Western Michigan elevates Facca, Ferschweiler to associate head coach role

Western Michigan has announced the promotions of Rob Facca and Pat Ferschweiler to the positions of associate head coach.

Both Facca and Ferschweiler joined the WMU program as assistants for the 2010-11 season under former head coach Jeff Blashill.

“Rob and Pat have been vital to the resurgence and continuing success of Bronco hockey,” said Broncos’ head coach Andy Murray in a news release. “Through the hard work and dedication they have shown to this program, they have earned these titles and I am very happy for them.”

Facca has been responsible for coaching the team’s power play and has served as the recruiting coordinator for the past three seasons, while Ferschweiler has helped the team improve defensively over his tenure.