Coaching Staff

Craig McAlister

Head Coach
cmcalister@ucohockey.com

Tenure:
University of Central Oklahoma 2006-Present
University of Oklahoma 2003-06

National Championships:
2014-15, 2016-17

Career Record:
349-180-32

UCO Record:
301-163-28

National Championship Tournaments:
2008-09, 2009-10, 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17

Final Fours:
2009-10, 2014-15, 2016-17

ACHA Division 1 Coach of the Year:
2008-09, 2014-15 

WCHL Coach of the Year:
2014-15, 2015-16

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 349-180-32. 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 eight National Championship Tournament appearances in eleven 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.