About

MISSON

The Ice Arena continues to undergo a spectacular transformation! Its promising future is ensured by a mission that includes the following objectives:

  • To develop and encourage interest in skating as an affordable family recreational activity
  • To create opportunities to learn how to skate and to pursue skating beyond the introductory level
  • To provide a suitable environment for the training and competition of figure skaters and hockey players
  • To enhance economic development & tourism by hosting athletic events, competitions, tournaments, shows and events

HISTORY

Located on the campus of BGSU in Bowling Green, Ohio, the Slater Family Ice Arena has been serving the University and local communities for 51 years since our grand opening in February of 1967. The BGSU Ice Arena was named Slater Family Ice Arena in 2017 in honor of a transformative gift from Scott Slater and his family that was designed to advance the future of the facility.

The 50-year legacy of Bowling Green’s beloved Ice Arena lives on as we begin the next 50 years of excellence and service to the community.
 

Continue to support ongoing upgrades at the Slater Family Ice Arena by giving back to your local rink.

Ice Arena Renovation Fund: 301800
Ice Arena Fund: 300570

OFFICE STAFF

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Jamie Baringer

Position: Assistant Athletic Director of Arena Operations
Phone: 419-372-2764
Email: jbaring@bgsu.edu

Areas of Interest: Ice Rental & Reservation, Lounge Rental & Reservation  
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Joe Martin

Position: Graduate Assistant, Facility Coordinator
Phone: 419-372-2264
Email: mdjosep@bgsu.edu

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Joe Bernyk

Position: Hockey Coordinator
Phone: 419-372-2164
Email: jbernyk@bgsu.edu

Areas of Interest: Youth Hockey Programs, Adult Hockey Programs

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Michael McPhillips

Position: Coordinator of Ice Arena Services
Phone: 419-372-7412
Email: mmcphil@bgsu.edu

Areas of Interest: Merchandise & Skate Services, Student Employment
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Laura Fischer

Position: Coordinator of Ice Arena Programs
Phone: 419-372-8686
Email: dunnle@bgsu.edu

Areas of Interest: Birthday Parties, Learn to Skate, Figure Skating Programs
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Erik Nagel

Position: Maintenance Superintendent
Phone: 419-372-7488
Email: enagel@bgsu.edu

FALCON HOCKEY ATHLETIC STAFF

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Chris Bergeron

Position: Head Hockey Coach
Email: cjberge@bgsu.edu

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Jimmy Spratt

Position: Director of Hockey Operations
Email: jspratt@bgsu.edu

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Barry Schutte

Position: Assistant Hockey Coach
Email: bschutt@bgsu.edu

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Dan Fischer

Position: Associate Athletic Trainer
Email: dafisch@bgsu.edu

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Ty Eigner

Position: Assistant Hockey Coach
Email: teigner@bgsu.edu

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Scott Jess

Position: Equipment Manager
Email: sjess@bgsu.edu