Get to know Coach DiCristofaro
Coach Frank DiCristofaro brings a strong hockey background in his quest to build the Warrior Hockey Program. He has played at the Junior, Collegiate and Professional levels, while garnering most of his coaching experience at the high school and collegiate levels.
DiCristofaro comes to Indiana Tech from Wayne State University where his 2013-2014 season ended ranked 10th in the North Region. In 2012-13, DiCristofaro helped guide the Wayne State Warriors to a 14-12-3 record.
Prior to his arrival at Wayne State he helped guide the St. Clair Shores Unified High School Hockey team to five league titles and two State Regional Championships. He has developed several players that have moved on to the Junior, Collegiate, and Professional levels. DiCristofaro is also a USA Hockey Level 4 certified coach and a member of the American Hockey Coaches Association.
As a player, he was a member of the Jr. A Downriver Bombers of the Continental Elite Hockey League, helping to bring the Bombers their first playoff appearance in franchise history, collecting 13 points with the team. From there, he was a brief member of the Wayne State University NCAA college hockey program. After his collegiate days, he played with the Detroit Dragons and Chi-Town Shooters of the AAHL, putting together 20 points in 20 games.
DiCristofaro received a Bachelor’s Degree in Education in 2008 and a Master’s Degree in Sports Administration in 2012 from Wayne State.
DiCristofaro resides in the Fort Wayne area with his wife, Amanda, and their daughter, Alexis.