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2024 U18 MWC | Ryan Bourque

This is Ryan Bourque's first time serving as an assistant coach of the U.S. National Under-18 Team.

Bourque, who is in his first season as an assistant coach for USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program, served in the same capacity for Team USA at the 2023 Under-18 Five Nations Tournament, where the U.S. finished first, and again at the 2024 Under-18 Five Nations Tournament.

Bourque, an NTDP alum (2007-09), spent two seasons as an assistant coach for the ECHL's South Carolina Stingrays, where he helped lead the team to a South Division championship in 2022-23.

Bourque played nine seasons of professional hockey from 2011-2020. The Topsfield, Massachusetts, native skated in 585 American Hockey League games with the Connecticut Whale, Hartford Wolf Pack, Hershey Bears and Bridgeport Sound Tigers. Bourque reached the game's top level in the 2014-15 season with the New York Rangers.

Additionally, Bourque brought home four medals for the United States, including golds at the 2009 IIHF Under-18 Men's World Championship and 2010 IIHF World Junior Championship.