2018 Parade Grand Marshal – Dean Blais
Dean Blais was the Grand Marshal for the 2018 Potato Bowl-UND Homecoming Parade. Blais is one of the most successful coaches in UND Hockey history compiling a 265-115-34 record in his 10 seasons at UND (1994-5 thru 2003-4). Blais’ teams won the WCHA title 5 times and two National Championships (1994 & 2000). He was named the WCHA’s Coach of the Year 4 times and won the Spencer Penrose Award (National Coach of the Year) twice. He entered the UND Athletic Hall of Fame in 2018.