Michigan, Berenson agree to 3-year extension

Michigan and ice hockey head coach Red Berenson have agreed to a three-year contract extension, director of athletics Dave Brandon announced Monday. Berenson is in the final season of his current contract, and the extension will keep him at Michigan through the 2015-16 campaign.

[MGoBlue.com: Berenson agrees to three-year contract extension]

“I’m pleased that the administration and the program are looking ahead,” Berenson said in a release. “I’m excited about the opportunity to remain at Michigan, especially with the current Yost Ice Arena renovations, the move to the Big Ten and for our incoming recruits. We have a great staff here, and I’m looking forward to the next few years at Michigan.”

Berenson, who has led Michigan since 1984, owns two national titles (1996, 1998), has made a record 22 consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances and has reached the Frozen Four on 11 occasions. Berenson is a two-time Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) Coach of the Year (1994, 2008) and earned National Coach of the Year honors in 2008.

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