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Published July 01, 2013, 05:54 PM

Fenton Named NCHC Commissioner

Josh Fenton is the new commissioner of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference.

By: Dan Corey, WDAZ

It was announced Monday that Josh Fenton will be the new commissioner of the National Collegiate Hockey Conference. The Litchfield, Minn. native will take over for Jim Scherr, who resigned as league commissioner in May to take a position with the European Games.

Fenton most recently served as senior associate athletic director for finance and administration at Miami(OH). He also managed the athletic department's $21 million annual budget.

Josh Fenton, "It's a tremendous day for our family. I'm really feeling humbled, privileged, and honored to lead eight great institutions in what will be hopefully the best conference in all of college hockey."

Dave Hakstol, University of North Dakota Men's Hockey Coach, "He's a been part of the organization of the league from behind the scenes. He has an outstanding background in the business side of college athletics and I'm real confident that he'll come in and do a very good job for the eight institutions within the NCHC."

Fenton will take over July 15th.

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