Umile gets three-year contract extension at New Hampshire

Dick Umile will be behind the New Hampshire bench for three more seasons (photo: Melissa Wade).

The Grand Forks Herald reported Friday that New Hampshire has given longtime head coach Dick Umile to a three-year extension through the 2017-18 season.

And while there was no formal announcement from UNH, the school did confirm the transaction in an email to USCHO.com on Friday.

The Herald reported that the new contract officially began retroactively on July 1 after being signed July 15.

Umile, who has been New Hampshire’s head coach since 1990, has lead the Wildcats to seven Hockey East regular-season titles and two Hockey East playoff titles, but have missed the NCAA tournament three of the last four seasons.

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