Greg Rajanen

Induction Year: 2015

Greg Rajanen
Recipient of the Mertz Mortorelli Coaching Achievement Award

Baseball:
Head Coach of Minnesota State Baseball Champions (1976) - Babbitt High School
Coach, Lions Club All-Star Team (1977)
Coach, Adapted Athletics - Anoka, Hennepin Schools (1993-2011) - Four-time State Champions  

Hockey:
Anoka High School Head Coach (1988-1994) - Section 4 Coach of the Year (1991)
Head Coach, 4th place team, Minnesota State Hockey Tournament (1990)
Head Coach, Northwest Suburban Conference Champs (1991) Minnesota Moose (AHL)
Superior, Wisconsin (State runner-up 1977)
Anoka High School Girls (State runner-up 2000)
American Hockey League (minor pro) NCAA Division One

A Superior native who played hockey and baseball for the Yellowjackets, Rajanen was a longtime educator and coach in Minnesota, at Austin High School, Fridley High School, and Anoka High School.

After 22 years coaching at the high school level, Rajanen moved into scouting and enjoyed a lengthy scouting career for the NHL's Calgary Flames before moving into full time player evaluation as part of NHL Central Scouting, a post he holds today.