Nick Fohr enters his second season as an assistant coach at USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program. He will help guide the U.S. National Under-18 Team during the 2012-13 campaign.
Fohr most recently was behind the bench as assistant coach for Team USA during the 2012 Memorial of Ivan Hlinka Tournament in the Czech Republic.
In his first season as an assistant coach (2011-12), Fohr helped lead the U.S. National Under-17 Team to first place finishes in two international tournaments: the 2011 Four Nations Tournament in Balishikha, Russia and the 2012 Vlad Dzurilla Under-18 Tournament in Piestany, Slovakia. He also helped guide the U.S. to a second place finish at the 2012 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Windsor, Ont.
Domestically, Team USA earned a playoff spot in the United States Hockey League Clark Cup playoffs due in part to the play of the Under-17 Team.
Fohr came to the NTDP after completing his second stint at the University of Nebraska at Omaha as director of hockey operations. He previously served in the same position from 2004-07 before working behind the bench as assistant coach for the Mavericks (2007-2010). Fohr also spent time at UNO as an undergraduate assistant coach in 2002-03.
Prior to his time with the Mavericks, the Grand Forks, N.D. native was an undergraduate assistant coach at Miami (Ohio) University.
Fohr was a four-year letterwinner with UNO (1998-2002) and earned his degree in exercise science. He also played for two seasons with the United States Hockey League's Lincoln Stars (1996-98), where he earned a spot on the USHL All-Star Team in 1997-98.