Mark Phalon joined the University of Alaska Anchorage hockey staff as an assistant coach in the summer of 2018.
Phalon joins the Seawolves after spending the previous three seasons (2015-18) as an assistant coach at Hobart College. He helped the Statesmen to a 59-16-11 mark and three NCAA Tournament Appearances. During his time in Geneva, N.Y., the Statesmen had six AHCA All-Americans and 12 all-conference players.
Phalon jumped to the professional ranks working with the Toronto Marlies (AHL) as the video coach in 2013, before being promoted to the Toronto Maple Leafs in 2014. He started his collegiate coaching career at St. Lawrence where he served as video coach for six seasons (2003-08). Phalon was the director of hockey operations at Northeastern University for six seasons (2008-13).
Phalon graduated with a bachelor's degree in business administration from SUNY-Potsdam in 2007 and a master's degree in educational leadership from St. Lawrence in 2008.