Welcome to Hockdish, the casserole of hockey podcasts! In this episode, Augsburg Men's Hockey Assistant Coach Mark Wick joins the show!
A native of Hermantown, Minn., Mark served as head coach at his alma mater, the College of St. Scholastica for 14 seasons. His 2008-09 squad reached the NCAA Division III national quarterfinals, and he was named Northern Collegiate Hockey Association Coach of the Year in both 2008-09 and 2011-12.
In this episode, Mark opens up about his battle with clinical depression he has faced during his life, and how it has played a role in his life inside the world of hockey.
This episode is the first in a series of episodes on the topic of mental health inside the world of sports.
HockDish is a weekly hockey podcast with Stanley Cup winner Tom Chorske, who will bring in people from around the entire world of hockey in this interview-format podcast! The Hock Dish, available now from Zone Coverage.
Tom Chorske (@hockeylogic) is a retired American hockey player who played eleven seasons in the NHL, winning a Stanley Cup with the New Jersey Devils in 1995. He went to high school at Minneapolis Southwest High School, and was named Mr. Hockey as the states most outstanding high school hockey player in 1985.
Chorske retired from hockey in 2002 and returned to the University of Minnesota to complete his undergraduate degree. He is now a father to two high school hockey players, and works as an analyst for Fox Sports North covering the Minnesota Wild and University of Minnesota Golden Gopher NCAA hockey games.