Dave Cencer enters his 9th year as a member of theBulldog Hockey coaching staff in 2014-15, serving as strength andconditioning coach.
Three years ago, Cencer helped lead the Bulldogs to theprogram’s second-ever league regular-season championship anda historic first-ever trip to the Frozen Four where FSU reached thenational championship game.
In 2013-14, he helped the Bulldogs to the Western Collegiate HockeyAssociation (WCHA) Regular-Season Championship in FSU's debutseason along with an NCAA Elite Eight appearance.
Cencer coordinates all on-ice and off-ice strength training andconditioning for the Bulldogs. He holds a master’s degree inexercise science in addition to certifications from the NationalStrength and Conditioning Association (Certified Strength andConditioning Specialist) and USA Weightlifting.
He also handles all video breakdown and opponent pre-scouting forthe team.
In addition to his experience at Ferris State, Cencer coached the2009-10 season with the Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawksorganization.
Cencer, who is a competitive triathlete, and his wife, Anna, residein Reed City.