Phone: (734) 327-9251, ext. 322
Peter Ward is in his fifth season at USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program, serving as the NTDP’s director of player personnel for the second year. His responsibilities include identification, evaluation and recruitment of potential players for the NTDP.
?Ward started with the NTDP in 2008 as the assistant director of player personnel. Prior to that, Ward spent two years (2006-08) as the U.S. director of central scouting for the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. He also spent a year as a scout for the league.
?Ward has also been involved in the sport through multiple coaching roles with various domestic junior hockey teams. In 2007-08, Ward served as the associate head coach for the South Shore Kings of the Eastern Junior Hockey League and helped guide the team to the EJHL semifinals. He also served as an assistant coach for the EJHL’s New England Junior Huskies in 2006-07. Ward served as the head coach and general manager of the Walpole Express of the Atlantic Junior Hockey League in the 2005-06 campaign.
He was also an assistant coach with Thayer Academy (Mass.) in 2004-05.