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Minnesota Wild Coaching Staff

Mike Yeo
Head Coach

Mike Yeo was named the Minnesota Wild’s third Head Coach on June 17, 2011. He led the Wild to the Stanley Cup Playoffs the last two seasons after a five-year absence. Minnesota has posted a record of 104-82-26 (.552) during his three seasons as Head Coach...more

Rick Wilson
Assistant Coach

Rick Wilson is in his fifth season as an Assistant Coach with the Minnesota Wild. Wilson spent the 2009-10 season as Associate Coach with the Tampa Bay Lightning. Prior to that, he served 16 seasons (1992-2009) as an Assistant...more

Darryl Sydor
Assistant Coach

Darryl Sydor is in his fourth season as an Assistant Coach with the Minnesota Wild. Sydor served as an Assistant Coach for Mike Yeo with the Houston Aeros of the American Hockey League (AHL) in 2010-11. In his first season as a professional coach, the Aeros went 46-28-1-5 and advanced to the...more

Darby Hendrickson
Assistant Coach

Darby Hendrickson is in his fifth season as an Assistant Coach with the Minnesota Wild. Hendrickson was an original member of the Wild and one of the most popular players in team history, playing four seasons (2000-04)...more

Andrew Brunette
Assistant Coach

Andrew Brunette is in his first season as an Assistant Coach for the Minnesota Wild after being named Hockey Operations Advisor by the organization on Feb. 13, 2013. Brunette collected 733 points (268-465=733), including 114 power-play goals and 32 game-winning goals...more

Bob Mason
Goaltending Coach

Bob Mason is in his 13th year as Goaltending Coach for the Minnesota Wild. He is responsible for working with goaltenders throughout the Wild organization. Under his tutelage, Josh Harding led the NHL in goals-against average and save percentage in 2013-14, while goaltenders Niklas Backstrom (2007)...more

Kirk Olson
Strength & Conditioning Coach

Kirk Olson is in his second stint as the Wild’s Strength and Conditioning Coach after rejoining the organization in 2011. He is responsible for developing, implementing and executing all aspects of strength and conditioning throughout the Wild organization.
Olson previously served in the position for six seasons (2003-09)...
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