Sanger serves in his fifth year of duty as the team's volunteer assistant coach, working primarily with Wisconsin's goaltenders.
A Madison, Wis., native, Sanger is a former standout goaltender at Colorado College. CC's all-time leader with 76 victories and 16 shutouts, his seven shutouts as a senior in 2001-02 also paces Tiger goaltenders. Sanger's career goals-against average of 2.48 stood as an all-time best for CC until two-time All-American Curtis McElhinney graduated with a 2.32 goals-against average (2001-05).
Following his college career, Sanger played parts of three years of professional hockey at the AHL, ECHL, CHL and UHL level.
A 1997 graduate of Madison Edgewood High School, Sanger posted a 72-13-3 record during his four-year prep career and helped his team win three consecutive Wisconsin Private School state championships.
Sanger has connections to the UW in sister Angie, a former UW volleyball player and his father, Art, who played football for the Badgers. Sanger also enjoyed a stint with the Wisconsin women's hockey program as a volunteer assistant during the program's back-to-back NCAA championship runs in 2005-06 and 2006-07.