HOUGHTON, Mich. – Michigan Tech Hockey Coach Joe Shawhan has hired Maxx Fredrickson as the Director of Hockey Operations. Fredrickson has been the video coordinator over the past three seasons in a student role but began full-time in July.
“I am pleased to welcome Maxx as a full-time member of our staff,” Shawhan said. “His efforts as a student worker were invaluable and his dedication and attention to detail enhance the synergy of our entire operation.”
“I am excited to continue my role with the hockey program in a full-time capacity,” said Fredrickson. “I’m thankful to Joe for the opportunity, and I can’t wait to get the season started.”
Fredrickson joined the hockey staff prior to the 2019 season and was a part of the 2019 Great Lakes Invitational Championship team and the 2022 NCAA Tournament team.
Fredrickson manages all aspects of the collection, creation, and analysis of game and practice video and distributes it to the coaching staff and student-athletes. He also helps create scouting reports, analyze statistical data, and schedule practice. Fredrickson assists with transportation, lodging, itineraries, and meals for team travel. He will also play a key role in the annual Michigan Tech Hockey Camp.
Fredrickson, a native of Calumet, Michigan, has a Bachelor’s in Business Management and a Master’s in Business Administration both from Michigan Tech.
Fredrickson played three years of hockey for Calumet High School and served as an alternate captain as a senior in 2015. He currently plays for the Calumet Wolverines in the Great Lakes Hockey League.