Following a public hunt, Kyle Richards has been named the following mentor for the men’s hockey group at Castleton.
“We’re eager to have Kyle fill this job,” said Castleton partner dignitary for games and entertainment Deanna Tyson in an explanation. “He has been a piece of this program for a long time both as a player and a mentor, and he has a genuine energy for Castleton, for the understudy competitors and for the local area.”
Richards most as of late spent the 2020-21 season as Castleton’s alumni partner, getting back to his institute of matriculation on the training side of the program.
He was a four-year individual from the Spartan hockey program from 2010 through 2014, winning a greater number of than 70% of his faceoffs and procuring the group’s most further developed player grant during the 2011-12 season. He was likewise named to the ECAC All-Academic Team on different occasions and was named the fan top choice during his senior year.
Richards completed his playing days with Castleton netting 30 focuses on 10 objectives and 20 helps.
Following an effective playing vocation with the Spartans, Richards immediately moved behind the seat as the lead trainer of West Virginia University’s ACHA men’s hockey program where he instructed his direction to a 21-16-1 record more than two seasons.
Following his time at WVU, Richards spent the 2016-17 season as the partner lead trainer for Alabama’s AHCA program prior to venturing into the lead trainer job at Alabama during the 2017-18 season. During his three years as lead trainer at Alabama, Richards directed the Crimson Tide to their most AHCA Division I wins and the most elevated public positioning in program history.
“I’m staggeringly respected and appreciative to be named the most current lead trainer of the Castleton men’s hockey program,” said Richards. “I need to express gratitude toward Deanna Tyson, Tim Barrett, the whole employing board of trustees and the Blue Line Club for placing their confidence in me to lead this program. Since I ventured foot nearby, I realized that Castleton was home. I had a mind boggling experience as a player, understudy, and individual from the local area, and I need to help current and future understudy competitors have that equivalent experience.
“I anticipate building another custom and standard of Castleton hockey that the University, people group and, in particular, the graduated class will be glad to call their own. I’m eager to help our current and future understudy competitors accomplish their objectives scholastically and physically during the time at Castleton and past.”