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Stepan named new Rosemount hockey coach

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The Rosemount High School athletic department announced Tuesday the hiring of Brad Stepan as the new head boys hockey coach.

Stepan has an extensive background in hockey. He was drafted as a junior out of Hastings and went on to play in the Ontario Hockey League and for Herb Brooks on the 1986 Junior Olympic team. He then played in the New York Rangers' system.

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Stepan worked on the coaching staffs at Hastings and Henry Sibley High School and served as a scout for the Tampa Bay Lightning. His son, Derek Stepan, currently plays for the New York Rangers.

"Brad wowed the interview team with his enthusiasm, his confidence and his vision for building our boys hockey program," Rosemount athletic director Mike Manning said.

The Irish had a 6-21 record last season in their final campaign under coach Scott Macho. The program won six games during the 2010-11 season, as well, and just three games apiece in 2008-09 and 2009-10.

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Matt Steichen
Matt Steichen has been the sports editor at the Farmington Independent and Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and mass communications from Briar Cliff University in Sioux City, Iowa. He has previously been a sports writer at the Sioux City Journal and Le Mars Daily Sentinel and the sports editor at the Austin Daily Herald.
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