Source: Muskegon Lumberjacks will change head coaches

Mike Hamilton departs as the team’s winningest head coach, amassing 140 regular-season victories.

The Muskegon Lumberjacks and Madison Capitols facing off.
Contributed / Muskegon Lumberjacks

MUSKEGON, Mich. -- The Muskegon Lumberjacks will be making a head coaching change.

According to a source inside the Lumberjacks executive operation Tuesday afternoon, Mike Hamilton is out as associate head coach of the USHL team.

Behind the bench since the 2018-19 season, Hamilton departs as the team’s winningest head coach with 140 regular-season victories.

The Lumberjacks (11-8-1) are tied with the USNTDP for second place in the USHL Eastern Conference. They are 5-4-1 in their last 10 games.

This week, Muskegon forward Jake Richard was named the league’s forward of the week.


The Lumberjacks host the USNTDP U17 team on Friday, Dec. 9.

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