Tuesday, September 12, 2023

Alumnus Gershon hired by USHL Musketeers


The Sioux City Musketeers of the USHL have announced the hiring of Associate Head Coach, Michael Gershon.

Michael Gershon comes to Sioux City after previously holding the role of head coach for the men's hockey program at Chatham University for three seasons. With the Cougars, Gershon compiled a 29-30-5 record across 64 games including a 14-9-3 record during the 2022-23 season. He leaves the Cougars with the most wins in program history and helped guide them to their first ever winning season just last year.

"The reputation of Sioux City and the Musketeers, being here for over fifty years was a big part of my decision to come out to Sioux City," said Gershon. "We're now two years out from winning a Clark Cup and that's everyone's goal here is to get back there and I'm looking forward to being a part of that.

Prior to Chatham, Gershon served as an assistant coach for Robert Morris university for four seasons.
He also brings three seasons worth of experience at the junior hockey level as a head coach in the North American Hockey League (NAHL). Beginning with the Port Huron Fighting Falcons from 2012-14 and with the Keystone Ice Miners in 2014-15. As a head coach in the NAHL he made the postseason in three consecutive years and collected an 88-57-19 record.

After a collegiate career at SUNY Brockport, the New Jersey native played professionally for a pair of seasons at Port Huron in the IHL and with the Wheeling Nailers, the Pittsburgh Penguins affiliate in the ECHL.