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John Marks – Head Coach/Director of Hockey Operations

John Marks – Head Coach/Director of Hockey Operations | johnm@fargoforce.com

John Marks began his coaching career as an assistant at the University of North Dakota in 1982, where he helped lead the Sioux to the 1987 NCAA Championship. He has also had stints as a head coach in the East Coast Hockey League, the Southern Professional Hockey League and the International Hockey League. He was most recently the head coach for the Winkler Flyers of the Manitoba Major Junior Hockey League during the 2010-11 season where he led the team to a 38-17-7 record.

Marks, a member of the Manitoba Hockey Hall of Fame, was drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks ninth overall in the 1968 NHL draft while playing for the University of North Dakota from 1967-70 where he was a two time All-American. He went on to play in the Blackhawks organization for 12 seasons, 10 of which were spent in the NHL where he tallied 275 points (112 goals, 163 assists).

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