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.