Tom Upton will serve as assistant coach for the 2022 U.S. Under-18 Men’s Select Team for the first time. Upton was recently named as assistant coach for the upcoming season for the University of Massachusetts men’s ice hockey team.
Upton recently wrapped up his second season as head coach for the USHL’s Madison Capitols, leading the team to a Clark Cup Finals. Prior to his time with the Capitols, Upton served as assistant coach for three seasons at Mercyhurst University where he helped the team to the Atlantic Hockey Association regular season title.
He served as assistant coach for the USHL’s Youngstown Phatoms (2016-17) as well as the Cedar Rapids RoughRiders (2013-14) in between his stint as GM/head coach of the NAHL’s Minnesota Magicians.
The Austin, Texas native played defense for four years of Division III Ice Hockey at the University of Wisconsin-Steven Point after his three seasons in the NAHL.