Assistant Coach, U.S. National Under-18 Team
Phone: (734) 327-9251 ext. 315
Nick Fohr enters his third season as an assistant coach at USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program.
Last season, Fohr helped the U.S. National Under-18 Team to a first-place finish at the 2012 Four Nations Tournament and a silver-medal performance at the 2013 International Ice Hockey Federation Men’s Under-18 World Championship.
Prior to the 2012-13 regular season, he was assistant coach for the U.S. Under-18 Select Team during the 2012 Memorial of Ivan Hlinka Tournament and also for Team Housley during the inaugural CCM/USA Hockey All-American Prospects Game.
In his first season as assistant coach (2011-12), Fohr helped lead the U.S. National Under-17 Team to first-place finishes at the Four Nations Tournament in Russia and the Vlad Dzurilla Under-18 Tournament in Slovakia. He also guided the U.S. to a second-place finish at the 2012 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Windsor, Ont.
Fohr came to the NTDP after seven seasons at the University of Nebraska-Omaha, where he served as director of hockey operations from 2004-07 and 2010-11. In between those stints, he was assistant coach for UNO (2007-10), and also spent time 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 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.