Slippery Rock Men's Ice Hockey

ACHA Division I
ACHA Division I
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Rock Pride Hockey Staff

Rock Pride Hockey has a terrific staff that is working hard to make Rock Hockey a great team for the University of Slippery Rock. Concentrating on strengthening the team and preparing for the future, there are many people who have helped and continue to help us build a successful hockey program here at Slippery Rock. 

  • Head Coach - Bill Waldschmidt


Cell: 412-398-0174


  • Assistant Coach -  OPEN

We are currently looking for an assitant coach for the upcoming season. If interested, please email or call one of the coaches or email your information to:

  • Team Manager - Bob "Pops" Birckbichler

Bob is entering his fourth year with the team. He has been a great help in anyway from gameday operations to assisting the players with anything they need.

Cell: 724-968-9467


  • Student Advisor - Dr. James Preston

Jim is on the faculty at Slippery Rock University and is responsible for the players academic well being and eligibility. 

Ph: 724-738-2293
  • Game Day Operations

Music - Announcing - Anthony La Mendola & Mike Nepsa