Mercyhurst associate head coach Robert Ferraris has left the Lakers program to take the head coaching job at his prep school alma mater, Trinity-Pawling. Ferraris will be the Assistant Director of Admissions at the New York prep school in addition to his role as head hockey coach.
A native of Falmouth, Mass., he played college hockey at Division III Saint Anselm from 1993-1997. Ferraris had been on head coach Rick Gotkin's staff in Erie since the 2005-06 season.
Mercyhurst finished the 2014-15 season 19-16-4, falling one game short of an NCAA bid. The Lakers lost to RIT, 5-1, in the Atlantic Hockey championship game.
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