Jeff Sauer

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Jef Sauer 2015.jpg
Sauer in 2015
Biographical details
Born(1943-03-10)March 10, 1943
Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin, United States
DiedFebruary 2, 2017(2017-02-02) (aged 73)
Madison, Wisconsin, United States
Playing career
1962–1965Colorado College
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
1965–1966Colorado College (assistant)
1966–1971Wisconsin (assistant)
1971–1982Colorado College
1985US National Team (assistant)
1992US National Team (assistant)
2010US Paralympic Sled Hockey Team
2011–2012US National Sled Hockey Team
2014US Paralympic Sled Hockey Team
Head coaching record
Accomplishments and honors
2x NCAA National Champion (1983, 1990)
2x WCHA Regular Season Champion (1990, 2000)
6x WCHA Tournament Champion (1978, 1983, 1988, 1990, 1995, 1998)
1972 WCHA Coach of the Year
1975 WCHA Coach of the Year
2003 John "Snooks" Kelley Founders Award
2004 Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame
2011 Lester Patrick Award
2013 Colorado Springs Sports Hall of Fame
2013 Hobey Baker Legend of College Hockey Award
Medal record
Men's ice hockey
Representing the  USA
Winter Paralympics
Gold medal – first place 2010 Vancouver (Coach)
Gold medal – first place 2014 Sochi (Coach)

Jeffrey "Jeff" Sauer (March 10, 1943 – February 2, 2017) was an American ice hockey player and coach. He was the head coach at the Colorado College from 1971 to 1982 and the University of Wisconsin from 1982 to 2002. He was born in Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin.

Sauer died from pancreatic cancer on February 2, 2017 at the age of 73.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Potrykus, Jeff (February 2, 2017). "Former Wisconsin hockey coach Jeff Sauer dies". Milwaukee Journal Sentinel. Retrieved February 2, 2017.