Class of 2017
PLAYER / BUILDER
Player: Ohio University, Men’s Division 1 (1994-1997)
Head Coach: Ohio University, Men’s Division 1 (2001-2013)
Mr. Morris induction is in recognition of both his accomplishments as a player and as a Coach in the ACHA. In the three seasons that he played at OU, the Bobcats won the Men’s Division 1 National Championship each year (1994-1997), with Morris being named the Tournament MVP in 1996. Dan was also was voted a ACHA Men’s Division 1 First Team All American twice during his time at Ohio. His 123 goals are still a program record.
As a Head Coach, Morris holds the record for wins with 344, and the single season wins record with 34 in 2012-2013. In 2004, the program won their fourth National Championship, with Dan becoming the first person to win a National Championship as a player and a coach.
He was inducted in the Ohio University Hockey Hall of Fame in 2016.