Director, Youth Hockey
Phone: (719) 538-1185
Mark Tabrum joined USA hockey in July 1999 as the manager of adult hockey before transitioning to the director of USA Hockey’s Coaching Education Program one year later, in September 2000. After serving as Director, Coaching Education Program for 21 years leading the creation of USA Hockey's coaching resources and overseeing two major curriculum initiatives, Tabrum was named as the director of youth hockey in December 2021. His responsibilities include managing USA Hockey's youth hockey resources and youth programming.
Prior to working at USA Hockey, Tabrum spent six seasons (1993-99) as an assistant coach at Colorado College, helping lead the Tigers to three regular-season WCHA Championships (1994, 1995, 1996), five NCAA Regional appearances (1995-99) and two Frozen Four berths (1996, 1997).
Tabrum also served as an assistant coach with the University of Wisconsin River Falls men’s ice hockey team (1986-88), helping the team capture the 1988 NCAA Division III National Championship.
In 1989, the Washington native founded the North American Hockey League’s Indianapolis Jr. Ice, serving as head coach and general manager for five seasons and leading the team to a pair of division titles. The team also played in two junior national championships (1992, 1993).
A 1986 graduate of Miami (Ohio) University, Tabrum served as head coach of the 1995 United States Under-17 Select Team and an assistant coach for the 1993 U.S. Under-17 Select Team. He remains active in coaching as a high school hockey bench boss in Colorado Springs, Colo., and as a frequent coach at USA Hockey’s National Player Development Camps.