The WCHA is the best conference in college hockey. Sadly, it seems to be nearing the end of its life.
The Big Ten will take Minnesota and Wisconsin while the National College Hockey Conference will take North Dakota, Denver, Colorado College, Minnesota-Duluth and Nebraska-Omaha.
Let's not get sad, but let's remember the success of the WCHA. Currently, the WCHA's programs have won 31 national championships. Denver, North Dakota, Wisconsin, and Minnesota are widely regarded as four of the best college hockey programs in the country.
Not only is the WCHA home to fantastic teams, but fantastic coaches. So here is my list of the top five current WCHA coaches.