Gino Gasparini is a former head coach of the University of North Dakota Fighting Sioux hockey men's team and the current president of the United States Hockey League.

Born in Fort Frances, Ontario, he played for the Fighting Sioux from 1964-1967. Gino then played one year in the International Hockey League in Toledo. He then returned to UND as a graduate assistant while working on his masters degree. He transitioned into an assistant coaching position followed by the head coaching job.


  • 1978-1994 University of North Dakota - Head Coach
  • 1994-2003 USHL - commissioner
  • 2003-2009 USHL - president

Head Coaching RecordEdit

Season Team Overall Conference Standing Postseason
North Dakota (WCHA) (1978–1994)
1978–1979 North Dakota 30-11-1
1979–1980 North Dakota 31-8-1
1980–1981 North Dakota 21-15-2
1981-1982 North Dakota 35-12-0
1982-1983 North Dakota 21-13-2
1983-1984 North Dakota 31-12-2
1984-1985 North Dakota 24-16-2
1985-1986 North Dakota 24-16-1
1986-1987 North Dakota 40-8-0
1987-1988 North Dakota 21-20-1
1988-1989 North Dakota 22-18-1
1989-1990 North Dakota 28-13-4
1990-1991 North Dakota 24-17-2
1991-1992 North Dakota 17-21-1
1992-1993 North Dakota 12-25-1
1993-1994 North Dakota 11-23-1
North Dakota: 392-248-25
Total: 392-248-25

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

Preceded by
Rube Bjorkman
Fighting Sioux Head Coach
Succeeded by
Dean Blais

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