DURHAM, N.H.-- University of New Hampshire athletic director Marty Scarano and men's head hockey coach Dick Umile have announced that Scott Borek (Swampscott, Mass.) has been named associate head coach of the University of New Hampshire men's hockey program.

Borek will be responsible for coaching the forwards and the team offense, as well as coordinating the team recruiting. Borek's other duties will include assisting Umile in all aspects of the program, including practice and game preparation both on and off the ice.

"I am extremely excited that Scott will be joining our staff. His experience as a head coach and his recruiting expertise will be a valuable asset to our program. Scott's enthusiasm, hard work and commitment will allow our program to continue to compete at a national level," said head coach Dick Umile.

Borek spent the 2001-2002 season at Div. III New England College in Henniker, N.H. Prior to New England College, Borek was the head coach of Lake Superior State of the Central Collegiate Hockey Association for five seasons (1996-2001). Borek was named CCHA Coach of the Year and was a Spencer Penrose finalist in 1999-2000 with the Lakers. Prior to his appointment as head coach at Lake State, Borek served as associate head coach in 1995-1996 for one year and was primarily responsible for recruiting.

Coach Umile and Borek both started their collegiate coaching careers at Providence College under former Wildcat Mike McShane. They spent two seasons together (1985-1987) with the Friars.

Borek spent three seasons at Colby College as a head coach (1992-1995) and was an assistant coach at Brown, Dartmouth and Providence. Borek was a finalist in 1993-1994 for the Eddie Jeremiah Coach of the Year Award with the White Mules.

He graduated from Dartmouth College in 1985 with a B.A. in English and played two seasons with the Big Green (1981-1983).

Scott is married to Cheryl (Stahl), who played women's ice hockey and soccer at Brown University. They are the parents of four children- Madeline (9), Gordon (8), Charley (6) and Owen (2) and currently reside in Henniker, N.H.

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