Media report on hockey coach Gendron’s contract extension

The Bangor Daily News, Portland Press Herald and WABI (Channel 5) reported University of Maine men’s ice hockey coach Red Gendron has signed a two-year contract extension. “It is an honor to coach at this outstanding university and to work with so many dedicated faculty, administrators, staff and, of course, with dedicated alumni and fans who support us,” Gendron said. The terms of the extension, which runs through the 2019 season, remain unchanged from the current contract, according to the BDN. “We are confident in Coach Gendron’s ability to continue to build the men’s ice hockey program,” said Karlton Creech, UMaine’s director of athletics. “We believe he is on the right path to success, and we are committed to continuing to grow under his leadership.”