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U.S. Under-18 Select Team Roster

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No. Name Height (cm) Weight (kg) Birthdate S/C Hometown 2015-16 Team College Committed
9 Christopher Berger 5-8 (173) 158 (72) 4/14/98 L Williamsville, N.Y. Buffalo Junior Sabres (OJHL) Brown University (2016-17)
10 Henry Crone 5-8 (173) 153 (69) 2/19/98 L Cedar Hill, Texas Omaha Lancers (USHL) Boston University (2016-17)
11 Timmy Gettinger 6-5 (196) 205 (93) 4/14/98 L North Olmsted, Ohio Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL)
12 Patrick Harper 5-7 (170) 146 (66) 7/29/98 L New Canaan, Conn. Avon Old Farms (USHS) Boston University (2017-18)
14 William Knierim 6-3 (188) 207 (94) 1/22/98 R Skokie, Ill. Dubuque Fighting Saints (USHL) Miami University (2016-17)
15 John Leonard 5-11 (180) 187 (85) 8/7/98 L Amherst, Mass. Green Bay Gamblers (USHL) University of Massachusetts - Amherst (2016-17)
17 Hugh McGing 5-8 (173) 158 (72) 7/11/98 L Chicago, Ill. Cedar Rapids RoughRiders (USHL) Western Michigan University (2016-17)
18 Casey Mittelstadt 5-11 (180) 192 (87) 11/22/98 L Eden Prairie, Minn. Eden Prairie High School (USHS) University of Minnesota (2017-18)
19 Drake Rymsha 5-11 (180) 187 (85) 8/6/98 R Huntington Woods, Mich. London Knights (OHL)
20 Riley Tufte 6-5 (196) 205 (93) 4/10/98 L Ham Lake, Minn. Fargo Force (USHL) University of Minnesota - Duluth (2016-17)
21 Garrett Wait 6-0 (181) 163 (74) 6/13/98 L Edina, Minn. Waterloo Blackhawks (USHL) University of Minnesota (2016-17)
22 Kailer Yamamoto 5-7 (170) 140 (63) 9/29/98 R Spokane, Wash. Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
23 Benjamin Lown 5-7 (170) 146 (66) 6/22/98 R Newport Coast, Calif. Wichita Falls Wildcats (NAHL) Miami University (2017-18)

Defensemen

No. Name Height (cm) Weight (kg) Birthdate S/C Hometown 2015-16 Team College Committed
2 Cameron Dineen 5-11 (180) 175 (79) 6/19/98 L Toms River, N.J. North Bay Battalion (OHL)
3 Mitch Eliot 5-11 (180) 182 (83) 2/6/98 R Grosse Pointe, Mich. Muskegon Lumberjacks (USHL) Michigan State University (2016-17)
4 Ty Farmer 5-9 (175) 173 (78) 1/6/98 R O'Fallon, Mo. Youngstown Phantoms (USHL) Michigan State University (2016-17)
5 Benjamin Gleason 6-0 (181) 170 (77) 3/25/98 L Ortonville, Mich. London Knights (OHL)
6 Andrew Peeke 6-3 (190) 198 (90) 3/17/98 R Parkland, Fla. Green Bay Gamblers (USHL) Notre Dame University (2016-17)
7 Scott Perunovich 5-8 (173) 150 (68) 8/18/98 L Hibbing, Minn. Hibbing High School (USHS) University of Minnesota - Duluth (2017-18)
8 Samuel Rossini 6-2 (188) 193 (88) 6/19/98 L Inver Grove Heights, Minn. Waterloo Black Hawks (USHL) University of Minnesota (2016-17)

Goaltenders

No. Name Height Weight Birthdate S/C Hometown 2015-16 Team College Committed
1 Stephen Dhillon 6-3 (190) 177 (80) 9/14/98 L Buffalo, N.Y. Niagara IceDogs (OHL)
30 Dayton Rasmussen 6-1 (185) 200 (91) 11/4/98 L Eden Prairie, Minn. Waterloo Blackhawks (USHL) University of Denver (2018-19)

Staff

Title Name Hometown
Head Coach Derek Plante Cloquet, Minn.
Assistant Coach Clark Donatelli Providence, R.I.
Assistant Coach Bob Mancini Seaford, N.Y.
Assistant Coach Phil Osaer Livonia, Mich.
Athletic Trainer Kevin Krueger Gulf Breeze, Fla.
Equipment Manager Dana Bryson Manhattan Beach, Calif.
Physician Dr. Chris Bookout Gulf Breeze, Fla.
General Manager/USAH Senior Director, Hockey Development Kevin McLaughlin Colorado Springs, Colo.
Communications Alyssa Girardi Dearborn, Mich.

Forwards

No. Name Hometown 2015-16 Team
9 Christopher Berger Williamsville, N.Y. Buffalo Junior Sabres (OJHL)
10 Henry Crone Cedar Hill, Texas Omaha Lancers (USHL)
11 Timmy Gettinger North Olmsted, Ohio Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds (OHL)
12 Patrick Harper New Canaan, Conn. Avon Old Farms (USHS)
14 William Knierim Skokie, Ill. Dubuque Fighting Saints (USHL)
15 John Leonard Amherst, Mass. Green Bay Gamblers (USHL)
17 Hugh McGing Chicago, Ill. Cedar Rapids RoughRiders (USHL)
18 Casey Mittelstadt Eden Prairie, Minn. Eden Prairie High School (USHS)
19 Drake Rymsha Huntington Woods, Mich. London Knights (OHL)
20 Riley Tufte Ham Lake, Minn. Fargo Force (USHL)
21 Garrett Wait Edina, Minn. Waterloo Blackhawks (USHL)
22 Kailer Yamamoto Spokane, Wash. Spokane Chiefs (WHL)
23 Benjamin Lown Newport Coast, Calif. Wichita Falls Wildcats (NAHL)

Defensemen

No. Name Hometown 2015-16 Team
2 Cameron Dineen Toms River, N.J. North Bay Battalion (OHL)
3 Mitch Eliot Grosse Pointe, Mich. Muskegon Lumberjacks (USHL)
4 Ty Farmer O'Fallon, Mo. Youngstown Phantoms (USHL)
5 Benjamin Gleason Ortonville, Mich. London Knights (OHL)
6 Andrew Peeke Parkland, Fla. Green Bay Gamblers (USHL)
7 Scott Perunovich Hibbing, Minn. Hibbing High School (USHS)
8 Samuel Rossini Inver Grove Heights, Minn. Waterloo Black Hawks (USHL)

Goaltenders

No. Name Hometown 2015-16 Team
1 Stephen Dhillon Buffalo, N.Y. Niagara IceDogs (OHL)
30 Dayton Rasmussen Eden Prairie, Minn. Waterloo Blackhawks (USHL)

Staff

Title Name Hometown
Head Coach Derek Plante Cloquet, Minn.
Assistant Coach Clark Donatelli Providence, R.I.
Assistant Coach Bob Mancini Seaford, N.Y.
Assistant Coach Phil Osaer Livonia, Mich.
Athletic Trainer Kevin Krueger Gulf Breeze, Fla.
Equipment Manager Dana Bryson Manhattan Beach, Calif.
Physician Dr. Chris Bookout Gulf Breeze, Fla.
General Manager/USAH Senior Director, Hockey Development Kevin McLaughlin Colorado Springs, Colo.
Communications Alyssa Girardi Dearborn, Mich.