Coaching Staff

 Head Coach  – Carter Foguth

Carter Foguth was promoted to Head Coach in April of 2019 after serving as Interim  Head Coach since November 20th, 2018. Foguth began his career in coaching as an assistant coach of the Chippewa Steel to start the 2018-2019 season.  Carter brings a wealth of experience to the Steel, having played AAA travel hockey for Detroit Compuware. As a defenseman, he moved on to play one season in the North American Hockey League for the Marquette Rangers and three seasons in the United States Hockey League for the Muskegon Lumberjacks.

Following a four-year junior career, he went on to play Division I college hockey for Minnesota State University, Mankato. Foguth was named assistant captain as a sophomore and team captain as a junior and senior. He finished his four-year college career with 144 games played, +25 rating, 297 blocked shots (led Mavericks in blocked shots the last three years of career), named the teams Unsung Hero as well as being awarded the Don Brose Leadership award following his senior season. 

Foguth is looking forward to bringing his extensive playing career experience to the Chippewa Steel players and helping them develop and grow  as hockey players this season. 

 Outside of the rink, he enjoys being outdoors, hiking, and exercising. Carter is originally from Fenton, Michigan.


Assistant Coach  – Connor White

Connor White was named Assistant Coach for the Chippewa Steel in June of 2019.  White played hockey growing up in Queensbury, New York and began his coaching career with high school programs in Glen Falls/Hudson Falls and then Tri Falls in the state of New York from 2012-2015. White later worked for the Adirondack Thunder of the ECHL as a video coach and hockey operations assistant. White most recently worked for the Morrisville State Mustangs at the NCAA Div. III level from 2016-2019.