Players & Parents
Rich Hansen joined USA Hockey in 2011, working in the adult hockey department. He moved to his current role as an ADM regional manager in 2015. In that role, he serves USA Hockey's Atlantic (Delaware, Eastern Pennsylvania and New Jersey) and New York Districts, working with local associations and programs in those areas as a leading resource for age-appropriate training, competition and long-term athlete development.
Hansen's youth hockey coaching experience includes having assisted as an on-ice instructor at both the 2014 and 2015 USA Hockey Select 16 Player Development Camps. In addition, he has been part of the coaching staff for the Air Academy High School boys hockey team in Colorado Springs, Colorado, since 2011.
Prior to joining the USA Hockey staff, Hansen played six seasons of professional hockey after completing a four-year collegiate career (2001-05) that landed him among Mercyhurst College’s all-time NCAA Division I scoring leaders. The New York native is a Level 4-certified USA Hockey coach.