Athletic Hall of Fame adds seven in 2011 - Charlie Basch
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Charlie Basch ’50 ’65
Longtime St. Cloud State coach and instructor Basch served the University from 1968-91. He was head hockey coach until 1984, and was an assistant football coach for 10 years. He coached seven hockey All- Americans including two-time All-Americans Pat Sullivan and Dave Reichel. In 1979-80 the Huskies posted a 20-9-1 record and advanced to the NCAA DII-III Western Division Playoffs. St. Cloud State returned to the Western Division II Playoffs in 1980-81 with a 19-11-1 record. Basch was among a group of college hockey coaches who formed the Northern Collegiate Hockey Association in 1981-82 which further promoted the college game at the Division II and III level.