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Mark Osiecki is in his first season with the Rockford IceHogs after being appointed to the position of Assistant Coach on July 9, 2013.

Osiecki most recently served as head coach at The Ohio State University from 2010-13, where he posted a 46-50-16 record. Prior to joining OSU, Osiecki spent six seasons as an assistant coach at the University of Wisconsin (2004-10) and seven seasons as head coach and general manager of the United States Hockey League’s Green Bay Gamblers (1997-04). The Burnville, Minn., native has also held various coaching titles with USA Hockey, including with the 2010, 2011 and 2013 World Junior Championship squads. Osiecki earned two gold medals (2010, 2013) and one bronze medal (2011) during his coaching tenure with USA Hockey.

Osiecki appeared in 93 career National Hockey League games with Calgary, Ottawa, Winnipeg and Minnesota from 1991-93. He also spent parts of five seasons with Salt Lake, Kalamazoo, Detroit and Minnesota of the International Hockey League from 1990-95. Osiecki represented the United States at the 1992 World Championship, appearing in six games during the tournament.