
15. John "Snooks" Kelley (BC)501

*Active Coaches

RecordConference Title
1974-75 13-15-1
1975-76 18-12-1
1976-77 26- 8- 0 ECAC Champions
1977-78 19-11-0
1978-79 19-12-0
Clarkson Totals: 125-87-3 (.588 in seven years)
1979-80 16-20-2
1980-81 13-24-2
1981-82 27-13-2CCHA Champions, NCAA Tourney qualifier
1982-83 28- 8- 4 CCHA Champions
1983-84 34- 8- 2 CCHA Champions NCAA Champions
1984-85 21-21-0
1985-86 28-14-0
1986-87 33-10-2CCHA Champions, NCAA Tourney qualifier
1987-88 30-13-2 CCHA Tournament Champs, NCAA Tourney qualifier
1988-89 26-18-3 NCAA Tourney qualifier
1989-90 25-17-2 NCAA Tourney qualifier
1990-91 15-23-2
1991-92 8-21- 5
1992-93 19-21-1
1993-94 19-17-2
Bowling Green Totals: 342-248-31 (.576 in 15 years)
1994-95 11-22-2
1995-96 16-17-3
1996-97 15-19-4
1997-98 28-9-5 Hockey East
Tournament Champions
NCAA Tournament finalists
1998-99 27-12-4 HOCKEY EAST Tournament Champions
NCAA Tournament semifinalists
1999-2000 29-12-1 NCAA Tournament finalists
2000-01 33-8-2Hockey East Champions
Hockey East Tournament Champions
National Champions
2001-02 18-18-2
2002-03 24-11-4 Hockey East Champions
2003-04 29-9-4Hockey East Champions
NCAA Tournament semifinalists
2004-05 26-7-7Hockey East Champions
Hockey East
Tournament Champions
2005-06 26-13-3 NCAA Tournament finalists
2006-07 29-12-1 Hockey East Tournament Champions
NCAA Tournament finalists
2007-08 25-11-8 Hockey East Tournament Champions
National Champions
2008-09 18-14-5
2009-10 29-10-3 Hockey East Tournament Champions
National Champions
2010-1130-8-1Hockey East Champions
Hockey East Tournament Champions
2011-1233-10-1Hockey East Champions
Hockey East
Tournament Champions
National Champions
2012-1322-12-4NCAA Tournament qualifier
Boston College Totals: 468-234-64 (.654 in 19 years)
CAREER TOTALS: 935-569-98 (.614 in 41 years)

York's Former Players

Rob Blake
Player, San Jose Sharks
1998 Norris Trophy recipient

Dan Bylsma
Head Coach, Pittsburgh Penguins
2009 Stanley Cup champion

George McPhee
General Manager, Washington Capitals

Brooks Orpik
Player, Pittsburgh Penguins
2009 Stanley Cup champion

Rob Scuderi
Player, Los Angeles Kings
2009 Stanley Cup champion
2012 Stanley Cup champion

York's Hobey Baker Award Winners

George McPhee
Bowling Green State University
1982 recipient

Brian Holzinger
Bowling Green State University
1995 recipient

Mike Mottau
Boston College
2000 recipient

York's USA Hockey College Player of the Year

Nathan Gerbe
Boston College
2008 recipient

Mike Mottau
Boston College
2000 recipient

York's NHL First-Round Selections

Marty Reasoner
St. Louis, 1996

Brooks Orpik
Pittsburgh, 2000

Krys Kolanos
Phoenix, 2000

Chuck Kobasew
Calgary, 2001

Brian Boyle
Los Angles, 2003

Patrick Eaves
Ottawa, 2003

Cory Schneider
Vancouver, 2004

Nick Petrecki
San Jose, 2007

Chris Kreider
NY Rangers, 2009

Kevin Hayes
Chicago, 2010

Michael Matheson
Florida, 2012

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