OSWEGO, N.Y. – Oswego State Athletics Assistant Vice President/Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Wendy McManus and Head Women’s Ice Hockey Coach Mark Digby have named Danielle Slominski the next Assistant Coach of the Women’s Ice Hockey program.
“I’m really excited to see someone with Dani’s experience and personality join our program” Digby said. “It was very important for us to not only add an individual with a strong playing background and passion for the game, but also a person who’s personal values fit seamlessly with what we are trying to accomplish. Dani will be a tremendous asset for our program and the campus community and I’m looking forward to working alongside her.”
Most recently, the Becker, Minnesota native has served as an Optimized Operations Supply Chain Analyst for 3M. Danielle has experience as a collegiate athlete at the University of Wisconsin Eau-Claire where she also volunteered for the Boys and Girls club, Eau Claire Youth Hockey program and was a Volunteer Assistant Coach with the New Ulm Girls High School Hockey program.
While at New Ulm, Slominski helped guide the Eagles to a second place finish in the Big South Conference. Along with their second place finish, the team returned to the Conference championship game for the fifth consecutive season. Slominski also helped four graduating seniors earn college commitments for the 2023-24 season.
During Slominski’s collegiate hockey career, she played in a total of 65 games of defense, collecting 21 total points, only having THREE career penalties, a +30 on-ice rating, four powerplay goals and as many game-winning goals. In her final season with the BluGold’s in 2021-22, Slominski had a career-high seven goals and seven assists in 28 games played with a +14 on-ice rating. While with UW Eau-Claire, Slominski made it to the NCAA tournament during the only two years it was held during her career.
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