Mike Carroll

Administrator

Head Women's Hockey Coach / Head Baseball Coach in Athletics

Mike Carroll is entering his 18th season as the head baseball coach at Gustavus. Last season, Carroll directed the squad to a seventh place conference finish with a league record of 10-10.  Carroll's squad ended the year with an overall record of 13-22.

 In his 17 seasons at Gustavus, Carroll has skippered the team to a mark of 323-305 overall and 183-157 in the MIAC. Coach Carroll has recorded the most victories of any coach in the history of the program. He was named the MIAC Coach-of-the-Year in 2002 when the Gusties finished the conference schedule with 15 wins, which was the highest total since 1980. Gustavus has finished in the upper half of the MIAC standings in 12 of the past 17 seasons. While at the helm, Carroll has coached 23 separate players who have garnered 38 All-Conference honors, three MIAC Players of the Year, two Academic All-Americans, and two All-Americans.

Carroll, an Edina, Minnesota native, competed in hockey and baseball at Mankato State University. After graduating with a degree in municipal recreation in 1982, Carroll played professional baseball in the Montreal Expos organization for two years.

In addition to coaching baseball at Gustavus, Carroll is the head women's hockey coach for the Gusties. Mike and his wife, Terri, have two sons, Matt and Mike, and live in Mankato.

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Mike Carroll is entering his 15th season as the women's head hockey coach at Gustavus. Within his tenure behind the Gustie bench, Carroll has turned Gustavus women’s hockey into one of the most successful programs in NCAA Division III.  He has compiled an overall record of 314-70-23 in 14 seasons and has the most coaching victories in the history of the program.

Last season Carroll directed the Gusties to the most successful season in the history of the program.  Gustavus finished the season with an NCAA record 27 wins, going 27-2-1 overall.  The Gusties won the MIAC Championship for the ninth consecutive season after going a perfect 18-0-0 within conference play.  After winning the MIAC Playoff title for the 10th straight year, Gustavus advanced to the NCAA Tournament for the 11th time in the 13 years.  A 2-1 victory over UW-River Falls in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament earned Gustavus a trip to the NCAA Semifinals for the fourth straight season.  At the Division III Frozen Four hosted in Superior, Wis., Gustavus fell to Elmira College 4-3 in overtime in the semifinals before dropping the third place game to Plattsburgh State by the score of 4-0. 

Carroll has directed the Gusties to 11 MIAC regular season titles (2000-01, 2001-02, 2004-05, 2005-06, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13) and has been named the MIAC Coach-of-the-Year six times (2001-02, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06, 2010-11, 2012-13). In addition to coaching 30 players who have earned All-Conference honors 55 times, he has coached five MIAC Players-of-the-Year in Sarah Garrison, Andrea Peterson, Stefanie Ubl, Allie Schwab, Lindsey Hjelm.  Carroll has also worked with 13 players who have earned AHCA All-America distinction 21 times and two American Hockey Coaches Association Players-of-the-Year, including four-time MIAC Player-of-the-Year and four-time All-American Andrea Peterson.

Prior to coming to Gustavus, Carroll served as the head boys' hockey coach at Mankato West High School from 1991 to 1999. Carroll's college coaching resume included a stint as head men's hockey coach at Fergus Falls Community College from 1986 to 1987 as well as a season as the assistant men's coach at the University of St. Thomas in 1983.

Carroll, an Edina, Minnesota native, competed in hockey and baseball at Mankato State. After graduating with a degree in municipal recreation in 1982, Carroll played professional baseball in the Montreal Expos organization for two years.

In addition to his hockey coaching duties at Gustavus, Carroll is also the head coach of the Golden Gustie baseball team. Mike and his wife, Terri, live in Mankato and have two sons, Matt and Mike.


Courses Taught

Current

HES-159 (Men's Baseball), HES-179 (Women's Hockey), HES-252 (Baseball Practicum), and HES-282 (Women's Hockey Practicum)

Past
Synonym Title Times Taught Terms Taught
HES-159Men's Baseball302013/SP, 2012/SP, 2011/SP, 2010/SP, 2009/SP, 2008/SP, 2007/SP, 2006/SP, 2005/SP, 2004/SP, 2003/SP, 2002/SP, 2001/SP, 2000/SP, and 1999/SP
HES-282Women's Hockey Practicum282014/JN, 2013/FA, 2013/SP, 2012/FA, 2012/SP, 2011/FA, 2011/SP, 2010/FA, 2010/SP, 2009/FA, 2009/SP, 2008/FA, 2008/SP, 2007/FA, 2007/SP, 2006/FA, 2006/SP, 2005/FA, 2005/SP, 2004/FA, 2004/SP, 2003/FA, 2003/SP, 2002/SP, 2001/FA, 2001/SP, 2000/FA, and 2000/SP
HES-179Women's Hockey282013/SP, 2012/SP, 2011/SP, 2010/SP, 2009/SP, 2008/SP, 2007/SP, 2006/SP, 2005/SP, 2004/SP, 2003/SP, 2002/SP, 2001/SP, and 2000/SP
HES-252Baseball Practicum152013/SP, 2012/SP, 2011/SP, 2010/SP, 2009/SP, 2008/SP, 2007/SP, 2006/SP, 2005/SP, 2004/SP, 2003/SP, 2002/SP, 2001/SP, 2000/SP, and 1999/SP

Courses prior to Spring semester 1999 are not displayed.