A Lifetime of Coaching

Category: Athletics

This episode features an interview with Army West Point Head Hockey Coach Brian Riley and your host, the voice of Army Hockey, Nikolai Busko.

In this episode, Coach Riley discusses his own personal journey towards achieving his dream job and fulfilling the Riley family legacy and relives his father’s stories, specifically his success in hockey at the 1960 Squaw Valley Winter Olympics and receiving an Olympic gold medal as a coach. Coach Riley has 18 seasons as Army Hockey’s Head Coach and is just the third Army hockey coach in the past 70 years, following in the footsteps of his father and brother who led the program before him.


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