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SCOTT YOUNG | Assistant Coach Following a Hall of Fame career that included three Olympic appearances as a player, Scott Young will make his Olympic coaching debut in PyeongChang, South Korea. Currently serving as the director of player develop- ment for the Pittsburgh Penguins, Young spent 17 seasons in the NHL, winning Stanley Cups with Pittsburgh (1991) and Colorado (1996). On the international stage, he is one of only 12 U.S.-born men's players to compete in three Olympic Winter Games (1988, 1922, 2002). He also played for the U.S. in three IIHF World Junior Championships (1985, 1986, 1987), three IIHF Men's World Championships (1987, 1989, 1994) and was a member of the 1996 World Cup of Hockey title team. CHRIS CHELIOS | Assistant Coach After a Hall of Fame career that spanned 26 seasons as a player, Chris Chelios is making his debut as a member of the coaching staff for an Olympic team. A s a p l ay e r, t h e C h i c a g o n a t i ve r e p r e s e n t e d the United States on 10 occasions, including four Olympic Winter Games (1984, 1998, 2002, 2006), three Canada Cups (1984, 1987, 1991), two World Cup of Hockey events (1996, 2004) and once at the World Junior Championship (1982). In addition to helping the U.S. win the championship in the inaugural World Cup of Hockey in 1996, Chelios captained the 2002 U.S. Olympic Men's Team that earned a silver medal in Salt Lake City. Men's C O A C H I N G S TA F F FEBRUARY 2018 USAHOCKEYMAGAZINE.COM // 29 RON ROLSTON | Assistant Coach After a career of developing the next generation of U.S. talent, Ron Rolston is making his Olympic debut as a member of the U.S. coaching staff. One of the most decorated coaches in USA Hockey's National Team Development Program history, Rolston served seven seasons as a head coach (2004-2011), leading the U.S. to three gold medals and one silver medal at the IIHF Men's Under-18 World Championship. At the professional level, Rolston led the Rochester Americans to back-to-back runs to the Calder Cup playoffs, which earned him a brief stint as the head coach of the Buffalo Sabres. KEITH ALLAIN | Assistant Coach Keith Allain is making his third trip to the Olympic Winter Games as an assistant coach having pre- viously served on the staffs with the 1992 and 2006 U.S. teams. He was an assistant with the U.S. Men's National Team in 2005 and 2006, and was a three-time head coach for the U.S. National Junior Team (2001, 2002, 2011). Additionally, he served as an assistant coach for the U.S. Team that captured the first World Cup of Hockey title in 1996, and was the goalie coach for the 2004 U.S. World Cup of Hockey Team. A former starting goaltender for Yale, Allain is currently the head coach at his alma mater, leading the Bulldogs to its first NCAA national championship in 2013. T O N Y G R A N AT O I S M A K I N G H I S OLYMPIC HEAD COACHING DEBUT after previously serving as an assistant coach with the 2014 U.S. Olympic Men's Team. Prior to taking over the head coaching duties at his alma mater, the University of Wisconsin, Granato helped the Pittsburgh Penguins to four consecutive playoff appearances as an assistant coach. Previously, he spent six sea- sons with the Colorado Avalanche, including nearly three years as head coach. As a player, the Downers Grove, Ill., native skated for three NHL clubs during a 13-year professional career. Internationally, Granato represented the United States in seven international competitions, including the 1988 Olympic Winter Games, the 1991 Canada Cup, three IIHF Men's World Championships (1985, 1986, 1987 ) and two IIHF World Junior Championships (1983, 1984). TONY GRANATO Head Coach 2018 U.S. Men's Olympic Team Coaching Staff

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