Lysyj named new assistant coach at Fredonia

Michael Lysyj has been named assistant coach at Fredonia, replacing Bill Silengo, who left to become an assistant coach at Manhattanville.

Lysyj scored 39 goals and had 38 assists in four seasons with Cortland, graduating in 2013 with a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology, with a concentration in coaching, and a minor in communications.

Following college, he played professionally with the Orlando Solar Bears of the ECHL and with the Peoria Rivermen and Mississippi Surge of the Southern Professional Hockey League. He also has worked and trained with Extreme Power Skating, Prestige Hockey Training and the New Jersey Raiders.