Jackie Barto: Head Coach 1999-2011
Barto coached 440 games in her 12 year career with the Buckeyes and ranked eighth in career victories among NCAA Division I coaches. During her tenure, she coached all six of OSU's Olympians. In the 2006-07 season she reached the 20-win mark for the first time in program history and set the record for the Buckeyes' longest unbeaten streak at 10 games.
"After coaching at my alma mater, I chose to pursue the opportunity at Ohio State. I had tremendous excitement in beginning the women's ice hockey program. Our staff and student-athletes were able to set a strong foundation for a new program that was based on work ethic, excellence and quality individuals." - Jackie Barto
"Our student-athletes during the early years were pioneers and outstanding individuals for the program. They were key to the growth of the program." - Jackie Barto
Buckeyes Blank Boston College To Advance To Frozen Four
March 10, 2018
Lauren Boyle netted the first NCAA Tournament goal in program history to give OSU a 1-0 lead just over 10 minutes into the second period.
Nadine Muzerall: Head Coach 2016-Present
Muzerall is entering her fourth season at the helm for the Scarlet and Gray. In just three years, she has led the team to back-to-back, 20-win seasons and a Frozen Four appearance for the first time in program history. In 2018, Muzerall was named WCHA Coach of the Year.
"I saw what Ohio State could be. I have this vision of greatness and we have the best resources and support in the entire country." - Nadine Muzerall
"They want to win here. They want to do things the right way and they care about the student-athletes, but we also want to win." - Nadine Muzerall
"I believe in our culture and what we've grown. That to me was the biggest thing, creating a different mindset, creating that winning mind set. We have fantastic leadership and I think our culture is very elite." - Nadine Muzerall
"Those were the two biggest things, was building a program with an elite athletic status and being a woman as a head coach and showing these young student-athletes that you can do it, you don't have to sacrifice everything. You can get it done." - Nadine Muzerall
2019-20 Season Preview
Ohio State opens the season with a home series against the St. Lawrence University Saints on Sept. 27-28.
Business picks up as OSU faces reigning national champion Wisconsin on Oct. 11-12.
The Bucks return to Columbus after a weekend on the road to host last season's national runner-up Minnesota for alumni weekend on Oct. 25-26.
Despite only having one series in December, OSU will have its hands full when it faces Princeton in a two-game series in Las Vegas on Dec. 14-15.
The Bucks take the ice for the first time in 2020 when they host Minnesota State on Jan. 10-11.
Ohio State is set to clash with the Minnesota Golden Gophers on an outdoor rink as part of the 14th annual Hockey Day in Minnesota on Jan. 18.
The regular season comes to an end with a series against St. Cloud State in Columbus on Feb. 21-22.
The postseason gets underway in the final weekend of February with the first round of the WCHA Tournament on Feb. 28-Mar. 1.