Scott Young is serving as an assistant coach for a U.S. Olympic Men’s Ice Hockey Team for the first time.
Young is currently an assistant coach to the men’s ice hockey team at Boston University after serving as their director of men’s ice hockey operations from 2014-15. Young, who retired from the NHL in 2006, was the head coach at St. Mark's School, his alma mater, for four seasons (2010-2014).
Young’s international playing career spanned from 1985 through 2002. He is one of only 12 U.S.-born men’s hockey players to compete in three Olympic Winter Games (1988, 1992, 2002). He also played for the U.S. in three IIHF World Junior Championships, helping Team USA to its first-ever medal at the event in 1986.
Young also played for Team USA in three IIHF Men’s World Championships (1987, 1989, 1994) and helped author one of the greatest moments in American hockey history as a member of the 1996 World Cup of Hockey champions.
Young spent 17 successful seasons playing in the National Hockey League, winning two Stanley Cup championships (1991-Pittsburgh, 1996-Colorado) while amassing 342 goals and 415 assists in 1,181 regular-season games. The former Boston University Terrier ranks No. 15 among all American players in NHL games played, No. 12 in goals and No. 20 in points.