The Edmonton Oilers have dipped into the collegiate ranks to find a new assistant coach.

Brian Wiseman joined the Oilers on Tuesday after seven seasons as an assistant with the University of Michigan.

Wiseman joins the coaching staff of new head coach Dave Tippett along with associate coach Jim Playfair, assistant coach Glen Gulutzan, goaltending coach Dustin Schwartz and video coach Jeremy Coupal.

The 48-year-old Wiseman, who also played four seasons at Michican in the early 1990s, was previously an assistant coach with the AHL’s Houston Aeros and helped them reach the Calder Cup final in 2011.