Cooper Limb named as Men’s Assistant Coach
August 12, 2019
Salt Lake City, UT
University of Utah Hockey announces that Cooper Limb has been named assistant coach of the Skatin’ Utes for the 2019-20 season.
Limb is a Salt Lake City, Utah Native where he grew up playing minor hockey for the Utah Stars and Jr Grizzlies. When he was 16-years-old he moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado where he played for the Pikes Peak Miners U18 AAA team for two seasons. After high school, he moved on to play Junior A hockey in Ontario, Canada for the Elliot Lake Bobcats for one season. He played his final two years of junior hockey for the Lloydminster Bobcats in the Alberta Junior Hockey League.
He played his college hockey at Utah State University where he accumulated 271 points in 157 games. During his time there the team made the American Collegiate Hockey Association National tournament four times. He was the team captain for his final two seasons and was selected to the bi-annual ACHA All-Star trip to Europe.
After Graduating from Utah State he moved on to be the assistant coach for the University of Oregon Ducks for the past two seasons. The team won the PAC-8 Championship and made it to the ACHA Regional Tournament last season for the first time in 10 years.
“We are extremely excited to have Cooper join our staff. He was a tremendous competitor as a player and I am looking forward to him bringing that same attitude and commitment to our group each day.” said Head Coach Bertagnolli.
Utah Hockey welcomes Cooper back to Salt Lake City and wishes him the best in the upcoming season!