Dave Cencer enters his 10th year as a member of the Bulldog Hockey coaching staff in 2015-2016, serving as strength and conditioning coach.
During Cencer’s time at Ferris State, he has helped lead the team to two conference championships (2012 Central Collegiate Hockey Association and 2014 Western Collegiate Hockey Association), a 2014 NCAA Final Eight appearance and a berth in the 2012 NCAA Frozen Four National Championship Game. He has helped develop four America Hockey Coaches Association All-Americans and one National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) All-American athlete.
Cencer coordinates all on-ice and off-ice strength training and conditioning for the Bulldogs. He holds a master’s degree in exercise science along with certifications from the NSCA (Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist) and USA Weightlifting.
In addition to his experience at Ferris State, Cencer coached the 2009-2010 season with the Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks organization.
Cencer, who is a competitive triathlete, and his wife, Anna, reside in Reed City.