The USACHL is excited to announce Ryan Egan as the Head Coach, Director of Player
Personnel for the Texas Lawmen. Egan has over 10 years of experience as a head coach at the Junior level as well as an assistant coach at Saint Mary’s University in
Winona, Minnesota. Egan has an undergraduate degree in Health and Human Performance with a Minor in Coaching. He also is pursuing a Graduate Degree.
Bill Davidson, CEO and Founder of the USACHL was quoted as saying, “we are very
fortunate to have a coach of Ryan’s experience and successful background work in our
league. The players who have an opportunity to play for Ryan will benefit from his coaching abilities and just as important, his relationships at the college level. He has developed several athletes who have gone on to play both Division I and Division III collegiate hockey.”
After a collegiate career at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls Egan began his coaching career with the Omaha Energy AAA program where he was Program Director and Head Coach. This program quickly became recognized as one of the top developmental programs in the USA.
From there Egan moved on to guide the San Antonio Diablos (WSHL) where he compiled a very successful 63-32-5 record. Because of this success, an opportunity to coach at the college level at St. Mary’s University for five seasons. Egan was responsible for recruiting prospective players for the team, daily skill development practice sessions, and creating film clips for player evaluation and individual development sessions.
A two-year stint as head coach of the La Crosse Freeze (NA3HL) was next before being named as Head Coach for the Coulee Region Chill (NAHL). In his first season of 2016-17 they set a franchise record for Division I NCAA college commitments.
USA CHL Vice President/Director of Hockey Operations Terry Christensen was quoted saying, “our goal is to develop our players so they have the opportunity to play at the highest level of hockey possible. With Ryan’s background, the coaches he has worked with, and his experience of developing players, this a great hire for our league! With the unlimited ice time, he has available in his facility, we know that he will put together a very competitive team.”
— USA Central Hockey League (@USA_CHL) August 24, 2018