University of Central Oklahoma 2006-Present
University of Oklahoma 2003-06
National Championship Tournaments:
2008-09, 2009-10, 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18, 2018-19
2009-10, 2014-15, 2016-17
ACHA Division 1 Coach of the Year:
WCHL Coach of the Year:
2014-15, 2015-16, 2017-18
Coach Craig McAlister has been coaching in the ACHA since the 2003-04 season. During that time span, the Oklahoma native has a career record of 405-197-40. Know as a program builder, he started both the University of Oklahoma and the University of Central Oklahoma programs. Craig has led the UCO Bronchos to ten National Championship Tournament appearances in 13 seasons, including 3 Final Fours and the 2014-15 National Championship and 2016-17 National Championship.
Collegiately, Craig played four years at Ohio University from 1977 thru 1981, where he was a two-time 1st Team All-Midwest Collegiate Hockey League and was a team captain his Sophomore, Junior and Senior years.
Craig and his wife, Eva have four children and reside in Yukon, Oklahoma. Craig earned his Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 1984 and owns and operates a pharmacy there.