Coaching Staff

Division 3 Hockey at Indiana University Staff


Jack Manard

Head Coach

Coach Jack Manard was born in Detroit, Michigan, where he played in the Michigan TCHL and in Ontario, Canada. Recently married to Katie Miller Manard, he has 4 children, Blake, Alec, Tara and Michelle and 2 step children, Reese and Riley Miller.


An alumnus of Western Michigan University, Coach Manard began his coaching career in Carmel Indiana, coaching Tier 1 and Tier 2 level teams from Squirt AA to Midget AAA to High School in the ISHSHA.  While coaching with the Carmel Gold team, his teams won 3 State Championships, several league championships and enjoyed numerous tournament victories. In 2014 he was awarded to ISHSA Presidents Award for his contribution to High School Hockey and was later inducted into the Indiana High School Hockey Hall of Fame.

In addition to his responsibilities with the IU team, he is a Level 5, USA Hockey Master Level Coach, and Head u18 Coach / Director of Hockey for the statewide Team Indiana Hockey program, which fields a u18, u16 and girls post season team – all designed to provide hockey and academic opportunities for Indiana High School players. Coach Manard is also the Indiana Scout for the Minnesota Blue Ox hockey team from Coon Rapids, Minnesota, who play in the USPHL Junior A league.

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Kevin Wagner

Assistant Coach

Coach Kevin Wagner has been coaching a managing various levels of hockey over the past 22 years. He was the Initiation Hockey Program Director for Fort Wayne Youth Hockey from 1998 to 2001. During this time, he assisted in the implementation of the USA Hockey's Cross Ice Hockey Development Program. He was also the Fort Wayne Youth Hockey House League Hockey Director from 2001 to 2005 and the President of Fort Wayne Youth Hockey Association from 2005 to 2010. Coach Wagner has experience in several head coaching and assistant coaching positions at all levels. He managed and was the assistant coach of the Fort Wayne Komets Midget Minor team that advanced to Nationals in Green Bay, WI, and two years later was an assistant coach of the Columbus Icemen high school team earned a trip to Nationals in Omaha, NE.

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 Executive Board

John Temple

Andrew Gelman
Vice President

Theo Papalas
Board Member

Brandon MacDonald Surman

Charlie Landshof
Board Member