Fabiilli leaves Northland men’s coaching post for Concordia (Wis.) women’s job

Concordia (Wis.) has named Steve Fabiilli the second women’s head coach in program history.

Fabiilli joins the Falcons after spending the last nine seasons as the men’s head coach at Northland.

“I am extremely excited to be the next women’s hockey head coach at CUW,” Fabiilli said in a statement. “The area is a great place to work. CUW is a strong academic institution and I’m looking forward to working for its competitive athletic department. This program has a lot of potential and I’m eager to get started.”

“Steve has a deep commitment to the total student-athlete experience,” CUW director of athletics Dr. Rob Barnhill added. “He will work hard to lead in a manner consistent with our CUW mission and philosophies. I am anxious for Steve to get on campus and to get his feet under him, as we have a lot of work to do.”

Fabiilli also served as Northland’s sports information director during his tenure at the school.

Prior to his time at Northland, Fabiilli spent one season as an assistant coach/co-head coach at his alma mater, Canisius.

Fabiilli played four seasons as a goaltender for Canisius and was named the school’s male athlete of the year during his senior season of 2000-01. He ranks in the top 10 in school history in wins, goals -against average, save percentage, saves and shutouts.