Zack Cisek joined the Miami hockey staff on a volunteer basis before the 2015-16 after spending the previous two campaigns as a goaltender for the Michigan State Spartans.
Cisek, a native of Canton, Mich., was a two-time Academic All-Big Ten selection with the Spartans. As Miami's volunteer assistant, Cisek works with players on the ice, assisting in skill development and contributing to in-game strategy. He also breaks down film while helping prepare scouting reports. He coordinates the Junior RedHawks program and other community service outreach.
Prior to his time in East Lansing, Cisek played junior hockey with the NAHL’s New Mexico Mustangs, Michigan Warriors and Traverse City North Stars. Before that, he played high school hockey at Detroit Catholic Central, where he served as team captain and was part of two state championship teams. He earned first-team All-State honors during his 2009-10 senior campaign.
Cisek also helps evaluate for USA Hockey over the summer and served as an intern goalie for the Warren Strelow Goaltending Camp during the summer of 2016. He graduated from Michigan State in 2015, earning a bachelor of science in psychology. He is currently working on a master’s degree in sport leadership and management.