* Interview recorded prior to coronavirus outbreak.
Brad Frost is the head coach of the University of Minnesota's women's ice hockey team. He has led the Lady Golden Gophers to four NCAA championships, seven Frozen Four appearances, and coming into the 2019-2020 season, he had a career coaching record of 373 wins to just 65 losses with 31 ties.
Raised in Burlington, Ontario, Brad played forward on the Bethel University hockey team and served as team captain for two years. After graduation, he was an assistant coach for the Eagan (Minnesota) High School girls' team and then for the Bethel University men's team. In June 2001, he joined the coaching staff at the University of Minnesota as an assistant to Laura Halldorson. While working as an assistant coach, Minnesota won the NCAA Championships in 2004 and 2005.
In 2007, he became the head coach for Minnesota and won NCAA titles in 2012, 2013, 2015 and 2016. That title in 2012-13 featured a team that went undefeated, 41-0-0 and a winning streak of 62 consecutive wins from February 2012 to November 2013.
On this episode of the podcast, we talk to Brad about the cold winters in Minnesota, his four values, what true success is, how he maintains a standard of excellence at Minnesota, where he came to faith in Christ, and how he continues to seek others for teaching and discipleship.
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