Scott Aldrich, who works full-time for USA Hockey as manager of hockey operations, is serving as team leader for the 2021 U.S. Men's National Team.
He has a long history of involvement with U.S. teams on the international stage
Most recently, he was the equipment manager for the 2021 gold medal-winning U.S. National Junior Team, after serving in the same position at the 2020 IIHF World Junior Championship.
Aldrich also worked with the U.S. Men's National Team during the 2019 IIHF Men's World Championship and with the U.S. Women's National Team during the 2019 Rivalry Series against Canada. He also was part of the staff for the U.S. Women's National Team's pre-tournament training camp in Chicago ahead of the 2018 Four Nations Cup, as well as during the 2018 U.S. Women's National Team Evaluation Camp in September.
He served in the same role for the 2018 U.S. Olympic Men’s Ice Hockey Team that competed in PyeongChang, South Korea. Aldrich also previously served the U.S. National Junior Team for eight years, including during the squad's gold-medal run at the 2017 tournament in Montreal and Toronto, Canada.
A member of Team USA's bronze medal-winning squad at the 2015 IIHF Men's World Championship in Ostrava and Prague, Czech Republic, Aldrich was also with the U.S. team that claimed bronze at the 2013 IIHF Men's World Championship in Stockholm, Sweden, and Helsinki, Finland.
Employed full-time by USA Hockey since 2003, Aldrich was promoted to manager of hockey operations for the organization in December of 2014.
From 1996-2001, Aldrich was the head equipment manager for Michigan Tech University's athletic department. He also worked for the East Coast Hockey League's Columbia Inferno from 2001-03.