Tuesday, March 10, 2009
Eric D. Johnson ’97, St. Louis Park, is assistant commissioner of the new Girls Upper Midwest High School Elite League, a Twin Cities-based fall league for gifted hockey players that will be a launching pad for likely college players. Johnson played on the men’s hockey team from 1992-95 and captained the first Huskies squad to reach the Western Collegiate Hockey Association Final Five. He is the varsity girls’ hockey coach at Minnetonka High School and a co-owner of Impact Hockey, a Minneapolis training program. Johnson holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing.