Brian Sherry begins his first season at USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program as the assistant director of player personnel. His responsibilities include identification, education and recruitment of potential players for the NTDP.
Sherry came to the NTDP after two years (2009-11) with Puck Agency LLC, where he communicated with perspective players and parents in recruiting and signing athletes with the agency.
Prior to his stint with Puck Agency LLC, Sherry served as an assistant director of athletics and as a business manager for Manhattanville College (2008-2009). While at Manhattanville, he also spent time behind the bench as associate head coach for the Valiants’ hockey team.
Sherry began his career as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for Bentley (Mass.) College from 2004-05. Following that season, he left to help implement the first Becker (Mass.) College hockey team in 2005. Sherry served as assistant athletic director and associate head coach for the Hawks during the team’s inaugural season (2005-06).
Following his time with Becker College, Sherry joined the staff of the United States Military Academy’s Army hockey team as assistant coach and recruiting coordinator. He coordinated all recruiting efforts from initial correspondence, student and parent campus visits and the application and signing processes.
The Lansing, Mich. native was a four-year letterwinner with the University of Findlay (2001-04) and a three-time member of the CHA’s All-Academic team (2002-04). Sherry also skated for the North American Hockey League’s Springfield Jr. Blues (1998-2000).
Sherry graduated from Findlay in 2004 with a degree in business management and marketing and completed his masters in Sports Business Management in 2010 at Manhattanville College. He currently resides in Lansing, Mich.