|Born||April 26, 1963,|
Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.
|6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
174 lb (79 kg; 12 st 6 lb)
|Pro clubs||Maine Mariners|
|NHL Draft||171st overall, 1981|
|Alma mater||Providence College|
|Head coaching record|
|Overall||66–116–28 (.381) [college]|
Tim Army (born April 26, 1963) is an American former professional ice hockey player. In 2018, he became the head coach with the Iowa Wild of the American Hockey League (AHL). Army was selected by the Colorado Rockies in the 9th round (171st overall) of the 1981 NHL Entry Draft.
Army played four seasons at Providence College with the Providence Friars, where during the 1984–85 season he was rewarded for his outstanding play when he was named to the NCAA (East) First All-American Team and was selected as a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award.
Coaching career[edit | edit source]
Army played just two professional seasons before retiring due to injury. He returned to the Friars in serving as an assistant coach from 1988 to 1993, before accepting a NHL assistant coaching role with the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim from 1993 to 1997. After five seasons with the Washington Capitals as an assistant, Army secured his first head coach role with the Portland Pirates of the American Hockey League (AHL) in 2002.
In 2005, Army left the Pirates to take up the head coaching role with Providence College. Army directed the Friars program for six seasons before he returned to the NHL with the Colorado Avalanche as a video coach for the 2011–12 season. He was elevated to an assistant coach for the following season under Joe Sacco. He continued in an assistant coach role over the next five seasons under Sacco, Patrick Roy and Jared Bednar before his release from the club following the 2016–17 season.
Army then became an assistant coach for the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins, the AHL affiliate of the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 2017–18 season. After one season, he was hired as the head coach of the Iowa Wild, the AHL affiliate of the Minnesota Wild, for the 2018–19 season.
Army has served as an assistant coach for the United States men's national ice hockey team at the 1994 and 1996 Men's World Ice Hockey Championships, and at the 2004 World Cup of Hockey, and also the 2012 World Cup of Hockey
Head coaching record[edit | edit source]
College[edit | edit source]
|Providence Friars (Hockey East) (2005–2011)|
|2005–06||Providence||17–16–3||14–10–3||5th||Hockey East Quarterfinals|
|2006–07||Providence||10–23–3||9–15–3||8th||Hockey East Quarterfinals|
|2007–08||Providence||14–17–5||11–11–5||5th||Hockey East Quarterfinals|
Conference Regular Season Champion
Conference Tournament Champion
Awards and honors[edit | edit source]
|All-Hockey East First Team||1984–85|||
|AHCA West First-Team All-American||1984–85|||
|Hobey Baker Award Finalist||1984–85|||
References[edit | edit source]
- PC Names Tim Army New Hockey Coach. Scout.Com (2005-05-05). Retrieved on 2005-05-15.
- "Former Avalanche assistant not surprised he was let go", 2017-05-24. Retrieved on 2017-05-24.
- Penguins Add Army as Assistant Coach (August 10, 2017).
- Tim Army Named Next Iowa Wild Head Coach (July 19, 2018).
- "Hockey East All-Teams", College Hockey Historical Archives. Retrieved on May 19, 2013.
- HockeyEastOnline.com - All-Americans
- Hobey Baker Award winners, finalists :: USCHO.com :: U.S. College Hockey Online
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- Tim Army's career stats at Eliteprospects.com
- Tim Army's career stats at The Internet Hockey Database
|Awards and achievements|
|Hockey East Scoring Champion
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