St. John's Appoints David Sauer '05 as Girls Hockey Coach

St. John’s College High School welcomes SJC alumnus David Sauer as the girls ice hockey Coach, beginning August 1, 2021. A founding member of SJC’s ice hockey program, he played as the original goaltender, defenseman, and alternate captain during his last year as a student during the 2004–05 season. 
 
Sauer has served as the Assistant Head Coach for the SJC Boys Varsity Hockey program since 2018, leading the team to reach the WCAC Championship in 2018–19 and the MPHL Finals in 2019–20, helping the program achieve the Washington Post #1 Ranked Teamthe same year.
 
Sauer began playing hockey at age 8 in Maryland. After graduating from St. John’s College High School in 2005, he went on to the University of Maryland where he earned a bachelor’s degree in business management in 2014, and a master’s in data analytics in 2018.
 
Sauer believes that sport is a reflection of life. Perseverance is key, challenges are an opportunity to rise, and success is built on overcoming failure. Anyone can achieve what they put their mind to. Getting someone to believe in themselves is the first step.
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