Dan Stauber

Wisconsin Hockey Wall of Fame

Dan Stauber


Dan Stauber starred at Duluth Denfeld High School and then began a four-year career at the Univeristy of Wisconsin-Superior, where he led the team in scoring twice and captained the team his final two seasons.

Following a year playing professional hockey in Sweden, Stauber embarked on a coaching career that included stops at UW-Eau Claire, Waupaca High School, Denfeld High School, and as an assistant at UW-Superior. In 2000, he was named head coach at UW-Superior. In February of 2015, Stauber won his 249th game, making him the winningest hockey coach in school history.

In Stauber’s first season, he led his team to a third place finish in the NCAA Division III tournament. A year later, his team won the national title for the first time since 1976.

Stauber has been chosen to work at numerous USA Hockey Select festivals and has been involved in WAHA-sponsored programs. After 17 seasons, Stauber retired from UWS in 2016 with a 259-148-58 record.