Assistant Coach Dakota Gottlieb returns to the Razorback hockey program for his third season behind the bench. Prior to stepping behind the bench, Coach Gottlieb played 3 years for the team. Born in Scottsdale, Arizona, Coach Gottlieb had a hockey playing career that included the New Jersey Hitmen and Hampton Roads Whalers where he won the USPHL Premier National Championship before joining the Razorback Hockey team from 2018-2021.
During his first year behind the bench, Coach Gottlieb has helped guide the Razorbacks to one MACHA south title, one MACHA Tournament Championship, and two Nationals appearances. Coach Gottlieb primary responsibility is coaching the defensive group while also assisting with off-ice training.
Coach Gottlieb graduated from the University of Arkansas in 2021 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting and a minor in Chinese. In 2022, he graduated with his Master’s in Professional Accounting Degree, again at the University of Arkansas.
Away from the rink, Coach Gottlieb is an avid gym-goer and chef, often experimenting with new recipes and cuisines.