Jason Lammers
Current position
Title Head coach
Team Niagara
Conference Atlantic Hockey
Record 40–59–12 (.414)
Biographical details
Born (1975-09-11)September 11, 1975
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Playing career
1994–1998 SUNY-Geneseo
1998–2000 Idaho Steelheads
1999–2000 Phoenix Mustangs
Position(s) Defenceman
Coaching career (HC unless noted)
2000–2001 Clarkson (volunteer assistant)
2001–2002 Hobart (assistant)
2002–2003 Clarkson (assistant)
2003–2004 Alaska (assistant)
2004–2005 Princeton (assistant)
2005–2006 SUNY-Geneseo
2006–2009 Ohio State (assistant)
2009–2011 Colorado College (assistant)
2011–2015 Massachusetts–Lowell (assistant)
2015–2017 Dubuque Fighting Saints
2017–present Niagara
Head coaching record
Overall 59–68–14 (.468) [college]
75–36–9 (.663) [USHL]
Tournaments 0–1 (D-III)
Accomplishments and honors
2006 SUNYAC Tournament
2016 USHL Eastern Conference

Jason Lammers (born September 11, 1975) is an American ice hockey coach and former player. He was named as the third coach for Niagara in the spring of 2017.[1]

Career[edit | edit source]

The Pittsburgh native played for the ice hockey team for four seasons while attending SUNY-Geneseo.[2] After graduating with a BA in history he played two seasons as a professional in the now-defunct WCHL(West Coast Hockey League).

Lammers started his coaching career in 2000 as a volunteer assistant with Clarkson before taking a full-time assistant position with Hobart the following year. The Golden Knights lured him back a year later as an assistant but after head coach Mark Morris was fired mid-season Lammers was on the move once again.[3] He spent one season at both Alaska and Princeton before receiving his first head coaching job with his alma mater. Lammers led Geneseo to a 19–9–2 record, winning the SUNYAC tournament for the second year in a row.[4]

He didn't stick around to build on the success, however, leaving to join the staff at Ohio State in 2006. With the Buckeyes Lammers finally found a home for longer than a year, remaining with the program for three seasons before accepting a similar post with Colorado College for two seasons. He had a four year stint with Massachusetts–Lowell under Norm Bazin, helping the team reach the 2013 Frozen Four, before he got his second head coaching gig, this time with the Dubuque Fighting Saints.[5]

In his first season with the team Lammers got the junior squad to post a 39–19–1 record and make it all the way to the Clark Cup Final. His second campaign was only slightly less successful as the Fighting Saints made the Eastern Conference Final. After the season Lammers was hired as the head coach for Niagara, replacing Dave Burkholder.[6][7]

Head coaching record[edit | edit source]

College[edit | edit source]

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
Geneseo Ice Knights (SUNYAC) (2005–2006)
2005–06 SUNY-Geneseo 19–9–2 10–4–0 2nd NCAA First Round
SUNY-Geneseo: 19–9–2 10–4–0
Niagara Purple Eagles (Atlantic Hockey) (2017–present)
2017–18 Niagara 11–22–3 10–15–3 10th Atlantic Hockey First Round
2018–19 Niagara 17–19–5 11–12–5 6th Atlantic Hockey Runner-Up
2019–20 Niagara 12–18–4 12–12–4–2 5th Tournament Cancelled
Niagara: 40–59–12 33–39–12
Total: 59–68–14

      National Champion         Conference Regular Season Champion         Conference Tournament Champion
      Conference Regular Season & Conference Tournament Champion       Conference Division Champion

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Pittsburgh native Jason Lammers named head coach of Niagara men's hockey", Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, 2017-05-01. Retrieved on 2017-06-11. 
  2. "JASON LAMMERS NAMED NIAGARA HOCKEY HEAD COACH", Niagara Purple Eagles, 2017-04-24. Retrieved on 2017-06-11. 
  3. "Clarkson President Demands Apology Over Bertagna Letter", USCHO.com, 2002-12-04. Retrieved on 2017-06-11. 
  4. "Cassan Nets Winner, Geneseo Takes Second Straight SUNYAC Title", USCHO.com, 2006-03-05. Retrieved on 2017-06-11. 
  5. "Saints Name Jason Lammers Head Coach", Dubuque Fighting Saints, 2015-07-16. Retrieved on 2017-06-11. 
  6. Moritz, Amy. "Lammers sees resiliency and talent as he takes over the Niagara hockey program", April 30, 2017. Retrieved on June 26, 2017. Archived from the original on June 27, 2017. 
  7. Gaughan, Mark. "Niagara picks experienced Jason Lammers as hockey coach", April 24, 2017. Retrieved on June 26, 2017. Archived from the original on June 27, 2017. 

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